Professional Development Resources Tag: Torah

The Halakha and Its Relationship to Social Reality

This article originally appeared in Tradition 13:4, 1973. INTRODUCTION The Halakhah is often depicted as a monolithic cohesive structure a massive pillar of solid... 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

Rabban Yochanan ben Zakkai Saves Torah

The three-year Roman siege of Yerushalayim portended doom for Jewish nationalism. The inhabitants of the Holy City were divided; some were wearied from the... Read more

Using computers in a Day School setting

Bi-Cultural Day School, Stamford, CT It is true that there is a very limited amount of Jewish educational software especially for grades 3-8. There... Read more

Talmud Now

This article originally appeared in Hebrew in Meimad, Vol. 17, August 1999.  (Translated by Rachel Schloss)   The study of Talmud is at the very... 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