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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

Studies in Jewish Law: Economics and Business (REL337)


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 analyze the underlying Jewish legal, ethical, and theological principles relevant to commercial activity, as well as their practical manifestations.


Major topics covered in the course are: Judaic business ethics, mediation and arbitration, the courts, advertising and promotional activity, usury prohibitions and their contemporary applications, employer-employee relations, and copyright. Topics may vary. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and textual preparation.

Credit recommendation: 

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