B.A. - Talmud Studies

B.A. - Talmud Studies

DEPARTMENT OF TALMUD

 

Admission requirements

In addition to the general admission requirements, the Department of Talmud also requires students to be capable of studying Talmud pages independently.

Study programs

Expanded track: A total of 46 annual hours.

Major track: A total of 30 annual hours.

Structured double major track: 25 annual hours, in combination with the following departments: Biblical Studies, Jewish History, Literature of the Jewish People, Land of Israel Studies, Hebrew Language, Philosophy, Classic Studies, Information Studies and School of Education.

Unstructured double major track: 27 annual hours in combination with another University department that offers a track of 27 annual hours.

Minor track: 16 annual hours.

Oral Law track

·     Unstructured double major track – 27 annual hours in combination with another University department that offers a track of 27 annual hours.

·     Minor track – 16 annual hours.

Additional requirements

·     In addition to the number of annual hours, students must fulfill their obligation in basic Talmud studies (4-6 annual hours) in the Department's elective courses.

·     Students are also required to write 1-3 seminar papers and to take proficiency exams in Mishnah, Talmud and Research Literature, depending on their study track.

Direct Track to a Master's Degree

The Department offers a direct Master's degree study track – Track A (with a thesis). Students who demonstrate excellence may begin studying within this framework as early as their second year of studies for a Bachelor's degree. The study program in the direct track includes fewer annual hours, in accordance with the University's regulations.

 

For more information, refer to the Department of Talmud website.

 

Last modified: 12/09/2017