This page offers links to a multitude of websites, online tools, interactive media and blogs that will allow you or your student to walk away with a greater appreciation and knowledge of Halacha and how it shapes our daily life.

Websites and Tools

Aruch HaShulchan
The Aruch HaShulchan, authored by Rabbi Yechiel Michel Epstein, is a classic piece of Jewish law. This Wikitext version is accurate but incomplete but still affords one to cite, copy, paste and learn much of the Aruch HaShulchan online.

Shulchan Aruch Outline
This website organizes and lists the topics and many of the specifics of the laws in the first two sections of the Shulchan Aruch: Orach Chayyim and Yoreh Deah.

Mishna Berurah Online

Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim Mishna Berura Yomi Shiur
15 minutes a day. 5 days a week for 5 years and you or your student can FINISH Mishna Berura!

Archives of Halachically Speaking
A great site to prepare a shuir with or be able to send someone a link on a particular topic so that they can further their Halachic knowledge in a clear and cogent manner.

Chofetz Chaim Online
A great Hebrew site on the ethical work of the legendary Chofetz Chayyim. Includes primary sources from Biblical, Talmudic, and Geonic works upon which the Chofetz Chayyim based his work.

HaMakor, from the author of WebShas, provides references to various topics in Jewish thought and law as they appear throughout the Tanach and Rabbinic literature. For example, under the category of food, HaMakor lists the question of why bee’s honey is kosher. There it lists sixteen different sources from ancient to modern times on the topic.

Articles of Interest

Articles from RJJ Journal of Halacha and Contemporary Society