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 be able to: analyze organizational and familial behavior related to rituals of cleanliness and holidays and apply acquired skills with modern day customs and traditions, focusing on a systematic creation of tradition to preserve ancient culture in a contemporary form.
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 Pesachim, with a focus on the Mishnah and Talmud, including a thorough study of the commentary on the Talmud by Rabbi Shlomo Yitzkhaki.