Rav Elyakim Krumbein

Rav Elyakim Krumbein came on aliya from New York in 1973 following his studies at Yeshiva College, joining the Kollel at Yeshivat Har Etzion. He has been teaching at Yeshiva since 1981, currently heading the Tochnit Bekiut. He also served as a Pedagogic Advisor at the Herzog College, supervising the fieldwork of third-year Herzog College students. Rav Krumbein's guides for self-study on the Bavot, Ketubot and other Massechtot are widely used by Yeshiva students and alumni. He is the author of Sho'el K'inyan, two volumes of study guides on Gittin and Kiddushin. He recently published Musar for Moderns (KTAV), an introductory course in musar for the contemporary Jew.

Teacher Title Abstract Course
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Birkat Ha-mitzvot Oveir La-asiyatan (7b) The gemara (Pesachim 7b) affirms that the blessing over mitzvot must be recited BEFORE ("oveir") the performance of the mitzva, and that this ruling is universally accepted. Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Shiur #10: "Arev" in Kiddushin Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Mitokh She-eino Yakhol Lehishava - Mishalem Tosafot (5a s.v. She-kenegdo) take note of the prescribed procedure when a defendant who is obligated to swear cannot do so because he is chashud - not trustworthy (e.g., has lied in the past). Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Davar Shelo Ba La-olam According to R. Meir Masekhtot - Iyun