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. (Conducted in Hebrew) (Offered in alternate years)

Prerequisite: 

Intermediate Hebrew (Modern or Biblical)

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