MIDEAST 442 - Reading the Rabbis
Fall 2020, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Middle East Studies (MIDEAST)
Department: LSA Middle East Studies
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Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in MIDEAST 242 (NEAREAST 242/JUDAIC 270).
Waitlist Capacity:
Advisory Prerequisites:
MELANG 202 (NESLANG 202) or HEBREW 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 is a reading course in Hebrew geared toward advanced undergraduate students with 4th term proficiency in Hebrew (completed either ACABS 202 or HJCS 202, or placed out), as well as graduate students interested in the Hebrew language.

Class Format:

Students will attend the “Intro to rabbinic” course (HJCS/ACABS/JS 270) and fulfill all its requirements (for 3 credits) and then meet for another weekly hour of 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 modern registers.


MIDEAST 442 - Reading the Rabbis
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001 (LEC)
Th 4:00PM - 7:00PM
002 (DIS)

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