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Revitalizing MO Discourse Conference

‘הליכות עולם לו: ‘אל תקרי הליכות אלא הלכות

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”



michal-ticochinsky Rabbanit Dr. Michal Tikochinsky – Halakha as a Life-Shaping Force (Hebrew)



yuval-cherlow Rav Yuval Cherlow – Surrogacy – Halakha, Ethics, Theology and the Law in Israel




Rabbi Ysoscher Katz – Writing Modern Orthodox Teshuvot



Rabbi Nati Helfgot

Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot – The Human Element in Halakha: A Study of Some Published and Unpublished Pesakim of Rav Aharon Lichtenstein zt”l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

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?”