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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 Topics in Blessings-Part II (Jewish Studies 360)

Formerly Advanced Topics in Blessings-Part II (Jewish Thought 360)
Location: 
Jerusalem, Israel and other approved locations in the United States
Length: 

Varies; self-study format.  

Dates: 
October 2010 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate the ability to identify, explain, analyze, interpret, and apply theoretical law in the following areas of the laws of blessings: disassociation from a blessing; changing places; specific parameters of principle and subsidiary items; parameters of what constitutes a meal;  types of bread, cooked bread, and raw and cooked grains.

Instruction: 

The Jewish Studies 360 proficiency examination assesses students' ability to express in-depth knowledge about the Jewish laws and customs concerning blessings; demonstrate understanding of concepts related to blessings; identify major principles; analyze underlying premises of the principle laws and customs; and apply them to novel situations.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (2/11) (3/16 revalidation). 

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