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Yeshiva Shaarei Torah of Rockland | Evaluated Learning Experience

Jewish Law: Laws of Sabbath II - Sabbath Meals (JL132)

Formerly Jewish Law: Hilchot Kiddush and Sabbath Meals (JL132); Hilchos Kiddush and Sabbath Meals [JL132]
Location: 
Yeshiva Shaarei Torah of Rockland, 91 West Carlton Road, Suffern, New York.
Length: 

Version 1 and 2: 47.5 hours (19 weeks).

Dates: 

Version 1: February 2002 - December 2016. Version 2: January 2017 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to discuss the concepts of the laws of Sabbath meals, as well as various categories of the relevant Biblical commandments and Rabbinic ordinances. Version 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to discuss the concepts of the laws of the Kiddush and Sannath meals as recorded in Shulchan Arukh and Mishnah Berurah; discuss the categories of the relevant biblical commandments and rabbinic ordinances; examine the guiding principles of the law in order to understand how the principles logically necessitate the details of the law; use the Mishnah Berurah as a guide to daily Jewish life; and read and analyze any section of the Mishnah Berurah. 

Instruction: 

Version 1 and 2: This course is a study and analysis of the laws of Sabbath meals using the text of Mishnah B'rurah by the early twentieth century author Rabbi Yisrael Meir Kagan of Radun. Topics include: eating before Kiddush; the Sabbath candles; challah during the meals; the third meal; additions during the grace after meals; extending the Sabbath; Havdalah.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (9/02) (2/08 revalidation). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (1/17 revalidation).

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