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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Advanced Laws and Concepts of Prayer (Jewish Studies 210)

Formerly: 
Advanced Laws and Concepts of Prayer (Jewish Thought 210)
Length: 

Versions 1 and 2: Varies; self-study format.  

Location: 
Various; distance learning format.
Dates: 

Version 1: October 2010 - July 2021. Version 2: August 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Versions 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate a thorough knowledge about the meanings and sources of Jewish daily prayers; show an understanding of the concepts, philosophy, and religious issues necessary to properly apply the laws of Jewish prayer in various circumstances; and distinguish between the various categories of prayer and explain their significance.

Instruction: 

Versions 1 and 2: The final examination assesses students' ability to express in-depth knowledge of the theory and practice of Jewish daily prayer, including knowledge of their meanings, customs, and origins. Topics include: the Jewish prayer book; the blessings; psalms; verses from Tenach, the Shema, the Amida, and times for prayer.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, Philosophy, or Religion (2/11) (3/16 revalidation). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, Philosophy, or Religion (8/21 revalidation). 

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