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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Torah Accreditation Liaison (TAL) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Sabbath Laws I (Jewish Law 101)


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

Torah Accreditation Liaison (TAL) authorized proctor sites.
December 2010 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Students are required to display a basic knowledge of the basic concepts governing the Sabbath Laws and provide an overview of the 39 malachos and the elements that define the concept of malacha, as recorded in halachik literature.


Proficiency exam: The examination is intended to measure a body of knowledge that candidates have acquired through prior learning experiences. Self-Study Format: Students are expected to master recommended readings and study guide materials. Students are expected to be broadly familiar with the aspects of Sabbath malacha, their reasoning and major themes. The course focuses on the conceptual underpinnings and an overview of the 39 malachos.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (12/10) (3/17 revalidation) (3/22 revalidation).