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Studies in Jewish Law: Laws of Shabbat I (REL206); Studies in Jewish Law: Laws of Shabbat I (REL308)-proficiency exam

Formerly Studies in Jewish Law: Laws of Shabbat I (REL308)
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.

39 hours (13 weeks); varies for proficiency exam (self-study format). 


September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/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; 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).