New Resources – Five Species of Grain, Chadash Nowadays

New resources have been posted to our Resources page on our new site:

  • Under “Pictorial Guides
    • “The Five Types of Grain,” by Professor Yehuda Felix (author of “Flora and Fauna in the Torah,” and “Flora and Fauna in the Mishna”).  This is a selection from Professor Felix’s book-length commentary on Mishna Kelayim.
    • “Harvesting Grain in Rabbinic Times,” by Professor Yehuda Felix.  This is taken from his work “Agriculture in the Land of Israel during Mishnaic Times.”
  • Under “Primary Sources
    • Primary Sources on Chadash Nowadays

About Rabbi Dov Linzer

Rabbi Dov Linzer is the Rosh HaYeshiva and Dean of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School, a groundbreaking Orthodox smicha program. Rabbi Linzer spearheaded the development of YCT to create an innovative four year smicha program which provides its students with rigorous talmud Torah and halakhic study and sophisticated professional training in the context of a religious atmosphere which cultivates openness and inclusiveness. Rabbi Linzer has published Halakha and machshava articles in Torah journals and lectures widely at synagogues and conferences on topics relating to Halakha, Orthodoxy, and modernity. He is most recently the awardee of the prestigious Avi Chai Fellowship.
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