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Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Jewish Law (301): Jewish Law and Practice

Location: 

Various; distance learning format

Length: 

120 hours (10 weeks).

Dates: 

June 2015 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to review the writings of Jewish codifiers throughout the ages (Maimonidies, Tur, Shulchan Aruch, Mishna Brura) to build their knowledge of pertinent Jewish laws and apply research skills to develop a thorough understanding of many day-to-day laws and traditions.

Instruction: 

This course is delivered in a distance learning format with a proctored proficiency exam. It includes a study of Jewish Laws (Halacha) of some of the following topics: Mezuzah, Charity, Tefillin, Blessings, Sukkot, Signs of Kosher animals, Wayfarer's prayer, and immersing new utensils.

Credit recommendation: 

In the associate degree/certificate degree category OR in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Jewish Law, Near Eastern Studies, Talmudic Law, or Religion (6/15).

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