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    • Basic Jewish Concepts: Prayer - 14049 - JUDS 1407 - K 

      Haijioff, Lawrence Moshiach (2021-09)
      Introduction to Prayer The Jewish View of Prayer History of Prayer The Temple and the Sacrifices The Beit Kenesset The Concept and Practice of Berachot The Shema Part I The Shema Part II The Amidah I The Establishment, ...
    • BIB1206L: Book of Genesis 

      Schechter, Shoshana (2021-01)
      This course will focus on the analysis of various topics throughout the Book of Genesis. You will be introduced to a wide array of commentaries from ancient to modern times, with a primary focus on understanding Rashi and ...
    • BIB1405: The Book of Leviticus - Fall 2021 

      Reinitz, Sara Enna (2021-09)
      Objectives: (1) Study the latter half of Sefer Vayikra (2) Closely examine selected topics with commentaries (3) Survey the rest of the text through assignments
    • BIB2115N: Book of Joshua - Fall 2021 

      SHAFFER, I. (2021-09)
      Outline of the course: A) Introduction to the Sefer based on the approach of classical and modern mefarshim. B) A look at certain chapters and events in more detail. We will study the book in the form of ‘sugyot’ so that ...
    • BIB3257E: Book of Proverbs - Fall 2021 

      Levine, Michelle J. (2021-09)
      This course aims to provide a critical analysis of the format and composition of the wisdom teachings and sayings in the Book of Mishlei.
    • BIB3307H: Faith & Doubt: Sefer Iyyov through the ages - Fall 2021 

      Reinitz, Sara (2021-09)
      How do we keep faith in the face of challenges? In this course you will learn how Sefer Iyyov (the Book of Job) provided, and continues to provide, spiritual guidance to the Jewish people throughout history. We will explore ...
    • BIB3711M: Selected Megillot/Books Megillat Ruth/Book of Yonah - Fall 2021 

      SHAFFER, RABBI I. (2021-09)
      Outline of the course: A) Introduction to the Sefarim based on the approach of classical and . B) A look at certain chapters and events in more detail. We will study the book in the form of ‘sugyot’ so that you will be ...
    • BIBL1006B: Human Genetics 

      Golin, John (2021-01)
      Course goals: The field of human genetics has expanded enormously over the past decade. This knowledge has shaped advances in law, agriculture, and medicine. One goal of this course is to introduce students to the basic ...
    • BIBL1015A: Introduction to the Bible 

      Mermelstein, Ari (2021-01)
      This course will address the following question: When we speak of תנ"ך as a holy corpus of books, what precisely do we mean? What, exactly, are the markers of sanctity that distinguish תנ"ך from secular literature generally? ...
    • BIBL1081L: Ambiguities in Tanach 

      Price, Nechama (Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, 2022-01)
      COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will visit different types of ambiguities in Tanach. For each type, we will discuss methods of resolution. COURSE GOALS: For the student to learn the necessary skills to deal with ambiguities ...
    • BIBL1082L: Introduction to Exegesis Part 2 

      Price, Nechama (2021-01)
      1. Course Description: This course will visit different ambiguous stories in Tanach. For each type, we will discuss methods of resolution. 2. Course Goals: For the student to learn the necessary skills to deal with ambiguities ...
    • BIBL1083C: Topics in Rashi 

      Shmalo, Mahnaz (Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, 2022-01)
      This is a skills based course that will hone the student’s ability to analyze a biblical text through the eyes of its foremost commentator----Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchaki ( Rashi). Students will become acquainted with the style ...
    • BIBL1085H: Kabbalistic vs Philosophical Bible Interpretation 

      Cohen, Mordechai (Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, 2022-01)
      What are the fundamental concepts of Jewish faith? How are they derived from Tanakh? This course will explore the views of the key rishonim: Rabbenu Saadia Gaon, Rav Yehudah ha-Levi, Rambam, and Ramban on • shekhinah & ...
    • BIBL1086K: TOPICS IN EXEGESIS OF NEHAMA LEIBOWITZ - Fall 2021 

      Rosensweig, Smadar (2021-09)
      We will be studying Dr. Nehama Leibowitz’s Torah insights and interpretations through the prism of her “Iyyunim Hadashim beSefer Shemot”—“New Insights into The Book of Exodus.” We will analyze her exegetical and pedagogic ...
    • BIBL1087HD: The Biblical Commentaries of Rashi and Rashbam - Fall 2021 

      Levine, Michelle J. (2021-09)
      This course is a comparative study of the northern French Ashkenazic commentaries of Rashi and his grandson, Rashbam, on חמשה חומשי תורה .
    • BIBL1117C: PENTATEUCH: The Weekly Portion - Fall 2021 

      Rabinovich, Deena S. (2021-09)
      Topics include [among others]: • From Slavery to the Mitzvah of Bikkurim • Brotherly Resentment: Kayin v Hevel; Brothers v Yosef • What is Righteousness all about? Was Noach a Tzaddik? • Why Does God Test Us?
    • BIBL1160M: WOMEN IN THE BIBLE AND RABBINIC LITERATURE - Fall 2021 

      Rabinovich, Smadar (2021-09)
      The aim of this course is to analyze the lives and spiritual accomplishments of several women in Humash and Nakh. We will examine these great figures as individuals acting within the historical moment and as role models ...
    • BIBL1171K: Personal Development in the Bible 

      Schechter, Shoshana (2021-01)
      This course is geared toward introducing students to an in-depth study of the Bible through various methodologies, exegesis and text. It will include the topical analysis of various themes and characters primarily in the ...
    • BIBL1171K: Personal Development in the Bible - Fall 2021 

      Schechter, Shoshana (2021-09)
      This course is geared toward introducing students to an in-depth study of the Bible through various methodologies, exegesis and text. It will include the topical analysis of various themes and characters primarily in the ...
    • BIBL1212: Women in Genesis 

      Levine, Michelle J. (Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, 2022-01)
      Objective 1: Students will investigate the dynamics of the narratives in which women play a key role in the Genesis stories by analyzing the biblical text with the literary and philological tools of the peshat method of ...