Professional Development Resources: Jewish Law/Halakha

The Jewish Attitude to Time

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"With Your Permission": Zimmun in Cyber-Halakha

Dr. Joel B. Wolowelsky discusses the role of technology on Halakha, in the context of women’s ability to participate in a zimmun in this Tradition article.... Read more

On Kohanim and Uncommon Aliyyot

In this article from Tradition, Joel B. Wolowelsky discusses interesting and rare Aliyyot, particularly in reference to the status of Kohanim. Introduction: Some years... Read more

Alcohol and Drugs in Judaism, Chapters One and Two

The biblical and Rabbinical positions on the use and abuse of wine. Chapter 1. Chapter 2.   Read more

Tazriah-M'Tzorah: A Disease of the Soul

This article discusses two Sidrot that have sparked debate surrounding issues of symbolic purity and impurity. To read the article, click here. Read more

Parashat Ki Tetze: A Bird in the Hand

This article discusses the mitzvoth in Parashat Ki Tetze with a focus on the mitzvah of “sending away the mother-bird.” To read the article,... Read more

The Jewish Earth Day

This article explores the moral and ethical obligation of the Jewish people, to protect the Earth. To read the article, click here. Read more