Jewish Law Certificate
The Certificate Program in Jewish Law is an up to 60 credit program of intensive study of Jewish legal sources. Students participate in independent preparation as well as classroom instruction. Any Jewish studies course listed in the bulletin can be applied toward the certificate, descriptions are in the course descriptions section of the bulletin. Courses can count towards a bachelor's in Jewish studies.
Who is this for
If you're just out of high school, or already have a bachelor's degree, the certificate in Jewish Law can help your resume as you apply for jobs. This program is open to men and women, with separate classes for each.
YOC 281-YOC 289 Talmud (Annual)
The study of a tractate of the Talmud with traditional commentaries. Course numbers may vary with semester and tractate. 3 credits.
YOC 279/280 Mishneh Brurah I-II (Upon Request)
Study of the normative codification of Jewish Law of R. Yisroel Meir Kagan. 1.5 credits.
YOC 463-YOC 475 Intensive Talmud
The intensive study of one tractate of the Talmud. Course numbers may vary with semester and tractate. 3 credits.
YOC 481/482 Independent Study
Independent study in Jewish Law. Credits may vary.
YOC 497/498 Talmud
A more in-depth study of a Talmudic area. Involves individual research effort. May be repeated. 4.5 credits.