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The Torah Learning Library of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

Category: Halakha & Modernity

Further on Waiting Times After Eating Parmesan Pizza

Rabbi Ysoscher Katz (Posted on January 5, 2017)
From the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies

Is Swimming for Pleasure Permitted on Shabbat?

bwestrich (Posted on December 22, 2016)
From the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies

Letakein Olam Be-Malkhut Sha-dai

by Rabbi Chanoch Waxman Posted on December 9, 2016

How a Baby Is Made

by Rabbi Dov Linzer Posted on December 8, 2016

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How is a Baby Made?  More specifically, what determines the future characteristics of the child?  One answer emerges from the story of Yaakov’s breeding of the sheep, an answer that seems to be endorsed by the Talmud: a child’s character is shaped by what the mother and father were thinking and doing at the time Continue Reading »

Meat After Parmesan On Pizza

Amy Pollak (Posted on December 8, 2016)
From the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies

From the Ramban’s Rainbow to the Theory of Evolution (Hebrew)

by Rabbi Dr. Yoel Bin-Nun Posted on December 2, 2016

DNA Evidence in Mamzeirut Cases: How Much Reality Can and Should Halakhah Acknowledge

by Rabbi Aryeh Klapper Posted on December 2, 2016

Science and Halakhah: Sympathies and Strategies

by Rabbi Dov Linzer Posted on December 2, 2016

Should Facts Affect Faith?

by Rabbi Aryeh Klapper Posted on December 2, 2016

Confronting Halakhic Sections in Humash

by Rabbi Zvi Grumet Posted on November 30, 2016

Marital Sex: Halakhic and Ethical Parameters

by Rabbi Dov Linzer Posted on November 28, 2016

Challenges of Intimacy in the Orthodox Community Today: Case Studies from the Field

by Dr. Michelle Friedman Posted on November 28, 2016