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Halacha 301 - Sabbath Laws (H301)

Guided independent study (minimum 120 hours over 40 weeks) under the supervision and direction of a mentor.
Mercaz HaTorah, Talpiot, Jerusalem, Israel.
August 1994 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to discuss opinions of standard recent legal authorities on disputed points of law regarding the Sabbath and apply selected sections of the Code of Jewish Law to the observance of the Sabbath.


This course is a year-long guided independent study of the basic codes and their adjunct commentaries pertaining to the Sabbath Laws. Students read and study under the supervision and direction of a mentor.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Jewish Law, Judaic Studies, or Religion (4/94) (5/99 revalidation) (7/01 revalidation) (8/08 revalidation) (11/14 revalidation) (12/19 revalidation).