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A Yo'etzet Halakhah is there to answer questions that are going unasked because some women are understandably embarrassed to raise them with a male rabbi. They can also find answers that wouldn't cross a man's mind simply because the territory is more familiar. The only halachic decisions they give are ones where the questioner's community has a well ...


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Yoatzot halacha as I understand it are taught about the halachot of niddah in depth and often know a good deal about female reproductive biology (I am unclear how much of this is part of the training program and how much is learned elsewhere by women drawn to the program, such as physicians). They often serve an entire town rather than a single shul. They ...


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My neighborhood has a number of yeshivot. I have read the brochures of 2 of them and have stopped at a third one a few yeasr ago, as my sone had been considering a semicha program. Some commonalities: Most of the Gemarah study seems to focus on one or more from this list: The 1st 3 Masechtot of Nezikin (The "Bavot"), Sanhedrin, sometimes Edyot or ...


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Achsanios Shel Torah - published in (5650) 1890 - by Rabbi Moshe Reinas says that in the year (5563) 1803 Rabbi Chaim Volozhin laid the cornerstone for Yeshivas Volozhin. This was opened due to Rabbi Chaim Volozhin perceiving the general state of learning Torah disintegrating. Originally it was supported by Rabbi Chaim Volozhin's personal wealth, however as ...



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