Professional Development Resources Tag: Talmud

The Halakha and Its Relationship to Social Reality

This article originally appeared in Tradition 13:4, 1973. INTRODUCTION The Halakhah is often depicted as a monolithic cohesive structure a massive pillar of solid... 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

Teaching Midrash from a Developmental Perspective

This article discusses a program designed for a new, more sophisticated method of teaching Tanakh and midrash, so that the standard modern Orthodox Day School... Read more

Learning the Talmud from Within

An Interview with Menahem Kahana This interview originally appeared in Hebrew in Meimad, Vol. 17, August 1999. Translated by Rachel Schloss.     Menahem... Read more