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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: Laws of Shabbat I (REL206)

Formerly Studies in Jewish Law: Laws of Shabbat I (REL308)

39 hours (13 weeks); varies for proficiency exam (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 analyze texts pertaining to identification and definition of selected forms of work prohibited on the Sabbath, Laws of Muktzeh, Laws of candle lighting, and Kiddush, and Havdalah.


Classroom-based or proficiency exam format: Major topics include a selection of the 39 categories of Melakhah, their definitions and contemporary applications. Methods of instruction include lecture and discussion.

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).