Talmud Skills class: 16 May – 6 June

Suggested Donation: £36.00

Two people are holding one tallit. Both say the tallit is theirs. What do you do?

Explore issues of justice, ownership and doubt as seen through the eyes of the sages. In this four-part class, Jessica Spencer will teach skills for how to read an unpunctuated daf (page of the Talmud), and how to follow the logical flow of a Talmudic argument. Knowledge of the alef-bet is required.

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Two people are holding one tallit. Both say the tallit is theirs. What do you do?

Explore issues of justice, ownership and doubt as seen through the eyes of the sages. In this class, Jessica Spencer will teach skills for how to read an unpunctuated daf (page of the Talmud), and how to follow the logical flow of a Talmudic argument. Knowledge of the alef-bet is required.

16 May 2.00 – 3.30 p.m. (Note time change due to Shavuot)

23 May 7.00 – 8.30 p.m.

30 May 7.00 – 8.30 p.m.

6 June 7.00 – 8.30 p.m.

This class will take place on Zoom. A link will be sent to those who register for the class. All times are in British Summer Time (BST).

Jessica is a Masorti rabbinical student from Edinburgh, currently studying at Hebrew College, Boston, where she is also the rabbinic intern in the adult learning department. She has been a Fellow at Yeshivat Hadar and the Drisha Kollel, and has a background in interfaith work. Jessica is a co-founder of Azara.