Chanuka
Teacher Title Abstract Course
Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur#4: Ner Chanuka as an Obligation of the House Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #5: The Chanuka Menora and the Menora of the Mikdash Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin When Lighting Chanuka Candles Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin The Berakha of She-assa Nissim Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Chanuka Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Chanuka Edition One of the salient but often neglected components of the Chanuka miracle was the repurification of the Beit Ha-mikdash - ve-tiharu et mikdashekha. Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Malkhut Melekh One of the often overlooked motifs of Chanuka is the concept of malkhut - Jewish monarchy. Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Malkhut Melekh Part 2 Last week we established the distinction between the categories of "melekh" and of "MALKHUT". Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Lighting Ner Chanuka in the Synagogue The gemara formulates the mitzva of lighting ner Chanuka as "ner ish u'beito" (a candle per person in his house). Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin The Berakha of "She-asa Nissim" The gemara in Masekhet Shabbat (23a) introduces the three berakhot recited on hadlakat nerot Chanukah. Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Special Chanuka Edition: The Repurification of the Beit Ha-mikdash Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin The Concept of Malkhut Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin The Relationship Between Pirsumei Nissa and the Act of Lighting The mitzva of lighting Chanuka candles also entails the element of pirsumei nissa, publicizing the miracle. Is this an independent element, or is it intrinsically connected to the hadlaka? In this shiur, we will attempt to answer this question by analyzing a number of different gemarot that pertain to these two parts. Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Expressions of Pirsumei Nissa We have previously discussed the berakha of she-assa nissim (http://www.vbm-torah.org/chanuka/chan64-mt.htm) recited when lighting the Chanuka candles, and we used that berakha to evaluate if there is a second layer to the mitzva of hadlakat nerot. In this shiur, we will examine additional indications that this mitzva is indeed multi-layered. The Meaning of Chanuka