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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)

Advanced Laws and Concepts of Prayer (Jewish Thought 210)

Varies; self-study format.  

Various; distance learning format.
October 2010 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

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.


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: 

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).