Location: Theological Research Institute Ltd., 50 Madison Avenue, New York, NY
120 hours (12 weeks); in addition, 270 hours of supervised study.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will use fluency in the logic and reasoning of the authors of the Talmud while reviewing medieval commentators Rashi and Tosefot; identify and discuss the sources of logic and reason used in the process of clarifying the boundaries and nuances of the laws of betrothal; and connect the source of the laws to modern day customs and traditions.
This course is delivered in a mentored distance learning format that includes assignments, a learning log, extensive peer-to-peer study and a proctored proficiency exam. It includes an extensive study on Tractate Kiddushin, with a focus on the Mishnah and Talmud, including a thorough study of the commentary on the Talmud by Rabbi Shlomo Yitzkhaki.