Location: Theological Research Institute Ltd., 50 Madison Avenue, New York, NY
124.5 hours (12 weeks).
Dates: May 2011 – Present.Instructional delivery format: Hybrid course/exam
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to discuss the elements of the chapters of the Book of Joshua concerning the entering of the Jewish people into the holy land; explore the Divine explanations of the Book of Joshua and Judges found in the Oral Torah; and examine and analyze the text using a variety of classical Jewish commentaries
This course is delivered in a distance learning format with a proctored proficiency exam. It includes a study of the Book of Joshua and Judges with a compendium of Prophets, Writings, Babylonian Talmud, Jerusalem Talmud, Malbim, Maharal, Nachmanides, Radak and others, focusing on understanding the major religious and historical elements. Students conduct a close reading of the text to uncover the meaning and understand the message of the narrative.