Courses & Curriculums

Outline

Duration - Three years (online).
Total of 18 classes


The Rimmon schedule will include:
* 3 semesters; 10-weeks each
* A total of 3 classes per semester (see details below)
* 2 Rabbinical classes - 2 hours each
(3 choices will be offered).
* 1 Hebrew class - 1 hour a week
(Total of 8 Hebrew levels. A total of 5 class options for each level as option for you to pick from)
* Total of 5 hours of class time per week
* Class schedule: TBD

classes taught by: Rabbi Haim Ovadia

Semikha by: Rimmon Beit Din

Our Curriculum Courses

4 classes

Halacha

  1. Evolution /History of Halacha 
  2. Classic Halachic literature 
  3. Modern Halachic challenges 
  4. Halacha Workshop 
4 classes​

Rabbinical Leadership

  1. Synagogue Life & Cantorial repertoire
  2. The Year’s Cycle 
  3. Congregational care 
  4. End of Life Issues & Laws of Mourning 
3 Classes

Tanach

  1. Torah
  2. Wisdom literature
  3. Biblical Theology
3 classes

Rabbinical Literature

  1. Midrash 
  2. Mishna 
  3. Talmud
2 classes

History

  1. 500-1500 CE
  2. 1500 CE until Modern day
2 classes

Life Cycle

  1. Birth, Bar/Bat mitzvah, Conversion
  2. Marital Laws (Marriage, divorce)
3 years (year long class each)

Hebrew

1. Two years of Modern Hebrew 
2. 1 year of Biblical Hebrew

INTERNSHIP​

  1. Two years total
  2. Each one year long internship
  3. In two different synagogues
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