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Description: This course will examine the development of several Halakhaic issues in Jewish Festivals: Blowing the Horn (Shoffar) on Rosh Hashana; The Seder of Passover; Sabbath and Yom Tov prohibitions; Sukka in Sukkoth; Hanukah and Hanukiya Candles, Purim’s Seuda (Meal).
This Course will offer to the students close reading of the main texts from the Talmud and the continuation of the Halakhic discussion later in the medieval time in different Jewish communities.
The course will be conducted in English, accompanied by Hebrew texts.
The reading materials will be given to the students through Moodle in accordance with the level of the students in Hebrew and Aramaic and his ability to advance with them in the materials of the course.
Active participation in discussions, each student is occasionally required to prepare reading material in Hebrew and Aramaic from the sources and explain it in order to open the class discussion. At the end of the course, students are required to write a concluding paper.
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