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July in Jerusalem Courses & Faculty

Engaging Courses

Jewish Philosophy
Explore classical and modern Jewish themes and ideas. Understand the deeper meaning of select mitzvot. 

Bible and Commentaries
Understand the text of the Chumash on a deeper level, with explanations by Rashi, Rav Hirsh and the Midrash.

Talmud and Oral Law
Learn Talmud in a classical Yeshiva setting with the traditional ''give-and-take'' analytical textual style.

Women in Judaism
Discover the great personalities of the Bible, Talmud and Jewish History.

Modern Jewish Issues
See how Judaism relates to contemporary society and current events.

Chasidism and Mysticism
Gain an introduction to the great masters and their timeless writings.

Dynamic Faculty

Rabbi Jonathan Shippel
Director of Yeshiva University's Mechinah Program

Mrs. Shoshana Schechter
Coordinator of the Basic Jewish Studies program at Stern College for Women

Rabbi Uri Orlian
Talmud Lecturer and Sgan Mashgiach at Yeshiva University and Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary

Mrs. Nava Orlian
Student Counselor and Teacher at Ma'ayanot High School for Girls in New Jersey

Rabbi Asaf Bednarsh
Rosh Yeshiva at Yeshiva University's in Jerusalem