Professional Development Resources Tag: Values

The Broad Torah: Of Pictures on Walls and in Hearts

Originally published in Ten Da’at 8:1, 1995. Appears here with permission. The scene: A classroom full of eager young high school boys learning Torah.... Read more

Psychological and Religious Change of Orthodox Jewish Boys During a Post-High School Year of Study in an Israeli Yeshiva

The following article is a dissertation that explored processes of change in parental relationships, religious levels and mental health that occurred in American Orthodox... Read more

The Core Values of Conservative Judaism

The Jewish Virtual Library explores the values of Conservative Judaism. If dogmas or doctrines are the propositional language of a theological system, core values... Read more

A Year of Study in an Israeli Yeshiva Program: Before and After

Click here to read Shalom Berger’s 1997 Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration, Yeshiva University, doctoral thesis. Read more

“Too Much on Our Plates”

Back in the early 50’s, my friend’s older sister, Malka, worked as secretary in one of the Bais Yaakov elementary schools.  The children were,... Read more

Honoring and Mourning Adoptive and Step Parents

Reprinted from Le’ela, June 2001, no. 51 (Dr. Wolowelsky is Associate Editor of the MeOtzar HoRav Series: Selected Writings of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, and... Read more

Homosexuality in Orthodox Judaism

To read the article (originally submitted in 2002), which includes 19 biblical sources click here. Read more
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