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Berakhot
Teacher Title Abstract Course
Rav Moshe Taragin Geshem Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin The Shiur of Ke-Zayit for Berakha Acharona Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Shehechiyanu Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin The Berakha Recited on Wine The gemara in Berakhot (35b) considers the special berakha assigned to wine. Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin The Nature of the Berakhot Recited Prior to Kriyat Shema Many mitzvot asei are preceded by a berakha known as a birkat ha-mitzva. Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Shiur #17: Birkat Ha-Nehenin Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Tefillat Ha-Derekh The gemara in Berakhot (29b) discusses the prayer recited when beginning a journey - known as tefillat ha-derekh. Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin The Object of the Berakha Recited Upon Fruit Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin The Subject of the Berakha of Borei Minei Mezonot Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Berakha Upon Aroma Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Berakha Upon Aroma (Part 2) Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin The Rabbinic Prohibition of Reciting the Evening Shema Before Eating Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Juxtaposing Kriyat Shema With Shmoneh Esrei The gemara in Berakhot (4b, 9b) extols the importance of combining the parts of davening dealing with redemption ("ge'ula") with those dealing with our personal requests (Shmoneh Esrei, termed by the gemara "tefilla"). Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Relying On A Bat Kol or Other Non-Rational Halakhic Sources Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin The Mitzva of Kri'at Shema and Talmud Torah Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Keriat Shema at Night Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Reading Shema as Kriat "Keva" Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin The Times of Keriat Shema Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin The Exemption of a Groom from Kriyat Shema The gemara in Berakhot (16a) asserts that a groom is excused from saying kriyat shema for the first four nights after his wedding. Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin The Language and Scope of Asher Yatzar Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin The Tarud Exemption from Mitzvot In this shiur, we will analyze the "tarud" exemption from mitzva performance. Is tarud an extension of the ones exemption, or is it an expansion of the principle of osek ba-mitzva patur min ha-mitzva? We will discuss a number of ramifications of this question. Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Osek Ba-Mitzva Patur Min Ha-Mitzva - part 1 Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin The Laws and Nature of Asher Yatzar Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin The Prohibition for an Avel to Wear Tefillin In this shiur, we will discuss the avel's exemption from the mitzva of tefillin. Is this exemption a result of the need to protect the integrity of the mourner's aveilut, or is it necessary because an avel cannot fulfill the mitzva of tefillin properly? We will discuss a number of ramifications of this question. Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Osek Ba-Mitzva Patur Min Ha-Mitzva - part 2 Talmudic Methodology

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