Secular Studies & Halacha
Is it acceptable to study any kind of secular subject? Wouldn’t that be taking time away from learning Torah itself? Join Rabbi Dovid Fink as he explores the halachic sources from the Gemara down through today’s leading poskim. How does the wisdom of the great sages from thousands of years ago apply to studying today?
Secular Studies & Halacha: Secular Studies & Halacha
Survey of the opinions of the leading medieval and modern rabbis who warmly endorse secular studies.
Sources are available through the links in both WORD format and pdf. In class we will translate and explain these sources.
In addition to being one of Rabbi Brovender's first students, Rabbi Dovid Fink is an outstanding expertﾠand teacher of Halacha. Rabbi Fink received his Rabbinic ordination from ITRI and the Mir and was awarded his Ph.D in Semitic Languages and Linguistics from Yale University. Rav Fink has taught thousands of students from all over the world for over 35 years.