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    • JUDS 1433: Kashrut 

      Pahmer, David (Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, 2022-01)
      In this course we will cover several significant issues in Kashrut, particularly those that have practical relevance. We will usually, though not always, come to practical conclusions. The course has two parts: the first ...
    • JUDS 1439: Jewish Laws & Custom: Family Law I 

      Taubes, Racheli (Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, 2022-01)
      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 ...
    • JUDS 1467: Sephardic Law & Literacy 

      Hidary, Richard (Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, 2022-01)
      Students in this course will explore the differences of laws and customs among various Jewish communities, especially those from the Middle East and Spanish Portuguese. We will trace the sources of these practices back to ...
    • JUDS 1490: Laws in the Relationship Between Children and their Parents 

      Wolff, Daniel (Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, 2022-01)
      INCLUDES: Includes: Sources for honoring parents/ Who is obligated/ Parental wishes vs. personal needs/ Adopted child¶ ren/ Abusive relationships / Religious children and non-religious parents/ Converts and their parents/ ...
    • JUDS 1507: Policy and Halacha 

      Laufer, Kalman (Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, 2022-01)
      COURSE OVERVIEW: In this course we will be exploring areas of Halacha in a serious and thorough manner and learn to apply the approach of Halacha to everyday life experiences. Whether or not you have yet experienced ...
    • JUDS 1512H: Development of Jewish Law 

      Auman, Kenneth (Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, 2022-01)
      COURSE OBJECTIVE: To explore and understand the nature of the halachic process. We will study classical texts of Halacha – the Talmud and its commentaries – in order to gain an understanding of the manner in which ...
    • JUDS 1577: Halachic Issues in the State of Israel 

      Wolff, Daniel (Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, 2022-01)
      Includes: Aliya/ Yom Haatzmaut/ Shmitta / Terumot and Maasrot General: familiarity with the Halachic system and an understanding of the Halachic process, key sefarim and their authors
    • JUDS 1578: Travel in Jewish Law 

      Auman, Kenneth (Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, 2022-01)
      COURSE OBJECTIVE: To explore and understand Jewish Law as it applies to travel – by land, sea, or air. We will study some classical texts of Halacha and survey the views of medieval and modern authorities to gain an ...
    • JUDS 1581: Medical Ethics 

      Cohen, Aaron (Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, 2022-01)
      COURSE OBJECTIVES:¶ The course will cover a variety of topics relating to medical care on Shabbat. Jewish Law (Halacha) prioritizes care for health and human life, but at the same time considers the observance of Shabbat ...
    • JUDS 1582: Medical Ethics: Abortion in Halacha 

      Laufer, Kalman (Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, 2022-01)
      COURSE OVERVIEW: This course will explore questions related to abortion and how Halacha deals with those in a position to consider an abortion. Abortions in general have become more prevalent across the world especially ...
    • JUDS 1601: Modern Jewish Problems 

      Schacter, Jacob J. (Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, 2022-01)
      GOAL: To critically examine the notion that commitment to a halakhically informed way of life requires engaging Jewish law on two levels: 1) the act or performance of the mitzvah as well as 2) the experience of the ...
    • JUDS 1841: Introduction to Talmud 

      Rosensweig, Rachel Fried; Fried-Rosensweig, Rachel (Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, 2022-01)
      Course Description: Welcome to Intro to Talmud! In this course, we will explore some fundamental questions about our Oral Tradition: - What is the Torah she’baal peh? - Who are we talking about when we refer to Chazal, ...
    • JUDS 1844: Intermediate Talmud 

      Kahn, Moshe (Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, 2022-01)
      Objective My goal is to enable students to read and comprehend texts of Talmud and Rishonim. In order to accomplish this I require the students to prepare the assigned material in advance of class. During the formal ...
    • JUDS 1846H: Advanced Talmud 

      Kahn, Moshe (Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, 2022-01)
      1. Objective In my teaching I have several objectives: The student should acquire proficiency in reading, translating, and analyzing precisely Talmud and many of the difficult and complex commentaries of the Rishonim. ...
    • JUDS 4937: Haggadah Insights 

      Bernstein, Jacob Morris (Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, 2022-01)
      COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course focuses primarily on the interpretations of a diverse group of scholars who have written on the Haggadah, a text we are familiar with from the Pesach Seder. We will learn about these ...
    • JHIS 4932H - NPT Liturgical Customs Medieval Europe / JUDS 1204H - NPT Jewish Liturgy 

      Kanarfogel, Ephraim (2021-01)
      The Development of Liturgical Customs and Practices (מנהגי תפילה וברכות ) in Medieval Europe Selected topics in Jewish history. 0.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
    • JHIS 4938H - A Topics: Malbim & Modernity / JPHI 1918H – A Topics: Malbim & Modernity 

      Lerner, Dov (2021-01)
      Course Overview The aim of this class is to explore the thought of one of the most well-known Jewish exegetes of the nineteenth century—Malbim—with a heavy emphasis on his historical and intellectual context. We will ...
    • JUDS 1466 - L The Festivals II: Survey 

      Cohen, Aaron (2021-01)
      COURSE OBJECTIVES: The course will cover a variety of topics relating to Yomim Tovim. Certain topics will be studied in depth, tracing the halacha from earlier sources in chazal and rishonim, until the Shulchan Aruch, ...
    • JUDS 1572 - D2 The Individual in Society 

      Berman, Saul J. (2021-01)
      Environmental Issues; Chumra; Self Incrimination Syllabus Cover Page Course Purposes: This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the varied approaches in the history and literature of Jewish ...
    • JUDS 1002 - J Introduction to Judaism & Biblical Literature II 

      Hajioff, Lawrence Moshiach (2021-01)
      Introduction to Judaism Mitzvot Bein Adam L’Chaveiro Commandments Between Man and Man This course covers the following basic tenets of Jewish thought: Section I: Taming the Inner Critic: Judging Others Favorably Section ...