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Yeshiva Shaarei Torah of Rockland | Evaluated Learning Experience

Jewish Law: Laws of Sabbath III-Cooking (JL111)

Formerly Jewish Law: Hilchot Shabbot - Bishul (JL111); Jewish Law: Hilchos Shabbos - Bishul [JL111]
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: August 1999 - 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 in the area of prohibition of cooking as well as the various categories of the relevant Biblical commandments. Version 2: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: discuss the concepts of the laws of the prohibition of cooking on the Sabbath 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: 

Versrion 1 and 2: This course is a study and analysis of the laws of the Sabbath using the text of Mishnah B'rurah by the early twentieth century author Rabbi Yisrael Meir Kagan of Radun. Topics include: introduction to the concepts of cooking on Sabbath; the definition of cooking; differences between an oven and a stove in regard to cooking on the Sabbath; leaving food on the fire before the Sabbath in order for it to finish cooking on the Sabbath; cooking for an ill person on the Sabbath; returning previously cooked foods to the fire on the Sabbath; mixing hot and cold water.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (7/00) (5/06 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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