Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein

Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein came on aliya with his family in 1971 from New York. He studied at the Netiv Meir High School in Jerusalem, and thereafter, spent a year studying with the Rav zt"l. From 1979-1985, he did hesder at Yeshivat Har Etzion, serving in the Armored Corps. He received Semicha from the Rabbanut and a degree in English Literature from Hebrew University. Rav Mosheh has been a Ram in Yeshiva since 1992. While on sabbatical in Cleveland during the 97 and 98 academic years, Rav Mosheh served as Rosh Kollel of the Torat Tzion Kollel. He also taught at Bruria, an Advanced Program for Women in Jerusalem from 1992-1997. Rav Mosheh authored Moses: Envoy of God, Envoy of His People, and is currently writing a sefer on haftarot. At present, he serves as Shana Alef Ram, is responsible for the yeshiva’s Kollel Gavoha, and is teaching an advanced Gemara BeIyun shiur at the Beit Midrash for Women Migdal Oz. Harav Mosheh was inaugurated as Rosh Yeshiva in Tishrei 5769, alongside his father Harav Aharon Lichtenstein, Harav Yaakov Medan and Harav Baruch Gigi. He is married to Dr. Michal Lichtenstein and has three daughters.

Teacher Title Abstract Course
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Parashat Shemot Who is the Moshe who flees from Pharaoh and who is he who is called upon at the burning bush to deliver the nation of Israel? Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Emor Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein The Crisis of Leadership Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Shelach Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Korach and his Following Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Moshe's Leadership and the Transition of Generations Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein General Introduction Themes and Ideas in the Haftora
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Bereishit: Redemption as Creation The haftara for Parashat Bereishit (Yeshayahu 42:5-43:10) is taken from the chapters of consolation in the book of Yeshayahu, and is a continuation of the series of prophecies that began with the prophecy of "Comfort, My people, comfort them, says the Lord" (Nachamu) (Yeshayahu 40). Themes and Ideas in the Haftora
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Noach: The Difference Between "Roni Akara" and "Aniya So'ara" Themes and Ideas in the Haftora
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Lekh Lekha: Fear Not For I Am With You Themes and Ideas in the Haftora
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Vayera: "He Is A Holy Man of God" Themes and Ideas in the Haftora
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Chaye Sara: The Difference Between Individual Style and Common Values Themes and Ideas in the Haftora
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Toldot: "Rejoice With Trembling" Themes and Ideas in the Haftora
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Vayetze: "He Is Faithful With Holy Ones" Themes and Ideas in the Haftora
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Vayishlach: Esav As Brother, Esav As Other Themes and Ideas in the Haftora
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Shabbat Chanuka Reading Zekharya's vision about the menora (Zekharya 2:14-4:7) as the haftara for Shabbat Chanuka is mandated by talmudic law (Megilla 31a). Themes and Ideas in the Haftora
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Vayeshev: "Because They Sold The Righteous For Silver" Themes and Ideas in the Haftora
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein The Second Shabbat of Chanuka Themes and Ideas in the Haftora
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Vayigash: The Unity of Israel Themes and Ideas in the Haftora
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Vayechi: Double Danger Themes and Ideas in the Haftora
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Shemot: Idolatry and Hedonism Themes and Ideas in the Haftora
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Vaera: "And They Shall Know That I Am The Lord" - The Seven Plagues in Parashat Vaera Themes and Ideas in the Haftora
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Bo: The Destruction of the Egyptian Kingdom The Difference Between Vaera and Bo Themes and Ideas in the Haftora
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Beshalach: The Blessed Volunteers Themes and Ideas in the Haftora
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Yitro: Nothing is Nearer than Him Themes and Ideas in the Haftora

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