Smicha in Hilchos Shabbos

Learn and master Hilchos Shabbos, from the original sources down to their modern-day application!

Course Info

What is this course all about?

Gain a proficiency and confidence when it comes to Hilchos Shabbos, and be equipped to deal with contemporary questions that arise. The “Smicha in Hilchos Shabbos” course is a deep and comprehensive dive into the primary areas of Hilchos Shabbos. Every topic is explored from the original sources in the Mishnah, Gemara, and Rishonim, and brought all the way down to the contemporary Poskim and Minhagim.

Who is it for?

Thanks to Machon Smicha’s Translated and Explained Shulchan Aruch, this course can bring almost anyone up to speed, while still offering a high level of learning that will benefit seasoned students too.

How long is the course? And how much time do I need to dedicate to this?

12 months. Generally, participants put in about 6 hours a week of learning. However, the schedule is flexible, and one may go slower, or faster.

Course Offer

Machon Smicha offers each student a complete curriculum, consisting of:

  • Online portal with access to all the program content
  • Flexible schedule.
  • Shiurim.
  • English Study Guide, containing introductions, overviews, translations, and in-depth summaries of every halachah.
  • Access to forums and teachers for questions, discussions, etc. 
  • Rabbi and teachers available to answer questions and aid in the learning
  • Quizzes, review material, and mock tests.
  • Tests with prominent rabbis.
  • Smicha certificate for those who successfully complete the program.

Course Curriculum

In addition to the core, in-depth topics covered by the course, as shown below, the course will also cover many of the other areas and melachos of Hilchos Shabbos, with a focus on their practical application.