Rabbi Linzer looks at a wide range of teshuvot to demonstrate a critical component of Rav Moshe’s philosophy of psak – a dual emphasis on paskening based on svara and based on circumstance.
To learn along with Rabbi Linzer, follow the links to the teshuvot below:
Iggros Moshe EH 1-64 a woman who would be endangered by pregnancy
Iggros Moshe EH 3-22 more about a woman who is not permitted to become pregnant
Iggros Moshe EH 3-14 testing a man’s semen
Iggros Moshe YD 3-91 the prohibition of summarizing and translating teshuvot
Iggros Moshe YD 4-38 the rules of psak and disseminating piskei halakha without the full reasoning