Harav Baruch Gigi

Harav Baruch Gigi is a Rosh Yeshiva at Yeshivat Har Etzion. He also teaches at the Beit Midrash for Women in Migdal Oz and at Ohr Torah Stone’s Michlelet Bruriah, and serves as the Rav of the Sephardic Synagogue in Alon Shevut.  He has Semicha from the Rabbanut and has a Bachelor of Education from Herzog College. He previously was a Ram and Rosh Kollel at the Hesder Yeshiva "Ma'alot," but since 1988, he has served as a Ram at Yeshivat Har Etzion. In 5766, Harav Gigi was inaugurated, together with Harav Yaakov Medan, as Rosh Yeshiva, alongside the founding roshei yeshiva, and they were joined in 5769 by Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein.

Teacher Title Abstract Course
Harav Baruch Gigi Kesher Aniva (11a) Masekhtot - Iyun
Harav Baruch Gigi Shiur #9: Kiddushin By Means of a Loan [to the Woman] 6A Masekhtot - Iyun
Harav Baruch Gigi Shiur #17: Ketubot 13a: "Le-Divrei Ha-makhshir Ba, Makhshir Be-vita" The mishna (13a) cites a dispute between Rabban Gamliel and Rabbi Yehoshua concerning a woman who had a relationship with a man of unknown identity. Masekhtot - Iyun
Harav Baruch Gigi Yachloku - daf 2a The mishna (daf 2a) discusses a scenario where two people appear before beit din, clutching onto a talit (garment). Each one claims that he found the talit, thus granting him sole ownership thereof. Masekhtot - Iyun
Harav Baruch Gigi Tefisa Bi-Sefeikot - Seizure in questionable cases In our sugya the conclusion of most of the Rishonim is that if a kohen seized a questionable bekhor (firstborn), the halakha is that we take it away from him. This is because tefisa bi-sefeikot (seizure in questionable cases - whether there is a doubt concerning the identity or ownership of an object or if the ruling of the case in general is questionable) is not effective. However, from other sugyot it seems that tefisa (seizure) is effective. Masekhtot - Iyun
Harav Baruch Gigi Tnai: Fulfillment and Cancellation The relationship between the acts of geirushin (divorce) and kiddushin, and a tnai (condition), demands special attention. Masekhtot - Iyun