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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Center for Academic and Religious Excellence (C.A.R.E.) | Evaluated Learning Experience

JLW 401 Dietary Laws

Location: 

Proficiency examination administered at the Center for Academic and Religious Excellence (C.A.R.E.) testing center or authorized proctor sites.

Length: 

Varies.

Dates: 

June 2015 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the examination, students will be able to demonstrate proficiency as follows:  discuss the dietary prohibitions and differentiate between Biblical prohibitions versus Rabbinic prohibitions to broaden and solidify the separation of meat and dairy; list the obligations of resolving any meat/dairy issue; discuss the laws of permitted food and drinks; describe methods of cooking, particularly as they apply today; and list and describe the different methods of rendering utensils kosher, when and how each method is used.

Instruction: 

In order to prepare for this examination, students study the following topics: the prohibition of mixing meat and dairy; precautionary prohibitions; common meat/dairy problems and their solutions; the importance of consulting a Rabbi; and avoiding problems while cooking and while washing dishes.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 6 semester hours in Jewish Law, Judaic Studies, Religious Studies, or Sociology (6/15).

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