"EDAH’S YESHIVA ON LINE "


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Lecture Series #1

Jewish Growth Through the Wisdom of the World: Balancing Openness and Integrity

 
DNA and Neshama: The Problem of the Soul in an Age of Molecular Medicine (MARCH 3 2003)

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Dr. Robert Pollack, Professor of Biological Sciences, Columbia University

 
Divine Command and Contemporary Psychology: Tension and Symbiosis (MARCH 10 2003)

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Rabbi Dr. Tsvi Blanchard, Director of Organizational Development, CLAL


Course #1

Innovation and Tradition in the Interpretation of Torah: Pshat and Drash

 
This class will explore classical, medieval, and modern Jewish sources surrounding the tension between freedom of interpretation and fealty to received traditions in understanding the words of the Torah. We will examine this fascinating subject both as it pertains to narrat ive and halakhic portions of the text. We will also compare and contrast this phenomenon to trends in the Christian and Muslim exegetical traditions.

Class 1 : Ideas of the Talmudic Sages

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Rabbi Nati Helfgot, Chair, Dept. of Bible and Instructor in Talmud, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

 
Class 2 : The Gaonic Period

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Rabbi Nati Helfgot, Chair, Dept. of Bible and Instructor in Talmud, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

Class 3 : The Medieval Period

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Rabbi Nati Helfgot, Chair, Dept. of Bible and Instructor in Talmud, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

Class 4 : The Modern Period

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Rabbi Nati Helfgot, Chair, Dept. of Bible and Instructor in Talmud, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah


Course #2

Preparing For Pesach: The Outer and Inner Tasks.

 
This series of classes will focus on getting the mind, body, soul and home ready for the experience of the redemptive force of Passover.We will study the place of Pesach in the cycle of Holydays in the Jewish calendar. The detailed laws of Chametz and Matzah will be reviewed from both behavioral and theological perspectives.We will analyze the laws and customs of the Seder with particular emphasis on understanding the structure and meaning of the Haggadah.

Class 1 : Pesach and The Nature of Redemption

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Rabbi Saul Berman, Director, Edah

 
Class 2 : Chametz : Law and Theology

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Rabbi Saul Berman, Director, Edah

Class 3 : Matza

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Rabbi Saul Berman, Director, Edah

Class 4 : The Seder

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Rabbi Saul Berman, Director, Edah

Class 5 : The Hagaddah

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Rabbi Saul Berman, Director, Edah


Rabbi Dr. Alan Brill - Modern Orthodoxy (Taught both at Yeshiva U. and for Edah)

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