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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Ethical Interpersonal Communication (ETH299)

Formerly Studies in Jewish Law: Interpersonal Communication (REL377)

Classroom-based instruction: 39 hours (13 weeks). Proficiency exam: Varies; self-study format. 

Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to identify, describe, interpret and analyze Biblical and Rabbinic sources pertaining to laws of interpersonal communication.


Instruction is offered via traditional classroom-based format or as a proficiency exam. Topics include: Biblical and Rabbinic sources on verbal abuse and laws of slander, gossip, and the private and public exchange of information in Jewish Law. Methods of instruction include lecture and discussion. Prerequisite: Basic Halalchic knowledge.  

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Jewish Ethics, Religious Ethics, Judaic Studies, or Religious Studies (10/10) (8/15 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).