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The Torah Learning Library of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

Category: Halakha & Modernity

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, MD
Posted on November 28, 2016

How Should We be Guiding Couples on Birth Control Issues?

by Rabbi Moshe Kahn
Posted on November 28, 2016

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

by Rabbi Mishael Zion
Posted on November 28, 2016

Composting Within An Eruv

Observant Married Jewish Women and Sexual Life: An Empirical Study

by Dr. Michelle Friedman, MD
Posted 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.…

If Only Michelangelo Had Studied Halakha…

Rav Shimon Shkop and Rav Yisrael Gusteman on Human Norms in Halakha

by Rabbi Dr. Yaakov Elman
Posted on November 1, 2016

The Strange Fate of Astrology in Jewish Thought and Law

by Rabbi Dr. David Shatz
Posted on October 27, 2016

Tefillin and the History of Biblical Interpretation

by Dr. Shalom Holtz
Posted on October 27, 2016