Goal

Gather information to foster research on the teaching of Jewish law, and concentrate resources to create a resource center for teaching Jewish law in Israel and globally.

 
Detailed Goals:

1.      Gather, catalogue and analyze information on teaching Jewish law in law faculties and humanities (Jewish studies).

2.      Represent up-to-date information on Jewish law courses.

3.      Represent historical data and trends (including documentation).

4.      Gather and disseminate information about graduate and PhD programs and grants.

5.      Gather, catalogue and analyze information of teaching methodologies – syllabi, course documentation (notes, recordings, video).

6.      Gather, catalogue, analyze and disseminate teaching resources for teachers.

7.      Gather and analyze data on teachers of Jewish law – past and present (education, research, ideology and methodologies).

8.      Enable, foster and encourage research on teaching of Jewish law.

9.      Developing methodologies for research about teaching Jewish law

 

Staff

Research student, website developer: Alexander Yurpolsky (Bar Ilan University)

Co-Director & Senior researcher: 

Co-director, senior researcher: Amos Israel-Vleeschhouwer.

Research Student (2014): Hagai Isaacs (IDC).

The center was initiated by the Jewish Law Association, in cooperation with Prof. Kirschenbaum, the IDC Herzeliya, The Tager program for Jewish Law at Bar Ilan University.

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