Professional Development Resources: Jewish Law/Halakha

The Child’s Introduction to Bible Study

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at, 6, 1, 1992, pp. 28-30. Reprinted here with permission. DR. DEITCHER is a faculty member of the... Read more

The Human and Social Factor in Halakha

Originally published in Tradition 36 (2002) pp. 89-114. Appears here with permission. Any comprehensive overview of the concern for the human and social factor... Read more

The Conflict of Halakhah and Prayer

This article originally appeared in Tradition, vol. 25, 1, 1989, pp. 17-30. Appears here with permission. Although the subject to which this paper is... Read more

Teaching Baiurei HaTefilla

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at, vol. 5, 2, 1991, pp. 37-38. Appears here with permission. Educators have always been faced with the... Read more

Personal and Public Prayer

This article originally appeared in Tradition 10,4, 1969. Appears here with permission. Rabbinic prayer, it is often said, is paradigmatic of the halakhic enterprise.... Read more

The Meeting of Eliyahu and Elisha: A Study in Prophetic Ethics

The haftarah for Shabbat Hagadol (the Sabbath before Passover) is Malachi 3:4-24, the last words in the Prophets. The very last verses read, “(22)... Read more

Reducing Grades as a Means of Imposing Discipline

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at, vol. 4, 1, 1989. Appears here with permission. Educators universally recognize the professional obligation to maintain the... Read more

The Halakhic Issue of Rejecting and Dismissing Students

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at 1,2 (1987). Appears here with permission. The community involved with Jewish education, the chinuch community, is beset... Read more

The Law and the Land: Why Biblical Israel has Artificial Territorial Boundaries

This article originally appeared in Tradition, 28,2, 1994. Appears here with permission. I. Israel’s Territorial Boundaries Anyone acquainted with the first mishna in the... Read more

Kol Ishah Reviewed

Rabbi Yehuda Henkin reviews an article entitled “Kol ‘Isha,”  by Rabbi Saul J. Berman. To read the article, click here. Read more
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