Center for Academic and Religious Excellence (C.A.R.E.) | Evaluated Learning Experience
JLW 302 Sabbath II
June 2015 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the examination, students will be able to demonstrate proficiency as follows: differentiate between Biblical prohibitions versus Rabbinic prohibitions; define and identify categories of work; discuss various permissible ways of performing necessary activities; identify activities that are prohibited because they may lead to violations of other prohibitions; discuss activities other than those connected with the preparation of food; and discuss various garments that are permitted and forbidden to be worn on the Sabbath.
In order to prepare for this examination, students study the following topics: writing and erasing; earning money; sewing and tearing; carrying inadvertently in the public domain; shearing; laundering; tying and untying; gathering and winnowing; sifting; coloring; trapping and slaughtering; scraping and cutting; building and demolishing; and kindling and extinguishing a fire.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 6 semester hours in Jewish Law, Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, Religious Studies, or Sociology (6/15).