On December 25, 2016 Yeshivat Chovevei Torah hosted a day of learning on topics relating to halakha in the 21st century. Below please find a list of the presenters and topics, and links to listen to each lecture.
Presenters & Topics
Rabbi Dov Linzer – Family Planning as an Application of Values and Halakha
Rabba Dr. Anat Sharbat – Rabbinic Ordination for Women: Halakha, Politics and Israeli-American Reality”
Rabbanit Dr. Michal Tikochinsky – Halakha as a Life-Shaping Force (Hebrew)
Rav Yuval Cherlow – Surrogacy – Halakha, Ethics, Theology and the Law in Israel
Rabbi Ysoscher Katz – Writing Modern Orthodox Teshuvot
Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot – The Human Element in Halakha: A Study of Some Published and Unpublished Pesakim of Rav Aharon Lichtenstein zt”l
Rabbi Aryeh Klapper – How Should Halakha Relate to Historical Truth? Three case studies.
Rabbi Asher Lopatin – דברים שבקדושה Prayers of Holiness: Who Is Allowed to Say Them and on Behalf of Whom?
Lunch Panel- “Is there such a thing as a Modern Orthodox Halakha?”