FilterFilter icon
Using Autonomous Cars on Shabbat
Using autonomous cars ion Shabbat cannot be automatically labeled as forbidden. This article also shows that there is no inherent problem in using voice recognition and voice activated devices on Shabbat.
Save "Sheet 423528"
Akedah - Torn Between Emotion and Devotion
A poem in the Sephardic Rosh HaHshanah liturgy offers a revolutionary view of the Akedah, which is in line with Sephardic theology which tended to reject martyrdom.
Save "Sheet 423425"
Agunah - There is an [Easy] Solution
The issue of Agunah, a woman whos husband denies her a Jewish divorce, is perhaps the greatest halakhic problem of our generation. My argument here is that it could be easily solved if only the religious authorities would acknowledge the evidence in classic sources. Of course, they will also to work in unison, educate people, and care about the women.
Haim Ovadia229 ViewsAugust 7, 2022Agunah,Divorce
Save "Sheet 423380"
Sefirat Ha'Omer - Time for Celebration
This article argues that mourning during Sefirat HaOmer was practiced only sporadically until after the crusades. It was originally a memorial day for the victims of the Bar Kokhva rebellion. Mourning during Sefirat HaOmer contradicts the intention of the Torah and it is time to reclaim the joy of this period.
Save "Sheet 404115"
פסח בקלי קלות
מדריך לנקיון, הכשר המטבח, עריכת קניות, ועריכת ליל הסדר ללא טרחה מוגזמת כדי שאפשר יהיה ליהנות משמחת הפסח. המדריך גם כולל עצות שימושיות לנוסעים בארץ ובחו"ל
Haim Ovadia620 ViewsApril 6, 2022Kashrut,סדר,Passover
Save "Sheet 397993"
Electricity on Yom Tov
This article presents the halakhic sources and the historical background of the psak allowing use of electricity on Yom Tov.
Save "Sheet 394393"
Agunah Solution Source Sheet
Not PublishedHaim Ovadia9 ViewsMay 19, 2021
Save "Sheet 324860"
Select passages from Tur Yoreh Deah 375-385 - Avelut
Haim Ovadia692 ViewsJanuary 31, 2019
Save "Sheet 154771"
Slaughtering in the Bible - Abridged
Haim Ovadia181 ViewsDecember 30, 2016
Save "Sheet 52367"
Torah VeAhava Semikha - Avelut
Tannaitic sources on Avelut
Haim Ovadia2026 ViewsNovember 8, 2018Torah Ve-Ahava Semikha
Save "Sheet 140761"