Harav Yaakov Medan

Rav Yaakov Medan studied at the Netiv Meir High School in Jerusalem and in 1968, joined the first class at Yeshivat Har Etzion. He served in the IDF in the Airborne Nachal Infantry unit in the Hesder Program, and afterwards, returned to the Yeshiva as a Ram. He earned his Semicha from Yeshivat Har Etzion, a Bachelor of Education degree from Michlala in Jerusalem and a Master's degree from Touro College. Rav Medan teaches Tanach at Yeshivat Har Etzion and at numerous Yeshivot hesder and colleges throughout the country, and is considered one of the outstanding educators of Tanach today. In 2000, Rav Medan served as a Board member of the school for conversion of the Ne'eman Committee, and thus began is involvement, together with Prof. Ruth Gavison, in composing a renewed pact for relations between religious and secular, for which he was awarded the Avichai Prize. Today, Rav Medan serves as a Ram for fourth-year students at Yeshivat Har Etzion, teaches Tanach and Jewish Thought at the Yeshiva and Herzog College, and taught at the Advanced Torah Institute of Bar Ilan University and at many other institutions. In 5766, Harav Yaakov was inaugurated, together with Harav Baruch Gigi, as Rosh Yeshiva, alongside the founding roshei yeshiva, to be joined in 5769 by Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein.

Teacher Title Abstract Course
Harav Yaakov Medan The Resting of the Shekhina in the Mishkan In this shiur, we will study the different opinions regarding the timing of the erection of the Miskhan. We will also analyze the different roles of the cloud in the process of the Mishkan's consecration. Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Harav Yaakov Medan Introduction Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 2 Daniel and his Companions in the Court of the King of Babylon Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 3 The First Dream and Its Interpretation Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 3The First Dream and Its Interpretation (continued) Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 3 (Part III) Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 4 The First Dream Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 5a The Golden Idol Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 5b ֠The Golden Idol (continued) Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 6 (Part 1) On Kiddush Hashem and Self-Sacrifice Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 6b On Kiddush Ha-Shem and Self-Sacrifice (continued) Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 6c On Kiddush Hashem and Self-Sacrifice (continued) Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 7a Nevukhadnetzar's Second Dream Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 7b Nevukhadnetzar's Second Dream (continued) Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 8 Nevukhadnetzar's Second Dream (continued) Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 9 The He-Goat Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 10 The Writing on the Wall Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 11a In the Lions' Den Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 11b In the Lions' Den Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 12a Daniel's Prayer Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 12b Daniel's Prayer (continued) Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 13a The Final Vision Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 13b The Final Vision (continued) Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 13c The Final Vision (continued) Sefer Daniel
Harav Yaakov Medan Chapter 14 On the Resurrection of the Dead Sefer Daniel

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