Professional Development Resources Tag: Talmud

Introducing Rabbi Breuer

From Modern Scholarship in the Study of Torah: Contributions and Limitations, ed. Shalom Carmy, Orthodox Forum Series, New York, 1991. The Orthodox Forum Series... Read more

Issues in Talmud Curricular Development: Why Study Talmud?

Talmud has been studied by students for centuries. Yet the last century has seen rapid change in Jewish community and life. These changes have... Read more

Wisdom and Knowledge of God in Biblical and Talmudic Thought

This article originally appeared in Tradition v.12 #2 Fall, 1971 The ideal of Imitatio Dei occupies a central place in the religious and ethical... Read more

On the Teaching of Talmud: Toward a Methodological Basis for a Curriculum in Oral-Tradition Studies

From Religious Education 92:1 (1997), pp. 61-76. Table of Contents Abstract Introduction Study of Manuscripts, Printings and Commentaries Tannaitic Sources Amoraic Literature Amoraic and Post-Amoraic Material... Read more

Rabban Yochanan ben Zakkai Saves Torah

The three-year Roman siege of Yerushalayim portended doom for Jewish nationalism. The inhabitants of the Holy City were divided; some were wearied from the... Read more

Jewish Studies Curriculum – Columbus Torah Academy

THREE TRACK CURRICULUM FOR JUDAIC STUDIES – A PILOT PROGRAM Students are selected for each track based on previous academic records, a personal interview... Read more

“Of Fainting Maidens and Wells” Bible Study in the Yeshiva Curriculum

My paper dealt with an issue close to my heart: the traditional neglect of Bible study within yeshivot. I am always intrigued how the... Read more
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