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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Pirchei Shoshanim | Evaluated Learning Experience

Studies in Jewish Law: Topics in Dietary Laws II (JLAW 311)

Formerly Studies in Jewish Law: Topics in Dietary Law II-Laws of Salting and Removing Blood II (JLAW0011)

30 hours. 

Various; distance learning format.

July 2012 - October 2017. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate mastery of the various laws pertaining to the requirement to remove blood from meat and develop the ability to rule on the applications of laws as well as to extrapolate from the material studied to draw precedents that apply to contemporary questions not covered within the traditional halachic literature.


The course is taught in an online format based on a guided self-study model. Students receive lessons on various topics twice a week. Lessons focus on selected texts related to Biblical Law and Rabbinic traditions and the understanding of halachic methodology and practical applications.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Advanced Hebrew Language, Advanced Hebrew Literature, Cultural Diversity, History of Law, Judaic Studies, Rabbinic Literature, Religion, or Philosophy of Religion (7/12).