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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Studies in Jewish Law: Guide to Daily Living (REL101)


Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies. 

Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.

May 2023 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: identify and explain a selection of laws pertaining to the Jewish home; interpret and analyze Biblical and Rabbinical sources pertaining to these laws; and extrapolate from the principles covered within the course to a variety of practical applications.


This is a study of selected topics in Jewish Law, focusing on commonly applicable laws pertaining to the Jewish home including: dietary laws; lashon hara; Shaatnez, and Kilayim. The course provides a framework for understanding the principles governing these laws, so students can utilize their knowledge toward practical application.  Prerequisite: Ability to read and comprehend Yiddish.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Religion, Sociology, or Law (5/23).