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Spring 2023 Reading Group

Advanced Topics in Jewish Law: The Law of Magic

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. To apply please send a short statement of interest including background in Jewish legal studies to with a copy to

Exam Type: No Exam

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

Note: This reading group will meet on the following dates: 1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 3/23, 3/30, and 4/20.