Professional Development Resources: Jewish Law/Halakha

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

Pe’ninei Torah (Pearls of Torah)

This article compiles some Pe’ninei Torah (Pearls of Torah) from a variety of topics, to provide insights to Torah students. To read the article, click... Read more

By the Sweat of Your Brow: Approaching Kashrut from a Pluralistic Perspective

Approaching Kashrut from a Pluralistic Perspective.   Click here. Read more