Kashrus Law I

Kosher Laws - Level 1

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Kashrus Law I


Laws of Kashrut: Elementary Level

Objectives: To prepare for the examination, the candidate is expected to be able to recall terms; give examples; choose the best statement that applies; identify the results of a scenario; distinguish between possibilities; solve problems from vignettes; and find errors in a scenario.

Instruction:  The proficiency examination is administered under secure and proctored conditions. Content covered includes: Underlying concepts and principles of the laws of Kosher food as found in the Code of Jewish Law, Yoreh Deah: nevelah, treifa, foods which cannot be batel; davar she’beminyan, davar chashuv, laws of kashering meat; shechita, nonkosher animals, fish, insects, blood, hadash, challah, pat akum, bishul akum, yayin nesech, stam yeinam, hag’alat kelim.

This course has a value of 3 lower-level undergraduate credits.