Date(s) - 06/30/2015
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
In this class we will explore how halakhah develops. We will trace specific topics related to ritual and mitzvah performance from the earliest rabbinic texts through to the modern day. Questions of custom vs. law, societal and historical influences, and future development will be addressed. The course will focus on textual analysis and interpretation. Topics will include Kiddush, Zimun, Tefillah, and Talmud Torah.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30-3:30pm
10 sessions: June 30, July 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30.
Tuition: $200; financial aid available.
Go to www.drisha.org/ongoing-classes/ to register.