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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Introducing the Talmud

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 33 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Video 1 Why Study Talmud?5m
Video 2 Where Does the Talmud Come From?5m
Video 3 How the Talmud Works-An Overview6m
Video 4 The Talmud's Interpreters11m
9 readings
Meet Your Professors10m
Grading & Logistics10m
Additional Resources10m
Special Thanks & Permissions10m
Full Glossary10m
Module 1 Glossary10m
Module 1 Rabbi Genealogy & Maps10m
Video 2 Texts & Translations10m
Video 3 Texts & Translations10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

False Testimony From Bible to Rabbis

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 31 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Video 6 Evolution of Testimony Scenarios in Biblical, Second Temple and Rabbinic Literature8m
Video 7 Overview of Mishnah - What it is and how it works6m
Video 8 How Was the Mishnah Organized8m
5 readings
Module 2 Glossary10m
Video 5 Text & Translations10m
Video 6 Texts & Translations10m
Video 7 Texts & Translations10m
Video 8 Texts & Translations10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Reading the Bible & Rabbinic Logic

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 28 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Video 10 Using Logic in Reading Critically7m
Video 11 Reading the Bible Like a Rabbi9m
4 readings
Video 9 Texts & Translations10m
Module 3 Glossary10m
Video 10 Texts & Translations10m
Video 11 Texts & Translations10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Redaction & Textual Witnesses

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 26 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Video 13 How Loyally Were Materials Transmitted7m
Video 14 How Redactors Built a Talmudic Passage7m
4 readings
Video12 Texts & Translations10m
Module 4 Glossary10m
Video 13 Texts & Translations10m
Video 14 Texts & Translations10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz30m

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