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The Torah Learning Library of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

Category: Torah and Mesorah

Taking Back Modern Orthodox Judaism

by Rabbi Asher Lopatin Posted on January 3, 2017

Modern Orthodoxy as it developed in 20th-century America was dynamic, vibrant, challenging, and filled with new insights into Judaism. This was made possible not by taking in the values of modernity wholesale but by maintaining a positive attitude toward those values and not opposing them merely because they were foreign. At its best, Modem Orthodoxy Continue Reading »

Writing Modern Midrash

by Rabbi Aryeh Klapper Posted on December 7, 2016

Existential Talmud Study in the Thought of Rav Shagar

by Rabbi Dr. Avi Walfish Posted on December 2, 2016

Rav Shagar, Rav Hutner and Emanuel Levinas: Confluence and Context

by Rabbi David Bigman Posted on December 2, 2016

Torah Study for Women in the Thought of Rav Shagar (Hebrew)

by Rabbanit Dr. Michal Tikochinsky Posted on December 2, 2016

A Comparison of Rav Shagar’s and Other Parallel Approaches to Talmud Study

by Rabbi David Bigman Posted on December 2, 2016

What Is the Purpose of Teaching Talmud?

by Rabbi Aryeh Klapper Posted on November 29, 2016

Rav Lichtenstein’s Methodology of Reading Tanakh

by Rabbi Yaakov Beasley Posted on October 27, 2016

Reading in the Dark: Strategies for Navigating Challenging Texts

by Dr. Tammy Jacobowitz Posted on October 21, 2016

Midrashic Pedagogy: How the Rabbis Taught the Bible

by Rabbi David Kasher Posted on October 21, 2016

How Should Tanakh Be Taught in our Schools? An Attempt to Smash Some Contemporary Idols

by Rabbi Aryeh Klapper Posted on October 21, 2016

Is it Really 5776? How and Why the Jewish Year Was Born

by Rabbi Menachem Leibtag Posted on October 21, 2016