Professional Development Resources: Jewish Law/Halakha

The Mitzvah of “Hakhel”

Prepared by: Rabbi Jay Goldmintz Edited by: Dr. Moshe Sokolow Sources דברים לא:ט-יג משנה סוטה ז:ה בבלי סוטה לב ע”ב ספרי דברים יז:יח ספר... Read more

Gemara Instruction in Yeshiva High Schools

This Hebrew article discusses the fundamental role that Gemara plays in Yeshiva high schools, and explores the most effective ways of teaching this crucial... Read more

Imitate the Ramban, not the Professors

An interview with Shalom Carmy This interview with Rabbi Shalom Carmy appeared in Hamevaser Vol. 38 No. 1, and is reprinted with permission.   Asher Friedman: Our... Read more

Teaching Midrash from a Developmental Perspective

This article discusses a program designed for a new, more sophisticated method of teaching Tanakh and midrash, so that the standard modern Orthodox Day School... Read more

Teaching Ta’amei HaMikra at an Early Age

Reprinted from Ten Da’at 5/2 1991, pp. 22-23. Recently my family celebrated two semahot; my oldest son, Yonah, became a bar mitzvah, and my... Read more

Jewish Education for Women

Reprinted from Ten Daat Vol. III No. 3 pp. 9-11   Formal Jewish education for women is a twentieth century phenomenon initiated by the courageous, dedicated,... Read more

The Obligation of Women in Lighting the Chanukah Candles

This article discusses the obligation of women to light the Chanukah candles. It is in Hebrew. To read the article, click here. Read more

The Obligation of Talmud on Women According To Maimonides

Originally appeared in Tradition 19(2), Summer 1981 pp.122-129. Reprinted with permission. For my five-year-old daughter, Noa Eve I “A man should never cast his... Read more
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