Sukka
מרצה Title תקציר סידרה
Rav Moshe Taragin Bikkurim Brought by A Convert The mishnayot towards the beginning of Masekhet Bikkurim discuss the component of the mitzva of bikkurim known as "keri'a," or "mikra bikkurim." Bikkurim
Rav Moshe Taragin The Hadar Clause for the Four Minim The first mishna in the third chapter of Sukka (29b) lists the various conditions which invalidate a lulav. Halakhot of the Four Species
Rav Moshe Taragin Ownership Requirements of a Sukka Halakhot of the Sukka
Rav Moshe Taragin Sprinkling the Blood in the Kodesh Ha-kodoshim on Yom Kippur When describing the sprinkling of the blood of the par and sair within the Kodesh Ha-kodoshim, the Torah employs two different terms. Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Tzilta Meraba Meichanita: Rav Yoshia's View The first mishna in Masechet Sukka presents three criteria pertaining the sekhakh of the Sukka. Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin The Nature of the Seven-Day Mitzvat Lulav Although the mishna provides an extensive list of characteristics that disqualify a lulav for use on Sukkot, it did not address the scope of these conditions. Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Mitzta'er (Part 1) Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin A Continued Discussion of the Mitzta'er Exemption from Sukka Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Kitutei Mikhtat Shiurei - The Halakhic View of 'Shiur' in Items Designated to be Burnt The gemara in several locations addresses the halakha known as kitutei mikhtat shiurei. Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Kitutei Mikhtat Shiurei: The Halakhic View of 'Shiur' in Items Designated to be Burnt Part II Last week we inspected the nature of kitutei mikhtat shiurei. We suggested that it might represent a physical reduction by visualizing the future burning as having already occurred. Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Seeing the Sukka Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Shade of Sukka Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Reducing the Height of a Sukka Higher than Twenty Amot Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Dofan Akuma and Stretching Walls of a Sukka to Connect to Distant Sekhakh Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Defining the Walls of a Sukka Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Two-Plus Walls of a Sukka 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 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
Rav Moshe Taragin Mitzva Ha-ba'a Ba-aveira One of the more fascinating phenomena in halakha is a situation in which a mitzva and aveira intersect. Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Teishvu Ke-Ein Taduru – Fashioning a Sukka like a Residence In this shiur, we will explore the principle of teishvu ke-ein taduru, which instructs that the sukka should provide a level of comfort approximating that of a permanent home. Does this principle demand that the structure itself reach a certain standard, or does it imply that the action of dwelling in the sukka must attain a certain level of comfort? Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin The Obligation of the First Night of Sukkot In this shiur, we will analyze the nature of the obligation to eat in the sukka on the first night of Sukkot, which is learned from a gezeirat shavah with Pesach. Is this an independent obligation to eat on that night, and since one must eat all meals in a sukka on Sukkot, that eating must take place in the sukka? Or is this simply a strengthening of the general obligation to eat in the sukka? Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Is Sukka One Mitzva Made up of Separate Acts? Some mitzvot are fulfilled "instantaneously," whereas others are performed over a period of time. Which category does the mitzva of sitting in a sukka belong to? Does this mitzva obligate at least seven different, isolated acts, or does it constitute one extended mitzva performance stretched across seven days? Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Rainfall on Sukkot The mishna in Sukka (28b) describes a scenario of rainfall that interrupts a sukka experience, stating that in this situation, “We are allowed to relocate to a home.”This shiur will explore the nature of the exemption of rainfall. Is it an extension of the general exemption of mitzta'er, or is it an independent exemption based on the fact that rain undermines the very identity of the sukka? Talmudic Methodology

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