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JUDS 1491 - K Interpersonal Relationships & the Workplace
COURSE OBJECTIVES: The course will consist of a study of various religious challenges that confront an observant Jewish woman in the workplace. The course will encompass the following topics: 1) Engagement & distinctiveness: ...
JUDS 1933-NPT Rav Soloveitchik on the Holidays II
Course Description Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik (known often as “The Rav”) was a Rosh Yeshiva at Yeshiva University who laid so much of the foundation of the YU Torah community and its worldview. He has administered ...
JUDS 4939J Weekly Mitzvot II
Course Description This course focuses on learning about Jewish ideas and mitzvot ( commandments) and how they appear in the weekly Torah portion. Each week w e will analyze a single mitzvah, zooming into details and ...
JUDS 1489 - J Interpersonal Relationships
Interpersonal relationships (such as ethics, charity, slander, revenge, usury).
JUDS 4935-L Topics: Development of Jewish Law
II. COURSE TOPICS AND GOALS January 19-March 16 In the first half of the semester we will look at the sources for Rabbinic responsibility, who has that authority, what is the binding nature of Rabbinic ordinances, and ...
JUDS 1604PQT Modern Jewish Problems
Goal: To critically examine a number of issues that are of great significance for the American Jewish community. The themes that will be discussed are: • The Contemporary Theological Significance of the State of Israel: ...
JUDS 1586- L The Sabbath – Modern Problems
Course objective: To analyze and understand how the abstract principles of Halacha can be applied to modern-day issues yielding concrete rulings on matters of technology and its use on Shabbat. The principles of Halacha ...
JUDS 1848H - GHQ Advanced Talmud
Selected Talmudic texts with medieval and modern commentaries; emphasis on methodology; beit midrash method of small-group study supplements lectures. For advanced students in Jewish studies. 0.000 TO 5.000 Credit ...
JUDS 1444 - K Hilchot Niddah II
1. Course Description: This course should serve as a guide through many of the laws of Niddah and related topics. Halacha, as it will be presented, will be traced from its point of origin to modern poskim. However, this ...
JUDS 1440 - D1 Jewish Laws & Custom: Family Law
Course Description: This course will focus on the laws and values of Jewish relationships, marriage, and family life. Topics include the Laws of Family Purity, Mikvah, and the rituals, laws, and customs of the Jewish ...