Authors Posts by Chaim Saiman
The Inverted Halakhah of Simhat Torah
Chaim Saiman comments on the nature of Simhat Torah.
The Opaque Ceiling Hovering Over Women’s Torah Study: A Reply to Judah Goldberg
Chaim Saiman responds to Rabbi Judah Goldberg on why women's advanced Talmud classes haven't advanced.
How Halakhah Changes: From Nahem to the “Tisha be-Av Kumzitz”
Chaim Saiman on halakhic change and the observance of Tisha Be-Av.
The Nature of Halakhic Civil Law
Chaim Saiman analyzes how the Torah's two introductions to the revelation at Sinai correspond to two perspectives on the nature of halakhic civil law.
Our Current Political Station: Might This Be Modern Orthodoxy’s Moment?
Chaim Saiman suggests that, in the midst of a political transition, we may be on the brink of a "Modern Orthodox Moment."
The Market for Gedolim: A Tale of Supply and Demand
Chaim Saiman explains how the demand threshold for gedolim may explain fault lines in the broader Orthodox community.