Online Adult Jewish learning

Foundations Course Information:

Course InfoDetailsSyllabusSample Lecture
Other Courses in this Series:

Foundations 1: Foundations of Judaism

Foundations 2: Responsible Leadership

Foundations 3: Encounters with G-d

Foundations 5: Divine Providence

Foundations Series:
Oral Torah & Midrash


The Foundations of Judaism series is a structured approach for understanding principles of Jewish belief


  • What are the "Midrash" and the "Talmud"?
  • How has the Oral Law been passed down through the millennia, until today?
  • What role have rabbinic sages played in transmitting and developing of the Oral Law, and what powers do they exercise in determining its application to their times?