Professional Development Resources: Jewish Law/Halakha

Between Love and Rebuke

BETWEEN LOVE AND REBUKE By  Shear Yashuv Cohen, Chief Rabbi of Haifa and president of Ariel Institute, Jerusalem. This article originally appeared in Tradition... Read more

Conversion in Jewish Law

This article originally appeared in Tradition 14:2, 1974 INTRODUCTION Attitudes towards conversion is one of the most crucial issues confronting Judaism today. The Jewish community... Read more

Real Siddur Teaching: What I Know about Prayer Education

This article explores ways in which to motivate students to involve themselves in communal Jewish prayer in a regular way, presently, as well as... Read more

Readings for a Yom Ha’atzmaut Seuda

This article is collection of readings in Hebrew that are appropriate to be read during a Yom Ha’atzmaut Seuda. To read the article, click... Read more

A Practical Guide to Torah Learning (Excerpt)

An article taken from A Practical Guide to Torah Learning by Dovid Landesman (Jason Aronson Inc., 1995). Reprinted with permission. To read the article, click... Read more

Standing Beneath the Mountain: Transmitting Torah to the Next Generation

Prologue: In every large group or organization, the individuals involved never quite actualize the professed ideals. Visitors to an urban courtroom, for example, are... Read more

Educational Unit on Plagiarism- Jewish Sources

Rabbi Yair Hoffman Dean, Tiferet High School for Girls (formerly Gamla High School for Girls) Lawrence, New York Reprinted here with permission. Rabbi Hoffman... Read more

On Teaching Halakhah

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at 1996, 9:1, pp. 55-62. Reprinted here with permission. A Prefatory Plea Although I have given the matter... Read more

Rosh Hodesh – The Women’s Holiday

This article explores the role of women and the view of Rosh Chodesh as a women’s holiday. To read the article, click here. Read more

Sefer Bikkurei Shabbos

This article is a collection of responses to student questions on Tractate Shabbat, in Hebrew. To read the article, click here. Read more
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