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Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Dietary Laws II (JLW 431)

Location: 
Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
Length: 

Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University. 

Dates: 
June 2005 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: examine the dietary laws governing issues found in the Code of Jewish Law and their legal ramifications; trace the laws to their biblical roots; identify Biblical and Rabbinic prohibitions; differentiate between Biblical and Rabbinic prohibitions and rulings; and apply legal reasoning to contemporary and practical issues.

Instruction: 

This is a comprehensive survey of the Jewish Dietary Law that provides students with the knowledge of Jewish dietary laws. Major topics include: immersing new vessels and utensils; prepared cooked foods; prepared baked goods; insect infestation in vegetables; and dairy products. Emphasis is placed on practical contemporary issues.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (5/06) (3/11 revalidation) (9/16 revalidation).

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