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The Torah Learning Library of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

Category: Halakha & Modernity

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

Marital Sex: Halakhic and Ethical Parameters

by Rabbi Dov LinzerPosted on November 28, 2016

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

by Dr. Michelle FriedmanPosted on November 28, 2016

How Should We be Guiding Couples on Birth Control Issues?

by Rabbi Moshe KahnPosted on November 28, 2016

“Climbing Up the Pomegranate Tree”: Using Talmudic Stories to Navigate Sexual Ethics

by Rabbi Mishael ZionPosted on November 28, 2016

Composting Within An Eruv

Amy Pollak (Posted on November 23, 2016)
From the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies

Observant Married Jewish Women and Sexual Life: An Empirical Study

by Michelle Friedman, MDPosted on November 7, 2016

Observant Married Jewish Women and Sexual Life: An Empirical Study Michelle Friedman, Ellen Labinsky, Talli Y. Rosenbaum, James Schmeidler, and Rachel Yehuda   I. INTRODUCTION Taharat haMishpahah, literally, “family purity,” refers to the series of rabbinic laws and customs governing sexual behavior between husbands and wives.…

The Sex Signals Episode- Joy of Text 2:1

Rabbi Dov Linzer (Posted on November 7, 2016)
From the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies

How can you use your flower arrangements to signal to your partner that you want sex? How does the commandment oftzniut affect women’s sexuality? What sex positions are halakhically permissible? Learn the answers to these questions and more on the first episode of Season Twoof The Joy of Text!…

If Only Michelangelo Had Studied Halakha…

Amy Pollak (Posted on November 4, 2016)
From the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies