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Rabbi Uri Cohen

Rabbi Uri Cohen teaches at Midreshet HaRova and Midreshet Moriah. He learned at Yeshivat Shaalvim and Yeshivat Hamivtar, and received Semikhah from RIETS (YU) and Yeshivat Hamivtar. He also holds Masters degrees in Medieval Jewish History and Jewish Education from Yeshiva University. For two years, he was an ATID Fellow. Through Torah MiTzion, he and his wife Dr. Yocheved Engelberg Cohen served as the first members of the Syracuse Kollel, and later as the first couple of the Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus (JLIC) at Princeton University. They now live in Ramat Beit Shemesh. His eclectic lecture topics have included Talmudic Misogyny in Context, Harry Potter and the Value of Fantasy, Contemporary Orthodox Responses to Homosexuality, and How Not to Do Outreach.
Rabbinic Literature: Textual Skills

Rabbinic Literature: Textual Skills

Halacha Mastery Program
Rabbi Uri Cohen

Would you like to improve your ability to translate and negotiate rabbinic texts? This 8-part series will help you do so. Each week, the students will be assigned one or more passages from Gemara and rabbinic literature to translate and send in. During class, we will review the texts carefully and discuss how to figure out the meanings of the words and phrases. Besides recognizing basic vocabulary, this includes deciphering abbreviations and citations. Students will also become familiar with reference works, databases, and other useful resources.   The cost for this course is $75. Please click here to pay:

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Weekly Preparation and Review for Rabbi Fink’s Mashgiach Kashrut

Weekly Preparation and Review for Rabbi Fink’s Mashgiach Kashrut

Halacha Mastery Program
Rabbi Uri Cohen

This course is part of the WebYeshiva.org Halacha Mastery Program. For more information please click here.   Meet with Rabbi Cohen between classes to review and prepare sources.   This course is an optional but highly recommended review and prep course for Rabbi Fink's “Hilchot Mashgiach Kashrut: Halacha Mastery Program” taught by Rabbi Uri Cohen.   These sessions will provide you with an opportunity to review the material learned as well as prepare the upcoming mekorot (sources) for their Halacha Mastery courses. While attendance is not mandatory, WebYeshiva.org has created this course as an opportunity to enhance your experience and in the Halacha Mastery Program, and highly recommend you attend.

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Weekly Preparation and Review for Rabbi Dr. Rothstein’s Kitchen & Kashrut

Weekly Preparation and Review for Rabbi Dr. Rothstein’s Kitchen & Kashrut

Halacha Mastery Program
Rabbi Uri Cohen

This course is part of the WebYeshiva.org Halacha Mastery Program. For more information please click here.   Meet with Rabbi Cohen between classes to review and prepare sources.   This course is an optional but highly recommended review and prep course for Rabbi Rothstein’s “Kitchen and Kashrut: Halacha Mastery Program” taught by Rabbi Uri Cohen.   These sessions will provide you with an opportunity to review the material learned as well as prepare the upcoming mekorot (sources) for their Halacha Mastery courses. While attendance is not mandatory, WebYeshiva.org has created this course as an opportunity to enhance your experience and in the Halacha Mastery Program, and highly recommend you attend.

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Strange Customs of Rosh HaShanah

NEW! Strange Customs of Rosh HaShanah

Machshava (Jewish Thought)
Rabbi Uri Cohen

In this course we will discuss and try to understand the origins and meanings behind some of the seemingly strange traditions of Rosh HaShanah. We will include the symbolic foods, the problem of eating nuts, and the custom not to sleep on Rosh Hashanah.

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Weekly Preparation and Review for Halacha Methodology

Weekly Preparation and Review for Halacha Methodology

Halacha Mastery Program
Rabbi Uri Cohen

This course is part of the WebYeshiva.org Halacha Mastery & Orach Chaim Semicha Program. For more information please click here.   Meet with Rabbi Uri Cohen between sessions of to review and prepare sources. The "Weekly Preparation and Review for Halacha Methodology" tutorial session is an optional but highly recommended review and prep course for Rabbi Fink's "Halacha Methodology" taught by Rosh Uri Cohen. These sessions will provide you with an opportunity to review the material learned as well as prepare the upcoming mekorot (sources) for their Halacha Mastery courses. While attendance is not mandatory, WebYeshiva has created this course as an opportunity to enhance your experience and Mastery in the Halacha program, and highly recommend.

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Other Courses By Rabbi Uri Cohen


Rabbinic Literature: Textual Skills
Strange Customs of Rosh HaShanah
Weekly Preparation and Review for Halacha Methodology
Weekly Preparation and Review for Halacha Methodology
Weekly Preparation and Review for Rabbi Dr. Rothstein's Kitchen & Kashrut
Weekly Preparation and Review for Rabbi Fink's Mashgiach Kashrut
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