Jewish Traditions of Sacred Time

This course will cover shalosh regalim and yamim noraim, paying attention to the ways that seasons give way to seasons and moods and foci shift through time. Course goals:

1. To understand the patterns and moods of the Jewish calendar as they express agricultural, mythic-historical, halakhic, and mystical points of view.

2. To become familiar with the particular practices and liturgies associated with each of the festivals and their seasons.

Department: 
Track: 
Rabbinic
Cantorial
Rabbinic Pastor
Course Type: 
Cantorial: ALEPH Required
Hashpa'ah: ALEPH Required
RP: ALEPH Required
Elective