FAQ's

Do I need to be in a specific area to join?

Although we do have specific Beit Midrashim where there is a concentration of people learning the sugyot, the beauty of it being online means that you can be part of the Virtual Halacha Beit from anywhere in the world.

Can I join with limited time?

The minimum recommended time to give each day is an hour plus a weekly shiur.

When is the program?

The program is geared to work around your schedule, which means that you can learn anytime; from early morning to late at night. The weekly shiur will take place on Sunday morning 9:30am to 10:30 am EST, however even this is recorded to ensure that even if you can't make it, no one is left behind.

What if I do not have a chavruta?

We can try to help arrange a chavruta which will suit you best, either in person or online, helping arrange an ideal partner for your time and skills.

What support systems are in place?

There are summary sheets, discussion boards and an online question from for those who wish to keep in contact with the Rosh Chabura. As well as this, on your personal login page will be an archive of previous Marei Mekomot, tests and personal stats.

Is there other learning which will also help?

In addition to the Iyun halacha sugyot, there is a bekiyus program to boarden your knowledge of Halacha.

If I have more time to give?

At the end of each section, a two week chazara is given, followed by a test. There will be summary sheets, chazara shiurim and QnA’s to help ensure maximum clarity. The more time you put in, the more easily and clearly you will retain what you have learnt.

How much chazara is recommended to put in?

Although we do have specific Beit Midrashim where there is a concentration of people learning the sugyot, the beauty of it being online means that you can be part of the Virtual Halacha Beit from anywhere in the world.

How much do you plan to cover a year?

In both bekiyus and Iyun Halacha, we plan to cover over a year and a half the whole of Brachot, and Shabbat in two and a half. Interspersed in this time will be Halachot pertaining to the chagim, which we will be learning at the relevant times.

How proficient a learner do I need to be to join?

The programme is geared to anyone willing to put in the work required to learn. Ideally you should be able to work through the Hebrew sources with a chavruta.

Can I get semicha from the Virtual Halacha Beit?

There is a smechia option for those wishing to partake.

Is there a fee to be part of the programme?

Yes, please email to find out more.