The Intellectual Fireworks of Talmud Study Move Outside the Yeshiva https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/religion-holidays/2021/11/the-intellectual-fireworks-of-talmud-study-move-outside-the-yeshiva/

Some of the most interesting and creative work in all of Jewish studies today is happening neither in universities nor as part of a yeshiva curriculum.

November 15, 2021 | Moshe Krakowski
About the author: Moshe Krakowski is a professor of Jewish education at the Azrieli Graduate School for Jewish Education and Administration at Yeshiva University. He studies American haredi education and culture, focusing on the relationship among communal worldview, identity, and education.

Yemenite Jews studying the Talmud in Jerusalem around 1920. History & Art Images via Getty Images.

Some of the most interesting and creative work in the field of Jewish studies today is happening neither in universities nor as part of a yeshiva curriculum. Instead, there is a growing space for scholars who don’t quite follow the strict rules of either type of institution. 

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