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 The Essential Nature of Bikkurim Bikkurim
Rav Moshe Taragin Bikkurim as a Sacrifice Bikkurim
Rav Moshe Taragin Bikkurim Brought by A Convert The mishnayot towards the beginning of Masekhet Bikkurim discuss the component of the mitzva of bikkurim known as "keri'a," or "mikra bikkurim." Bikkurim
Rav Moshe Taragin A Shofar with a "Blemish" Halakha
Rav Moshe Taragin Why is a Cracked Shofar Disqualified? Halakha
Rav Moshe Taragin A Shofar with a Hole The mishna in Rosh Hashana which lists the various physical deformities disqualifying a shofar includes the problem of a shofar which has a hole. Halakha
Rav Moshe Taragin Decorating the Shofar The mishna (26b) in Rosh Hashana describes the unique ceremony of blowing the shofar in the mikdash. Halakha
Rav Moshe Taragin Talmudic Methodology - How Did the Greeks Defile the Temple? Halakhot of Chanuka
Rav Moshe Taragin The Function of the Temple Menora Halakhot of Chanuka
Rav Moshe Taragin Jewish Monarchy Halakhot of Chanuka
Rav Moshe Taragin The Chanuka Menora and the Menora of the Temple Halakhot of Chanuka
Rav Moshe Taragin The Blessing of "She-assa Nissim" and Publicizing the Miracle Halakhot of Chanuka
Rav Moshe Taragin Chanuka Candles as an Obligation of the House Halakhot of Chanuka
Rav Moshe Taragin The Minui Process of Korban Pesach Halakhot of Pesach
Rav Moshe Taragin "Lo Tishchat al Chametz Dam Zivchi:" Possessing Chametz during the Pesach Sacrifice Halakhot of Pesach
Rav Moshe Taragin The Connection Between Reclining and Freedom Halakhot of Pesach
Rav Moshe Taragin The Purpose of Bedikat Chametz Halakhot of Pesach
Rav Moshe Taragin The Two Readings of the Megilla Halakhot of Purim
Rav Moshe Taragin The Mitzva of Mishloach Manot Halakhot of Purim
Rav Moshe Taragin How Many Purims: The Question of Early Megilla Reading Halakhot of Purim
Rav Moshe Taragin The Unique Status of Ta'anit Esther Halakhot of Purim
Rav Moshe Taragin The Relationship between the Two Days of Purim One of the more intriguing aspects of the mitzva of reading the Megilla is the variety of times during which this mitzva is performed. Halakhot of Purim
Rav Moshe Taragin Sefirat Ha-Omer Without Beit Ha-Mikdash Halakhot of Sefirat HaOmer
Rav Moshe Taragin Counting Days and Weeks of the Omer Part 2 A previous shiur explored the status of sefirat ha'omer in the post-churban era. Halakhot of Sefirat HaOmer
Rav Moshe Taragin Counting Days and Weeks of the Omer In its description of the mitzva of sefirat ha-omer in Parashat Emor, the Torah stresses the role of the korban omer, describing the sefira as beginning 'on the day in which the omer ha-tenufa was brought." Halakhot of Sefirat HaOmer

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