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 The Mitzva of Rebuke Interpersonal. Fulfilling the mitzva to rebuke one's friend, "Hokhei'ach tokhiach et amitekha" (Vayikra 19:17), frequently becomes complicated when the party being rebuked does not want to change his behavior. Must one rebuke those who do not want to listen? Topics in Halakha
Rav Yair Kahn Seasonal Changes to Shemoneh Esrei Prayer Topics in Halakha
Rav Yair Kahn Fasting and Prayer: Drought and Crisis Prayer Topics in Halakha
Rav Yair Kahn Zimmun Birkat HaMazon Topics in Halakha
Rav Yair Kahn Designating a Place for Prayer Prayer Topics in Halakha
Rav Yair Kahn Shiur 10: Tu Be-Shevat: The New Yearfor Tress Israel Topics in Halakha
Rav Yair Kahn Shiur #11: Adar Alef and the Holiday of Purim Purim Topics in Halakha
Rav Yair Kahn Tu Bi-Shevat: The New Year for Trees Holidays Topics in Halakha
Rav Yair Kahn Adar Alef and the Holiday of Purim Purim Topics in Halakha
Rav Yair Kahn Adar Alef Purim Topics in Halakha
Rav Yair Kahn Bedikat Chametz Before the Fourteenth of Nisan Pesach Topics in Halakha
Rav Yair Kahn This Matza That We Eat - For What Reason? Pesach Topics in Halakha
Rav Yair Kahn Birkat Ha-gomel Blessings Topics in Halakha
Rav Yair Kahn Mashiv Ha-ruach Ve-ten Tal U-matar Prayer. At the onset of the rainy season in Israel, there are a number of changes introduced into the tefilla. From Shmini Atzeret on, we insert the phrase "Mashiv ha-ruach u-morid ha-geshem" into the second berakha (birkat ha-gevurot). Topics in Halakha