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Why are there so many arguments between the rabbis in the Oral Law?

A cursory look at the Talmud seems to show a myriad of disagreements of opinion between the Sages, many seemingly never resolved. Lacking a deeper...

A chat about girls studying Torah

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?Sherry: ok, so an orthodox girl can study torah, but...

When was the Torah given at Mount Sinai?

The Torah was given to the Israelites in the Sinai Desert on the 6th day of Sivan 2448 years after Creation. This corresponds to early summer of the year...

A Childish Understanding of the Torah

Rabbi Meir said: When the Jews stood before Sinai to receive the Torah, G-d said to them: “I swear, I will not give you the Torah unless you provide...

Is it true that the Torah was given first to the women?

Rabbi Latowicz: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment... carlos: shalom: is it true that the Torah was given first to the women? Rabbi Latowicz:...

SINAI 2005: Our Calling Today

Many pundits are lauding President Bush’s inaugural address, in which he declared that the “calling of our time” is the advancement of...

Why should I study Torah?

The primary reason for studying Torah is not because of the use we receive from the knowledge we are obtaining. Rather we study Torah because Torah is...

What exactly is the Oral Torah?

The Torah has two parts: The "Torah Shebiktav" (Written Law), which is composed of the twenty-four books of the Tanach, and the "Torah...

What are the different valid methods used to interpret the Torah?

Torah is G-d's wisdom. Intellect, by its very nature, allows for – and indeed demands - different avenues of understanding; how much more so when...

What's the proper way to dispose of holy objects?

“You shall utterly destroy all the places where the nations that you shall possess worshipped their gods… and obliterate their names from...