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The Torah Learning Library of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

Category: Sefer Vayikra

See and Sanctify

by Rabbi Dov LinzerPosted on March 15, 2018

Rabbi Linzer is currently traveling and will soon be sending out his part 2 of “May a Kohen be a Doctor?”  For now, in anticipation of YCT’s upcoming dinner this Sunday, celebrating 18 years and 120 musmachim, he would like to share with you the following words on Parashat HaChodesh drawn on a speech he delivered at our dinner a few years ago.…

Protecting the Canaanite? Sheltering the Moabite? Immigrants and Refugees in Tanakh and Halakha

by Rabbi Haggai ResnikoffPosted on July 5, 2017

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Playing God: The Theology of Genetic Engineering

by Rabbi Haggai ResnikoffPosted on May 12, 2017

  How do the Torah and rabbinic sources view the idea of genetic engineering, specifically as it relates to plants? The following sources are meant to prompt a discussion regarding this question. 1. VaYikra 19:19 אֶֽת־חֻקֹּתַי֮ תִּשְׁמֹרוּ֒ בְּהֶמְתְּךָ֙ לֹא־תַרְבִּ֣יעַ כִּלְאַ֔יִם שָׂדְךָ֖ לֹא־תִזְרַ֣ע כִּלְאָ֑יִם וּבֶ֤גֶד כִּלְאַ֙יִם֙ שַֽׁעַטְנֵ֔ז לֹ֥א יַעֲלֶ֖ה עָלֶֽיךָ׃ You shall observe My laws.…

Structure and Order in Parashat Kedoshim (Hebrew)

by Rabbi Dr. Yoel Bin-NunPosted on December 9, 2016

The Theme of Kedusha in Sefer Vayikra and the Torah

by Rabbi Saul J. BermanPosted on December 9, 2016

Azazel: An It or A He?

by Dr. Leeor GottliebPosted on December 9, 2016

Biblical Leprosy: Peshat and Derash

by Rabbi Shalom CarmyPosted on December 9, 2016

What Is the Purpose of Animal Sacrifice?

by Rabbi Aryeh KlapperPosted on December 9, 2016

Beyond Good and Evil: A Philosophical Reclamation of the Concept of Holiness

by Rabbi Aryeh KlapperPosted on November 30, 2016

The Mekallel and His Significance in Sefer Vayikra

by Rabbi Nachman LevinePosted on November 30, 2016

Understanding the Prohibition of Ribbit- Charging Interest (Hebrew)

by Rabbanit Dr. Michal TikochinskyPosted on November 30, 2016

Jewish Thought Perspectives on the Concept of Tumah

by Rabbi Yitzchak BlauPosted on November 30, 2016