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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 II (REL315)


39 hours (13 weeks) or equivalent for proficiency exam. 

Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.

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.


This course may be delivered in a classroom or online format. Major topics covered in the course are: the laws of Muktzeh, a selection of the 39 categories of melakhah, their sources, definition and  contemporary application, candle lighting, kiddush and havdalah. Methods of instruction include lecture and discussion. Proficiency exam format also available. 

Credit recommendation: 

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