Rav Moshe Taragin

Rav Moshe Taragin [YHE '83] has been a Ram at Yeshivat Har Etzion in Gush Etzion since 1994. He has Semicha from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, a BA in Computer Science from Yeshiva College, and an MA in English Literature from City University. Rabbi Taragin previously taught Talmud at Columbia University, lectured in Talmud and Bible at the IBC and JSS divisions of Yeshiva University, and served as Assistant Rabbi at the Fifth Avenue Synagogue. In addition, Rabbi Taragin currently teaches at the Stella K. Abraham Beit Midrash for Women of Yeshivat Har Etzion in Migdal Oz in Gush Etzion.

Teacher Title Abstract Course
Rav Moshe Taragin Rav Amital and the Holocaust A special shiur for Yom HaShoah 5778, describing the influence of firsthand Holocaust experience on Harav Amital's philosophy. Holiday Packages
Rav Moshe Taragin KMTT - 7 Days of Selichot #7 Erev Rosh Hashana - Rabenu Sa'adia Gaon's Tefilla KMTT - Rosh Hashana
Rav Moshe Taragin KMTT - 7 Days of Selichot #6 "Chanenu" KMTT - Rosh Hashana
Rav Moshe Taragin KMTT - The Pesukim of the Mussaf on Rosh Hashana Amplifying the Meaning of the Shofar KMTT - Rosh Hashana
Rav Moshe Taragin KMTT - 7 Days of Selichot #5 "Shachar Kamti" KMTT - Rosh Hashana
Rav Moshe Taragin KMTT - 7 Days of Selichot #4 B'Ashmoret HaBoker KMTT - Rosh Hashana
Rav Moshe Taragin KMTT - 7 Days of Selichot #3 "Yisrael Nosha" - Knocking on Heaven's Door KMTT - Rosh Hashana
Rav Moshe Taragin KMTT - 7 Days of Selichot #2 Malachei Rachamim. Are we allowed to solicit the help of Angels in our Selichot? KMTT - Rosh Hashana
Rav Moshe Taragin KMTT - 7 Days of Selichot #1 Lishmoa el HaRina KMTT - Rosh Hashana
Rav Moshe Taragin KMTT - Yeshaya's 3 Pesukim of Teshuva Shiur about 3 pesukim from Yeshaya which are recited EVERY tefila of Yom Kippur. Which images of teshuva do they evoke? KMTT - Yom Kippur
Rav Moshe Taragin Chazal's Preambles to Megillat Esther #5 Special Mussar Series - Parts 7 and 8 of an eight part series: What meaning does Purim have to the people who actually returned to Israel a FEW YEARS LATER? Part 8: Learning how to daven from Ninveh
Rav Moshe Taragin Chazal's Preambles to Megillat Esther #4 Special Mussar Series - Part 6 of an eight part series: What impact did the Jewish Miracle have upon the Persian Empire? What exactly is the "smell" of Purim?
Rav Moshe Taragin The Culture of Shushan Cultural and Historical Challenges of the Megilla Story. Events didn't occur in a vacuum but as part of cultural struggles and historical challenges.
Rav Moshe Taragin Yom Yerushalayim - A Personal Story
Rav Moshe Taragin What is the State of God in Our World - Rosh Hashana 2017 Harav Amital zt"l would always speak on first day of Rosh Hashana about the presence of God in the modern world and whether it had been a good year or a bad year for His presence. This shiur is in his memory. May we all have a ketiva vechatima tova.
Rav Moshe Taragin The "Gates" of Ne'ilah: Harav Amital's Revolutionary Idea Rav Amital was a legendary chazan. So much has been dominated by his prayers, by his sichot. He would quote a revolutionay midrash...
Rav Moshe Taragin The Impact of Chassidut upon Religious Zionism A special shiur given at the Kemp Mill Synagogue, Silver Spring, MD on Dec 7, 2017, 19 Kislev 5778 (the anniversary of the liberation of Rabbi Shneur Zalman, the Baal Tanya, from imprisonment in Russia).
Rav Moshe Taragin The Religious Meaning of the Israeli Flag
Rav Moshe Taragin Preparing for Shavuot and Matan Torah Sichat Mussar given in yeshiva Sivan 5778
Rav Moshe Taragin The Five Fateful Events of 17 BeTammuz Does 17 Tammuz have meaning outside of the launch of the 3 weeks?
Rav Moshe Taragin Harav Aharon Lichtenstein's View of the State of Israel Commemorating RAL zt"l's 4th yahrzeit, Rav Moshe Taragin presents a synopsis of Harav Aharon's view of the State of Israel.
Rav Moshe Taragin Is Simchat Torah Permissible: the Role of Simcha During Torah Study This shiur was given Leil Hoshana Rabba 5780 at Heichal Shlomo
Rav Moshe Taragin Tzeh uLemad Part 2 Holidays - Pesach
Rav Moshe Taragin Tzeh uLemad Part 1 Holidays - Pesach
Rav Moshe Taragin As We Approach Rosh Hashana 5776: A Day of Voices Recalling the Messages of Our Roshei Yeshiva Harav Amital and Harav Lichtenstein zt"l