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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Torah Accreditation Liaison (TAL) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Jewish Liturgy: Fundamental Concepts (Jewish Thought 105)

Formerly Jewish Liturgy: Fundamental Concepts (Jewish Thought 101)

Varies; offered as a proficiency examination or self-study format.

Torah Accreditation Liaison (TAL) authorized proctor sites.
March 2012 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to discuss and analyze the text of the essential sections of the traditional Jewish Siddur (Brachos, Supplications, Selections of Psalms and the Tanach).


Proficiency exam: The examination covers the main sections of the traditional Jewish Siddur, biblical sources, historical background, legal details and their reasoning and major themes. Self-Study Format: Students are expected to master recommended readings and study guide materials. The course focuses on the conceptual underpinnings and the legal structure of the customs.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 6 semester hours in Jewish Thought, Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (3/12) (3/17 revalidation) (3/22 revalidation).