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Yeshiva Shaarei Torah of Rockland | Evaluated Learning Experience
Jewish Philosophy: Minchat Chinuch (J332)
Formerly Jurisprudence: Minchat Chinuch (J332)
Yeshiva Shaarei Torah of Rockland, 91 West Carlton Road, Suffern, New York.
Instructional delivery format:
Traditional classroom model
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to analyze topics in Jewish Law and practice with focus on its Biblical and Rabbinic origins; think critically about how the law is applied in particular circumstances; develop techniques for advanced analysis of the philosophy of Jewish Law; and develop an understanding of the history, sources, and methodology of Jewish Law and Jurisprudence.
This course is a study of the origins of Jewish Law using the text of Minchat Chinuch. Topics include: swearing falsely; different forms of oaths; false testimony; Jewish slaves; Jewish maidservants; the Sabbatical year; the first fruits - Bikkurim; the building of the Holy Temple; the priestly garb; the half shekel donation given to the Tabernacle.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (7/00) (5/06 revalidation) (1/17 revalidation).