Semicha: Halachic Methodology Prep
These sessions will provide you with an opportunity to review the material learned as well as prepare the upcoming mekorot (sources). While attendance is not mandatory, WebYeshiva.org has created this course as an opportunity to enhance your experience and in the Semicha Program.
Semicha: Halachic Methodology Prep: Lesson 1
*Note: This is the prep class for Rabbi Fink’s class on September 25 (Class 4). The prep class did not take place for his first three classes.
Within the topic of Bdieved, covering the sections of:
Taarovet Biydei Nachri (starting from She’erit Yosef), Get, Sefer Torah
Semicha: Halachic Methodology Prep: Lesson 2
Semicha: Halachic Methodology Prep: Lesson 6
Semicha: Halachic Methodology Prep: Lesson 7
Semicha: Halachic Methodology Prep: Lesson 8
Chumra and Kula, Part 6: TWO ADJACENT HOLES IN TZITZIT: Ittur, Beit Yosef, Bach, Mishnah Berurah BEING MACHMIR ON WHAT’S COMPLETELY PERMITTED: Rema, Maharshal, Shakh, Pri Megadim with Tosafot Yom Tov, Sefer Issur V’Heter, Torat HaAsham, Chida citing Chefetz Hashem, Bnei Yissaschar citing Shlah
Semicha: Halachic Methodology Prep: Lesson 17
Semicha: Halachic Methodology Prep: Lesson 22
Rabbi Uri Cohen has been teaching at Midreshet Moriah since 2005. He learned at Yeshivat Shaalvim and Yeshivat Hamivtar, and received Semikhah from RIETS (YU) and Yeshivat Hamivtar. He also holds Masters degrees in Medieval Jewish History and Jewish Education from Yeshiva University. For two years, he was an ATID Fellow. Through Torah MiTzion, he and his wife Dr. Yocheved Engelberg Cohen served as the first members of the Syracuse Kollel, and later as the first couple of the Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus (JLIC) at Princeton University. They now live in Ramat Beit Shemesh. His eclectic lecture topics have included Talmudic Misogyny in Context, Harry Potter and the Value of Fantasy, Contemporary Orthodox Responses to Homosexuality, and How Not to Do Outreach.