The Israel Koschitzky Virtual Beit Midrash


The Israel Koschitzky Virtual Beit Midrash

Web Learning Sites

Haven't found what you are looking for
at the VBM?

These are some other sites on the web which offer opportunities in Torah learning

The Tanach Study Center provides material for the self-study of Tanach.

Tanakh Profiles - an encyclopedia of Biblical personalities

Project Genesis is an outreach program which sponsors a number of Torah lists, courses, and discussion groups

Rabbi J.B. Soloveitchik Archives at Mail-Jewish include both biographical and bibliographical material, as well as transcripts of various shiurim

A bibliography of the works of Rav Soloveitchik

Shurim of Rav Soloveitchik on parshat hashavua

Articles on Parashat HaShavua from a variety of academic perspectives, by the faculty of Bar-Ilan University

Peshuto Shel Mikra - Pashat HaShavua by R. Yitzchak Etshalom

Rabbi Chaim Brovender's WebYeshiva

Rav Ari Kahn - A shiur on Parshat HaShavua, based on Midrash and Zohar

The Daf Yomi Advancement Forum
Daf Yomi oriented mailing lists by Kollel Iyun Hadaf of Har Nof

Riets Torah
Divrei Torah and Halacha from RIETS (Yeshiva University)

Jewish Law website - A site dedicated to the interaction of Jewish law with modern civil society. Includes many articles on particular halakhic problems.

AishDas Society
Divrei Torah and articles

Weekly halakhic discussion of different topic

Divrei Torah from Shamash
Links to divrei Torah on the Parsha, both at the Shamash site and elsewhere

Torah Audio Tapes
Shiurim, and lectures from all over, including some by Rav Soloveitchik, in audio format

OU Online

Ohr Somayach
The Yeshiva Ohr Somayach site includes several Torah publications, including those suitable for beginners in Torah study

A very large site containing hundreds of articles from Chabad

JUICE - The Jewish University in Cyberspace
Courses in Jewish history and philosophy, sponsored by the WZO

Na'aleh Torah Video Online - featuring hundreds of classes on a variety of topics, both beginner and advanced level classes.

Index to Torah on the Net - from AishDas

Another Index to Torah on the Net


Web Torah Library


Some of the sites below require Hebrew fonts.

Read everything at the Snunit Hebrew for PC site. If you still need help, read the texts at How to read Hebrew on the net.

Snunit Kitvei Hakodesh (Hebrew)

  • Tanach
  • Talmud Bavli
  • Talmud Yerushalmi
  • Tosefta
  • Mishna

    All of the texts at Snunit can be downloaded together with a Dos Search engine (10M zip file) from SIMTEL. Check with Machon Mamre for the link address.

    Tanach from Shamash
    The Shamash directory contains several different Tanach texts

    Torah from ORT, with commentary, cantillation (audio), atlas, haftarot.(English & Russian)

    Tanya (English)

    Tomer Devora - Rav Moshe Cordevero (English)

    Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim, with Mishna Berura
    from Hypertext Halacha Project (English - first part Orach Chaim only)

    Mesilat Yesharim (English)

    Pirkei Avot Ethics of Our Fathers (English, with commentary)

    Divrei Torah from Shamash
    Links to Divrei Torah on the Parasha

    WebShas is a topical index to the Talmud

    Judaism 101 A short encyclopedia and glossary of Judaism, for quick reference.