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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

The Laws of Kashrus II (JLaw 395)

Formerly The Laws of Kashrus II (Jewish Law 395)

Varies; self-study format. 

Various; distance learning format.
December 2011 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain and apply the rules of Kashrus concerning the realm of milk and meat; explain the ramifications of the epic set of principles and its applications; distinguish between the three independent prohibitions; and assist in the maintenance of a kosher kitchen.


The Laws of Kashrus II (Jewish Law 395) includes an extensive study-guide and required reading with a final exam administered through the Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies. Topics include: major sources of the milk/meat prohibition, mixtures and interactions, customs and permutations of consumption, utensils, oven use, and kosher kitchen.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Religion, Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies (3/12) (3/17 revalidation) (7/22 revalidation).