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The Torah Learning Library of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

Category: Torah

Deciphering Zecharyah’s Vision’s: Ch. 5–6

by Rabbi Hayyim Angel
Posted on November 2, 2016

How Does A Covenant of Ancestors Obligate Descendants?

by Rabbi Yitzchak Blau
Posted on November 2, 2016

Speech Sins and the Ethicizing of Tsara’at

by Dr. Tammy Jacobowitz
Posted on November 2, 2016

Joseph and His Brothers: From Conflict to Reconciliation

by Dr. Hezi Cohen
Posted on November 2, 2016

The Covenant of Arvot Moav

by Rabbi Yitzhak Ben David
Posted on November 2, 2016

Why Jacob Needed Esau’s Blessing

by Rabbi Shalom Carmy
Posted on November 2, 2016

Et Hazamir Higiah: The Song of Songs and the Song at the Sea

by Rabbi Nachman Levine
Posted on November 2, 2016

Why These Ten?: An Inquiry Into the Decalogue

by Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom
Posted on November 2, 2016

The Effects of the Deaths of Nadav and Avihu on the Structure of the Book of Vayikra

by Dr. Ari Mermelstein
Posted on November 2, 2016

The Dudaim Episode

by Rabbi Mosheh Lichtenstein
Posted on November 2, 2016

Killing Killers: Is the Death Penalty Good for the Jews?

by Rabbi Haggai Resnikoff
Posted on November 2, 2016

  There is significant tension in the Torah literature regarding the death penalty. On one hand, the written Torah clearly supports the use of the death penalty although it is not so clear why. On the other hand, the Rabbis seem to be uncomfortable with it, apparently out of concerns for judicial error and perhaps also because of their discomfort with direct retaliation.…

Talking About Love: Structure and Meaning in Shir Hashirim

by Smadar Ben David
Posted on November 1, 2016