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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Yeshiva Shaarei Torah of Rockland | Evaluated Learning Experience

Jewish Law: Laws of Sabbath I - Kiddush (JL131)

Formerly Jewish Law: Hilchot Kiddush (JL131); Hilchos Kiddush [JL131]

Version 1 and 2: 47.5 hours (19 weeks).

Yeshiva Shaarei Torah of Rockland, 91 West Carlton Road, Suffern, New York.

Version 1: September 2001 - December 2016. Version 2: January 2017 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to discuss the concepts of the laws of meals, as well as various categories of the relevant Biblical commandments and Rabbinic ordinances; examine the guiding principles of the law in order to understand how the principles logically necessitate the details of the law; use the Mishnah Berurah as a guide to daily Jewish life; and read and analyze any section of the Mishnah Berurah. 


Version 1 and 2: This course is a study and analysis of the laws of meals using the text of Mishnah B'rurah by the early twentieth century author Rabbi Yisrael Meir Kagan of Radun. Topics include: Friday afternoon services; mistakes during the Sabbath services; origins of Kiddush; the cup used for Kiddush; wine used for Kiddush; amount of wine needed for Kiddush; Kiddush in the Synagogue; the succession of the meal directly following Kiddush.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (9/02) (2/08 revalidation). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (1/17 revalidation) (1/22 revalidation).