How to Study Aggada

Rabbi Yitzchak Blau

Wednesdays, July 12 to August 9 - 10:00am Eastern, 5:00pm Israel

(Please note that there will be NO CLASS on Erev Tisha B'Av, Wednesday, July 26.)
The Aggada, or non-legal sections of the Talmud, has not always received due attention in Jewish education. Careful reading of Aggada reveals that its stories and ethical advice often offer profound reflections on religious life.

Class 1 (July 12) - The Meaning of Aggadic Details

Class 2 (July 19) - Placement and Context as aids to Aggadic Understanding

Class 3 (August 2) - The Relationship between Halakha and Aggada

Class 4 (August 9) - The Contributions of Traditional and Academic Commentary   

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