NLEResources.com recently featured the Guidelines Chabura metholodgy to assist ba’alei teshuvah to deepen their knowledge of practical halachah. The Guidelines Chabura is a network of innovative shiurim based upon the outstanding Guidelines series of twenty-
The English Department of The Halacha Education Center, directed by HaRav Yosef Zvi Rimon, produces theFrom the Source with Spirit series of educational materials. When completed, the series will feature a comprehensive range of curricula in halacha, offering a depth of understanding through an educational approach that is inspiring
While there are sites on the internet for one to turn to and read an inspiring thought or interesting story, there aren't as many that help both the scholar and layperson really "dig into" the world of Halacha. To that end, we featured a blogpost called: Halachipedia: A New Resource for Researching Halacha. This site is one that continues to grow and
HaGaon HaRav Ovadia Yosef zt”l was a giant among giants, one of the foremost poskim (decisors) across the several generations of great poskim during which he was active. The most complex and difficult questions stopped at his desk, and Rav Ovadia either personally authored or served as the primary resource for Teshuvot (responsa) and other... Read more »
Adam Mu’ad Le’olam – Accountability for Accidental Damage: The $6,000 Diamond Washed Down a 48-Story Drain!   London’s Evening Standard reported in July 2012 that a $77,000 bottle of cognac was accidentally broken by a wealthy patron at an exclusive club after he asked to study the bottle. The two-century-old brandy was scheduled to be included in... Read more »
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 »