Rav Yair Kahn

Rav Yair Kahn [YHE '77] head of the Overseas Students Program, has been a Ram at Yeshivat Har Etzion since 1987. He teaches an Israeli shiur, one into which the Overseas students integrate comfortably. Rav Kahn has been the coordinator of the Virtual Beit Midrash Gemara Iyun Shiur for several years. Originally from NY, Rav Kahn studied at Chaim Berlin, Yeshiva University, and Yeshivat Har Etzion. Rav Kahn is also the editor of the Shiurei Hagrid series published by the Toras Horav Foundation and Mossad Harav Kook.

Teacher Title Abstract Course
Rav Yair Kahn Arvei Pesachim #24: 114b - 115a Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn Arvei Pesachim #25: 115a - 115b Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn Arvei Pesachim #26: 115b Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn Arvei Pesachim #27: 115b Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn Arvei Pesachim #28: 116a Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn Arvei Pesachim #29: 116b Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn Arvei Pesachim #30: 116b Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn Arvei Pesachim #31: 117a Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn Arvei Pesachim #32: 117b Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn Arvei Pesachim #33: 117b Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn Arvei Pesachim #34: 119b - 120a Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn Arvei Pesachim #35: 120a Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn Arvei Pesachim #36: 120a - 120b Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn Arvei Pesachim #37: 120b Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn ME'A TOFSIM BAH (Kiddushin 59) The mishna (58b) rules that if one marries a woman stipulating that the kiddushin will take effect "now and in thirty days," and the woman subsequently marries someone else within those thirty days, she is "married and not married." Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn Eidut Le-Kiyum Ha-Davar Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn Parashat Bereishit: Man and Nature Volumes have been written about the opening chapter of the Torah, which describes the creation of the universe. Some refer to "the Biblical theory of creation," and present it as an alternative to "scientific" theories, such as "the theory of evolution." Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yair Kahn The Missing Years In Parashat Shemot, we are introduced to the main Biblical figure, Moshe Rabbeinu. Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yair Kahn Of Kings and Prophets Parashat Vaera is rich with topics that are profound as well as fascinating. Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yair Kahn The Final Showdown Parashat Beshalach documents the dramatic events of keriat Yam Suf, the splitting of the Red Sea. Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yair Kahn Parashat Yitro: Moshe Rabbeinu and Matan Torah In this week's parasha, immediately prior to the Asseret Ha-dibbrot (Ten Commandments), an enigmatic dialogue is recorded (19:21-25). Hashem orders Moshe to warn the nation not to attempt to catch a glimpse of Hashem. Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yair Kahn Build for Me A Sanctuary When Did Hashem Command Moshe to Build the Mishkan? Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yair Kahn The Korban Tamid - A Continuous Beginning Parashat Tetzaveh continues where Parashat Teruma left off. While the focus of Parashat Teruma was on the construction of the Mishkan and its various vessels, Parashat Tetzaveh describes how to make the priestly garments. Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yair Kahn From the Egel to the Second Luchot Cheit ha-egel (the sin of the Golden Calf) is one of the darker moments in the Torah. Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yair Kahn Vayakhel - More than Repetition Parashat Vayakhel describes the actual building of the Mishkan and its vessels, and much of the sedra is therefore almost an exact repetition of parashat Teruma. Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading

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