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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Dietary Laws I (JLW 430)


Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University. 

Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.

January 2005 - September 2022.

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe Biblical and Rabbinic ordinances applicable to food preparation and consumption; differentiate between Biblical and Rabbinic ordinances and effects on dietary laws; discuss and analyze the status of mixtures of permissable and impermissable foods; analyze scenarios dealing with contemporary situations, that deal with issues related to heat, steam, and soaking, as well as foods touching one other and vessels, as applied to kosher and non-kosher products.


This is a comprehensive survey of the Jewish Dietary Law that provides students with the knowledge of the Jewish dietary law. Major topics include: prohibited foods; Biblical and Rabbinic prohibitions; mixing meat and milk; categories of nullification; and categories of taste. Emphasis is placed on practical contemporary issues.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (5/10) (5/15 revalidation).