NML452H1: Halakhic Midrashim

Hours: 
24S

This course familiarizes students with the methodology and terminology of the two midrashic systems: Devei R. Akiba and Devei R. Ishmael. Sections of all the midrashic halakha (Mekhiltot, Sifra and Sifre) are studied and compared to other Tannaitic materials.

Prerequisite: 

Intermediate Hebrew (Modern or Biblical)

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)