Professional Development

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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
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Programming Ideas for Yom Ha'azma'ut

Prepared by David Tesler for The AVI CHAI Foundation Table of Contents I. Text Study II. Experiential Programs III. Israel Today IV. Small Group... Read more
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Judaism in Crisis

Part I – The Problem Part II – Learning from the World of Learning Part III – An Educational Manifesto Part  I – The... Read more
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A Review of Nechama Leibowitz's Eyunim- Studies on Torah

Before and after her death in 1997 at age 92, many tributes were paid to Nechama Leibowitz. Perhaps the highest praise came from Prof.... Read more
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Women and Judaism: Challenges of modernity

It seems to be common knowledge that the challenges of modernity for Judaism arise from two factors of contemporary life: ease of communication, and... Read more
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“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
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A Time for Spiritual Sobriety

MAX STERN DIVISION OF COMMUNAL SERVICES RABBI ISAAC ELCHANAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY AN AFFILIATE OF YESHIVA UNIVERSITY TEXTS AND TOPICS IN TEACHING LIMMUDEI KODESH A TIME... Read more