Contemporary Approaches to Jewish Law

UPADM-GP.257, 2 points.


In this course, we will study foundational topics in Jewish law and philosophy, employing a comparative and interdisciplinary perspective. From biblical to modern times, we will trace how the Jewish legal tradition has developed. We will explore the complex interplay of law, religion, society and politics in various formative stages of the Jewish normative tradition.



Semester Instructor Syllabus Link
Spring 2013Judah SarnaSyllabus
Semester Instructor Evaluation Link
Fall 2014Judah SarnaEvaluation
Spring 2013Elana SteinEvaluation
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