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Rabbi Allan Goldenberg

Rabbi Allan Goldenberg is one of the WebYeshiva.org Halacha Mastery Program‘s first recipients of semicha.   Rabbi Goldenberg was a prosecutor in the Cook County, Illinois, State Attorney’s Office and worked in a variety of areas including as a felony trial lawyer and also on the executive staff.    “The Halacha Mastery Program provided an online platform […]

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Agnon and the 100th Balfour Anniversary

S.Y. Agnon’s story “Paths of Righteousness, or The Vinegar Maker” appears in “A Book That Was Lost” (Toby Press); in Hebrew: “Ma’aglei Tzedek.” The story raised a bit of controversy when first published in 1923, based upon differing interpretations of what Agnon was trying to say with it. In a rare statement about the meaning […]

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Rabbi Dr. Stuart Halpern

Rabbi Dr. Stuart Halpern is one of the WebYeshiva.org Halacha Mastery Program’s first recipients of semicha. Chief of Staff to Yeshiva University President Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman, Rabbi Halpern noted that learning Torah is foundational and essential to living and growing as a Jew and WebYeshiva.org provided the perfect outlet. “I chose the Halacha Mastery Program […]

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Rabbi Jeffrey Green

Rabbi Jeffrey Green is one of the WebYeshiva.org Halacha Mastery Program’s first semicha recipients. Rabbi Green began his formal learning in the mid-1980’s at the Pardes Institute for Jewish Studies in Jerusalem under the spiritual guidance of Rav Meir Schweiger. It was at that time he made a commitment to fully understanding both practical halacha […]

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Rabbi Nathan Davidovich

Rabbi Nathan Davidovich is one of the WebYeshiva.org Halacha Mastery Program‘s first semicha recipients. Rabbi Davidovich spent most of his life in Denver, Colorado, until making Aliyah to Efrat in 1994. A 1963 graduate of the University of Denver College of Law, he has since practiced law as a trial lawyer even commuting for court hearings, trials […]

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