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Spring 2021 Reading Group

Advanced Topics in Jewish Law and Legal Theory: Halakhah and The Soul

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: 2/4, 2/18, 3/4, 3/11, 4/8, and 4/22.