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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Torah Accreditation Liaison (TAL) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Sabbath Laws VIII (Jewish Law 108)

Location: 
Torah Accreditation Liaison (TAL) authorized proctor sites.
Length: 

Varies; offered as a proficiency examination or self-study format.  

Dates: 
December 2010 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Students are required to display a conceptual and practical knowledge of the Sabbath Laws of boneh, soser, mavir, michabeh and makeh bipatish as recorded in halachik literature and discuss the guiding principles of the laws in order to know how the principles necessitate the details of the law.

Instruction: 

Proficiency exam: The examination is intended to measure a body of knowledge that candidates have acquired through prior learning experiences. Self-Study Format: Students are expected to master recommended readings and study guide materials. Students are expected to be familiar with the avos and toldos of each of the malachos. The course focuses on the conceptual underpinnings and practical applications of each of the malachos.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (12/10) (3/17 revalidation). 

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