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Introduction to Rabbinic Literature

Introduction to Rabbinic Literature

This course will provide an overview of early rabbinic literature. In it, Professor Yadin discusses and reads passages from some of the texts that shaped rabbinic Judaism, particularly the Mishnah and the Talmud. The course will explore the ways in which these works reflect the changes and challenges that faced the Jewish world in the wake of the destruction of the Second Temple, as the rabbis sought both to present themselves as heirs to the...

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