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Question 18.6.2:
The Rabbinate: What is the course of study for the Rabbinate?

Answer:

Biblical Hebrew, Modern Hebrew, archeology, Israeli culture, Bible, Midrash, Talmud, Codes, Homiletics, History, Education, Liturgy, Philosophy, Human Relations, Hebrew, Aramaic.

There are also courses in professional development: working in a professional setting, education principles and techniques, the principles of counseling, making hospital calls, helping people with crisis.

Specific information on the rabbinic program and admissions can be found at http://www.huc.edu/catalog/rab.html,


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