Professional Development Resources Tag: Halakha

Teaching the Flood Story: The Importance of Cultural Context

Reprinted from聽Ten Da鈥檃t聽9:1 Winter 1996   Most yeshivah students learn the pre-patriarchal biblical stories in the early years of elementary school, and for many... Read more

The Miracle of the Lights

Also available at Yeshivat Har Etzion Virtual Beit Midrash. “What is Chanuka? Our Rabbis taught: On the twenty-fifth of Kislev begin the eight days... Read more

Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik as Posek of Post-Modern Orthodoxy

This article originally appeared in Tradition Volume 29, 1994   In the circles of what is labelled “Modern Orthodoxy” or “Centrist Orthodoxy,” Rabbi Joseph... Read more

Halakhah as a Ground for Creating a Shared Spiritual Language- A Rejoinder

This article originally appeared in Tradition, Summer 1976.   This article refers to the article “Halakhah as a Ground for Creating a Shared Spiritual... Read more

The Implications of Feminine Imagery in the Bible

This article is based on an address given at the 1988 convention of the Rabbinical Council of America. The author acknowledges the work of... Read more

The Sabbath in the Space Age

THE SABBATH IN THE SPACE AGE Azriel Rosenfeld This article originally appeared in Tradition Summer 1964 聽 Introduction The Jewish religious law (Halakhah) relating... Read more

Responsa: Man in Space

This article is a Hebrew responsa that deals with the Halakhic implications of a man in space. 讘住”讚 讬讜诐 专讘讬注讬 讻”讗 诪专”讞 转砖住”讘 讬专讜砖诇讬诐... Read more