Professional Development Resources Tag: Historical Approach

Codes of Jewish Law and Their Commentaries: Historical Notes

This work provides an overview of the most important efforts on codification of Jewish Law as well as the commentaries that as a result... Read more

Introducing Rabbi Breuer

From Modern Scholarship in the Study of Torah: Contributions and Limitations, ed. Shalom Carmy, Orthodox Forum Series, New York, 1991. The Orthodox Forum Series... Read more

The Biblical Stories of Creation, Garden of Eden and the Flood: History or Metaphor?

This article originally appeared in Tradition Volume 33,2 (1999). Reprinted here with permission. The Rabbis long ago endorsed the idea that the written Torah... 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

Megillat Ha'atzmaut: Analysis and Comparative Analysis

[A full English translation of Megillat Haatzmaut follows this article. The numbers referred to in the article correspond with the numbered clauses of Megillat Haatzmaut]    ... Read more
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