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The Torah Learning Library of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

Category: Halakha & Modernity

How Should We be Guiding Couples on Birth Control Issues?

by Rabbi Moshe Kahn Posted on November 28, 2016

Composting Within An Eruv

Rabbi Haggai Resnikoff (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, 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…

Rabbi Ysoscher Katz (Posted on November 4, 2016)
From the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies

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

Folk Science and Folk Theology

by Dr. Samuel Lebens Posted on October 26, 2016

Getting to the Heart of the Brain Death Debate

by Dr. Daniel Reifman Posted on October 26, 2016

Science and Religious Consciousness

by Rabbi Dr. David Shatz Posted on October 26, 2016

The Genesis of Life: Stem Cell Research, Cloning and the Jewish Tradition

by RK Dina Najman Posted on October 26, 2016