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The Torah Learning Library of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

Category: Halakha & Modernity

Halakha and Electric Shavers

Rabbi Dov Linzer (Posted on February 8, 2017)
From the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies

Can A Woman Be A Sandak?

Rabbi Ysoscher Katz (Posted on January 9, 2017)
From the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies

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 WaxmanPosted on December 9, 2016

How a Baby Is Made

by Rabbi Dov LinzerPosted 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-NunPosted on December 2, 2016

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

by Rabbi Aryeh KlapperPosted on December 2, 2016

Science and Halakhah: Sympathies and Strategies

by Rabbi Dov LinzerPosted on December 2, 2016

Should Facts Affect Faith?

by Rabbi Aryeh KlapperPosted on December 2, 2016

Confronting Halakhic Sections in Humash

by Rabbi Zvi GrumetPosted on November 30, 2016