JUDAIC 470 - Reading the Rabbis
Fall 2011, Section 001
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Subject: Judaic Studies (JUDAIC)
Department: LSA Judaic Studies
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Course Note:
Second year proficiency in Hebrew is required.
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in ACABS 270/HJCS 270/JUDAIC 270 or ACABS 570/HJCS 570/JUDAIC 570.
Waitlist Capacity:
Advisory Prerequisites:
HJCS 202.
May not be repeated for credit.
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Reading the Rabbis — The Mishnah is a reading course in Hebrew.

Course Requirements:

Final grade will be determined based on an oral reading exam of Mishnaic passages.

Intended Audience:

This course is geared toward advance undergraduate students with 4th semester proficiency in Hebrew (having completed either ACABS 202 or HJCS 202, or placed out) as well as graduate students interested in the Hebrew language.

Class Format:

Student enrolled in ACABS/HJCS/JUDAIC 470 will attend a 3 hour, weekly lecture together with HJCS 270, and will meet separately for another hour weekly for reading the Mishnah in Hebrew. During this hour we will get to know the register of the language known as “Rabbinic/Classical Hebrew” and associate it with both the biblical and the modern registers.


JUDAIC 470 - Reading the Rabbis
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001 (LEC)
 In Person
TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
9/6/11 - 12/13/11
002 (DIS)
 In Person
Th 6:00PM - 7:00PM
9/6/11 - 12/13/11

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