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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

Issues in Contemporary Halachic Literature (REL299)


39 hours (13 weeks).

Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to articulate Rabbinic views on selected contemporary halachic issues.


Topics covered in the course are general principles of inter-relationships between the sexes, synagogue worship, morality in financial dealings, and ritual purity. Topics may vary. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and Textual preparation. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of fundamental Jewish concepts in Law and Philosophy.

Credit recommendation: 

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