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Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience
Introduction to Leviticus (Bible 230)
Varies; self-study format.
Various; distance learning format.
Instructional delivery format:
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify and describe key concepts and themes in the Book of Leviticus and selected Rashi commentary; identify the midrashic and Talmudic sources of Rashi; elucidate the inconsistency and textual problems that Rashi attempts to solve based on his use of hermeneutics; identify where Rashi's interpretation is imbedded in the text; and explain the significance of Rashi's solutions in terms of ethical and religious behavior.
Bible 230 includes an extensive study guide and required reading with a final exam administered by the Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies .Topics include: Korbonos, Divine service, Nadav and AVihu, Yom Kippur service, the Cohen Gadol, the laws of tzoras, forbidden sexual relationships, kosher and non-kosher animals, agricultural gifts for the poor, the sabbatical year, the jubilee year, ancestral inheritance, and laws of lending money.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (3/12) (3/17 revalidation) (7/22 revalidation).