Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience
Laws of Muktze on the Sabbath (REL229)
Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies.
May 2023 – Present.
Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: identify and define the categories of Muktze; explain criteria for determining forbidden and permissible use of Muktze on the Sabbath; analyze various scenarios to evaluate potential issues; and extrapolate from the principles covered within the course to a variety of practical applications.
This course is a comprehensive study of the laws of Muktzeh on the Sabbath. It examines the definition and prohibitions related to each category of Muktzeh; the distinction between moving an object and using it; and permissible and forbidden uses of objects. The course provides a framework for understanding the principles governing these laws so students can utilize their knowledge toward practical application. Prerequisite: Fluency in reading and understanding Yiddish.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Religion, Sociology, or Law (5/23).