Full course description
In the Pirkei Avos course, we will analyze teachings of the Mishnah that impart Torah ethics about our relationship with G-d, with Torah and with our fellow human beings. A focus is placed on practical application of these lessons into our personal lives.
The course is divided into 12 units based on topic such as Avodas HaMiddos, Appreciating the Torah, Planning for the Future(עולם הבא), Learning and Teaching, Judging Favorably, Influence of our Environment, Taking Responsibility, Interpersonal Relationships, Understanding our World in Multiples of 10 and the Chapter of the Acquisition of Torah. Each unit includes a video lecture as well as a discussion board forum where students can discuss and concretize the lessons learned. Some units have relevant homework assignments to further enhance appreciation of the topic.
The timeless lessons of Pirkei Avos will build us into better people who can more positively impact the world.