The Conjoined Twins Dilemma: Shnayim Mehalchin B’derech, T’nu Lanu Echad Mi’khem and Rodef   In fall 1977, conjoined twin girls were born to a Jewish couple in New Jersey. A team of twenty leading doctors and nurses assembled in Philadelphia at Children’s Hospital to separate the twins in a difficult surgery that raised serious halachic and... Read more »
Under the guidance of Rav Yitzchak Berkovits, I founded PROJECT FELLOW—Yesharim Foundation for Ethical Law as a means to spread awareness of topics related to Choshen Mishpat. PROJECT FELLOW has materials that can be used as a tool for in-reach and outreach. We offer free weekly source sheets
Sho’el Shelo Mida’at – Borrowing Without Asking, Taking Your Friend’s Jaguar XJ for a Spin: Is this “Just Borrowing” or is it Stealing?   Shoplifting is stealing. Taking out a book from the library is borrowing. But the borderline between borrowing and stealing is often blurred. Is borrowing without permission borrowing or stealing? In this... Read more »
The Star-K is known throughout the world as being a reputable kashrus organization. Rabbi Moshe Heinemann, the rabbi of Agudath Israel of Baltimore, has served as the Rabbinic Administrator since 1971. Today, it is one of the only kosher certification organizations with a dedicated customer service
The System of Halachah Schematic is a one-page chart of the key stages of the transmission of the Written Torah and Oral Torah from Mount Sinai until the present. This chart facilitates the teaching of the NLE Morasha System of Halachah Series. Also highlighted are the Rambam’s categories of the Oral Law and the process of redaction of the Oral Torah. The schematic... Read more »
What is Halachipedia? Halachipedia is not a posek. In fact, the site openly makes this proclamation on their About Us page. What the free site does offer the rabbi or educator is an organized list of topics that starts from the basics and then work through many different aspects of Halacha. Arguably the best feature of the site is the fact... Read more »