A perspective on Hashgachah in Eretz Yisrael, Berachah Achad Mein Shalosh and much more....
An analysis of the issues of Bishul on Shabbat- focusing on the definition of bishul and the categories of keli rishon and sheni.
Through a conceptual analysis of a remarkable shitah of Rabeinu Chananel, we gain a critical insight into how we should pray!
An in depth analysis of the halachah regarding the killing of mosquitoes, bees and other harmful creatures on Shabbat. A textual and conceptual clarification; with suggested halachik implications.
A conceptual and textual analysis of Birchot Hamitzvah, focusing on the halachah of Over LaAsiyatan.
An analysis of the conceptual underpinnings of the halachah of Eruv Tavshilin, based on a careful reading of the primary texts.
An analysis of the sugya and rishonim Shabbat (3a) dealing with the parameters and nature of Lifnei Iver. An interface of careful reading of the rishonim, conceptual analysis and important methodological points of general import.
An Analysis of Habituation [and local practices] and its impact on kelacher yad and tefillin.
An analysis of the differing understandings of the Rishonim of mitzvat asseh shehazman geramah as well as the mitzvah of sefirat haomer, and the ramifications for the question of whether or not women are obligated in this halachah.
An analysis of the issues involved in women saying birchot hamitzvot when voluntarily performing mitzvot. In this shiur we explore the broader issues of birchot reshut, Lo Tissah and berachah sheainah zerichah and the nature of w omen's exemption from certain mitzvot asseh.