Introduction to Classical Judaism

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Course ID: Jewish Studies 30750
Division: Undergraduate Studies, Graduate Studies
Program: Jewish Studies (Undergraduate), Jewish Studies (Graduate)
Location: Currently Offered, On Campus

This course provides a graduate-level introduction to Classical Judaism, covering the Biblical, Rabbinic, and Medieval periods. After surveying the history and major texts of the Classical period, the course will concentrate on training students to analyze classical Jewish texts in depth, first examining traditional Jewish legal texts (Halachah) and then texts of classical Jewish thought and values (Aggadah). (Classical)