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Title Learning to read Talmud : what it looks like and how it happens / edited by Jane L. Kanarek and Marjorie Lehman
Published Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2016


Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 229 pages)
Contents Introduction: Learning to read Talmud: what it looks like and how it happens / Jane L. Kanarek and Marjorie Lehman -- chapter 1. Stop making sense: using text study guides to help students learn to read Talmud / Beth A. Berkowitz -- chapter 2. Looking for problems: a pedagogic quest for difficulties / Ethan M. Tucker -- chapter 3. What others have to say: secondary readings in learning to read Talmud / Jane L. Kanarek -- chapter 4. And no one gave the Torah to the priests: reading the Mishnah's references to the priests and the temple / Marjorie Lehman -- chapter 5. Talmud for non-Rabbis: teachinf graduate students in the academy / Gregg E. Gardner -- chapter 6. When cultural assumptions about texts and reading fail: teaching Talmud as liberal arts / Elizabeth Shanks Alexander -- chapter 7. Talmud in the mouth: oral recitation and repetition through the ages and in today's classroom / Jonathan S. Milgram -- chapter 8. Talmud that works your heart: new approaches to reading / Sarra Lev -- Postscript. What we have learned about learning to read Talmud / Jon A. Levisohn
Summary The first book-length study of how teachers teach and how students learn to read Talmud. Through a series of classroom studies conducted by scholars of Talmud, this book elucidates a broad range of ideas about what it means to learn to read Talmud and tools for how to achieve that goal
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Text in English and Hebrew
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons license
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SUBJECT Talmud -- Study and teaching
Talmud fast
Subject Judaism -- Study and teaching.
Jewish religious education.
Judaism: sacred texts.
RELIGION -- Judaism -- Talmud.
Jewish religious education
Judaism -- Study and teaching
Form Electronic book
Author Kanarek, Jane L., editor.
Lehman, Marjorie Suzan, editor.
ISBN 1618115146