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History Courses

4 Videos
How well do you know your Jewish history? It’s not an objective question, not just that anyway. It’s a profoundly personal question. You are the result of more than three millennia of Jewish history. Your habits, your quirks, your likes and dislikes, your sense of humor, the way you think, the way you see reality, the way you interact with family, your friends, your neighbors, your fellow citizens—all of this is heavily determined by a long heritage of Jewish habits, likes, dislikes, ideas, teachings, etc.. It’s like an extension of psychoanalysis. To really get to know yourself, you need to understand your parents; to understand your parents, you need to understand your grandparents…
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The six millennia that made you who you are.
You are the result of more than three millennia of Jewish history. Your habits, your quirks, your likes and dislikes, your sense of humor, the way you think, the way you see reality, the way you interact with your family, your friends, your neighbors, your fellow citizens—all of this is heavily determined by a long heritage of Jewish habits. To really get to know yourself, you need to understand your history.
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11 Videos
The on-point, off-beat course on the transmission of Torah
Scroll Down is designed to initiate auditors into a first acquaintance with the Torah and with Jewish history and ideas. The video lessons are presented at an introductory level of Jewish Studies at college.
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17 Videos
Stories of the Tanach
A history of the Jewish people as detailed in the books of the Tanach (Jewish Bible), beginning with the book of Joshua.
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16 Videos
Jewish History from the Destruction to Modernity
This history of the Jewish people in exile covers roughly two millennia, beginning with the Mishnaic period and continuing through to the Modern Age.
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4 Videos
An Overview of the Holy Temple
Maimonides codifies the laws governing the construction of the Holy Temple. In this class, we learn about the history of the Holy Temple and the purpose for which it was built.
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