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Topics in Jewish Blessings I (JST 301)
Varies – self study.
May 2022 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: express in-depth knowledge about the Jewish practices and customs concerning blessings; identify, explain, analyze, interpret, and apply the theories in the area of Jewish Blessings; analyze the underlying premises of the principle laws and customs involved in blessings; discuss the theory and reasoning underlying the practical application of blessings and apply them to novel situations; identify and derive the major principles of blessings when analyzing situations regarding blessings; identify the sources and reasoning at the foundation of the laws and customs of blessings.
This course explores the fundamental Jewish practices and customs concerning blessings. Topics include: the underlying meanings and reasons for blessings, principles of saying the name of G-d, saying amen, principles of intention, using non- Hebrew language, joint responsibility, blessings that are inappropriate, sequence of blessings, and loss of connection to blessings.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Jewish History, or Religion (3/22).