Advanced Topics in Jewish Law

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Fall 2013 Reading Group
Meets: T 7:00pm - 9:00pm in WCC Room 3011
1 classroom credit

The group will examine sociological questions of the Yeshiva world as well theoretical/textual ones regarding what is studied, and how, and by whom.

Prerequisite: This seminar will be by permission of the instructor, who strongly prefers that students have a background in advanced study of Jewish legal material. Please email Prof. Feldman (,) and copy his assistant, Shannon Whalen (,) a brief statement of interest for the reading group including previous related studies, interests, etc.

Note: The reading group will meet on six Tuesday nights throughout the term, the specific dates are as follows: 10/01, 10/29, 11/12, 11/19, 11/26, and 12/03.