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Machon Smicha

What is Machon Smicha?

What is Machon Smicha?
Machon Smicha is an online institute of halachah that empowers everyone to learn and master halachah. We offer rigorous and structured courses across a broad spectrum of topics, enabling learners to grown and succeed in their Torah learning, from the novice to the scholar.

What is the goal of Machon Smicha?
Started by Rabbi Shlomo Chaim Kesselman, Machon Smicha strives to answer the call of so many who want to learn halachah in a deep and authentic manner. People who might feel that on their own, do not necessarily possess the tools to open up a Gemara, a Shulchan Aruch, or the various poskim, and learn them at a high level. Our goal is to create courses in halachah wherein participants can explore the halachic process on their own, in-depth, and come to an understanding, along with an appreciation, of why we do what we do.

How is this goal achieved?
To that end, we offers a variety of course resources and content to achieve our goal, including translations, summaries, shiurim, quizzes, flexible schedules, and access to rabbis and teachers. However, what truly sets us apart is the Machon Smicha Translated and Explained Shulchan Aruch.

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