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Pirchei Shoshanim | Evaluated Learning Experience
Studies in Jewish Law: Topics in Shabbat Law V (JLAW 305/HIS 305)
Formerly Studies in Jewish Law: Topics in Sabbath Law V-Selected Halachic Issues I (JLAW 0005)
Various, distance learning format.
Instructional delivery format:
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate mastery of the laws connected to Shabbat observance; develop the ability to rule on the applications of these laws; and extrapolate from studied materials and draw precedents that apply to contemporary questions not covered within traditional halachic literature.
The course is taught in an online format based on a guided self-study model. Students receive lessons on various topics twice a week. Lessons focus on selected texts related to Biblical Law and Rabbinic traditions and the understanding of halachic methodology and practical applications.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 6 semester hours in Advanced Hebrew Language, Advanced Hebrew Literature, Sociology, History of Law, Judaic Studies, Rabbinic Literature, Religion, or Philosophy of Religion (7/12) (11/17 revalidation).