Navi

  •  NV 1.1- Sefer Yehoshua The aim of this course is to study Sefer Yehoshua b’iyun (in depth) with a variety of commentaries. Emphasis will be placed on understanding Sefer Yehoshua through historical context, developing familiarity with the geography of Israel and internalizing the messages that the Navi is imparting. Students in the teaching track work on developing teaching aids that may be useful in teaching the subject matter.
  • NV 2.1- Sefer ShofetimThe aim of this course is to study Sefer Shofetim b’iyun (in depth) with a variety of commentaries. Emphasis will be placed on understanding Sefer Shofetim through historical, social and political contexts and internalizing the messages that the Navi is imparting. Students in the teaching track work on developing teaching aids that may be useful in teaching the subject matter.
  • NV 3.1- Sefer Shemuel The aim of this course is to study Sefer Shemuel b’iyun (in depth) with a variety of commentaries. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the development of the institution of monarchy in ancient Israel and the process of unification of a fractured nation, as well as the moral impact of the events. Students in the teaching track work on developing teaching aids that may be useful in teaching the subject matter.
  • NV 4.1- Sefer MelakhimThe aim of this course is to study Sefer Melakhim b’iyun (in depth) with a variety of commentaries. Emphasis will be placed on understanding Sefer Melakhim through historical context and internalizing the messages that the Navi is imparting. Students in the teaching track work on developing teaching aids that may be useful in teaching the subject matter.
  • NV 6.1- Trei Assar (Prerequisite: NV 1.2)The aim of this course is to study the prophecies gathered in Trei Assar during the First and Second Temple periods. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the lessons for those specific generations, as well as contemporary times. In addition, comparisons will be made to other books and personalities of Tanakh.
  • NV 6.2- Haftaroth (Prerequisite: One Torah [TT or TL] course)The aim of this course is to study the weekly Haftara reading as it complements the weekly Torah portion or events of the Jewish calendar. Students are expected to be familiar with the Torah portion prior to the class. They will conduct an active textual analysis, as well as attempt to find correlations between the Haftara and the Torah reading or the calendar, as appropriate.
  • NV 6.3- Survey of Yishaya and Yirmiya (Prerequisite: One Navi course)Selections from the collections of prophecies contained in the books of Yishaya and Yirmiya will be studied b’iyun (in depth) with a variety of commentaries. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the lessons for that generation as well as ours.​