• September 20, 2020
  • 2 5781, Tishrei
  • פרשת האזינו

Biblical & Targumic Aramaic

Biblical & Targumic Aramaic

This course with Rabbi Dovid Fink will be an introduction to Aramaic as used in Tanach (in Daniel and Ezra) and in Targum Onkelos.

April 23, 2018 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Biblical & Targumic Aramaic: Lesson 1
Class description

In our first session we will cover noun endings and some phonetic shifts between Hebrew and Aramaic.

April 30, 2018 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Biblical & Targumic Aramaic: Lesson 2
Class description

Daniel 2:6-7: Phonetic comparisons between Hebrew and Aramaic (ת/ש ה/א o/a), Cardinal numbers, Contractions in Talmudic Aramaic.

May 7, 2018 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Biblical & Targumic Aramaic: Lesson 3
Class description

While continuing with Biblical Aramaic, we will also read the Aramaic Targum of the Song of Songs.  Today: verse 8 in the text of Daniel and the beginning of the Aramaic version of the Song of Songs.

May 14, 2018 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Biblical & Targumic Aramaic: Lesson 4
Class description

In this lesson: Daniel 2:9 and Song of Songs 1:6, בגדכפת with and without a dot, ז in Hebrew corresponds with ד in Aramaic, passive participles infinitives.

May 28, 2018 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Biblical & Targumic Aramaic: Lesson 5
Class description
June 4, 2018 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Biblical & Targumic Aramaic: Lesson 6
Class description

In addition to being one of Rabbi Brovender's first students, Rabbi Dovid Fink is an outstanding expertᅠand teacher of Halacha. Rabbi Fink received his Rabbinic ordination from ITRI and the Mir and was awarded his Ph.D in Semitic Languages and Linguistics from Yale University. Rav Fink has taught thousands of students from all over the world for over 35 years.