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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 Philosophy: The Jewish Woman’s Role in the Chassidic Home (REL/PHI273)


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 describe the principles and laws which serve as the foundation of the Jewish home; explain source materials; and analyze their deeper meaning and their practical application.


Major topics include: modesty – philosophical and Halachic perspectives; marriage – a Woman of Valor; unique Mitzvos for women – lighting the Sabbath candles and separating Challah. Prerequisite: Ability to read and comprehend Yiddish.

Credit recommendation: 

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