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Rav Reuven Taragin is the Dean of Overseas Students at Yeshivat Hakotel and the Educational Director of The World Mizrachi Movement.
Rav Taragin is a Wexner Fellow and Musmach of the Israeli Chief Rabbinate and has completed a B.A. in Science and Philosophy at Yeshiva University and an M.A. in Jewish History and Education at Touro College (Israel).
Rav Taragin has also been deeply involved in informal education programming including NCSY shabbatonim and the creation of the YUSSR summer program.
Rav Taragin is the Rosh Beit Midrash at Camp Moshava (I.O.), and Rav of Kehillat Eretz Chemdah in Katamon.
Rav Taragin is also the founder and director of the Yeshivat Hakotel Community (Five Towns, Teaneck…) Education Conferences which bring together tens of community educators who work with thousands of parents to help them best educate their children and of the Seventy for Seventy Yom Ha’atzma’ut Program that is bringing 70 of Israel’s top speakers to speak in the 70 largest US shuls.
Rav Taragin lives with his wife Shani and their six children in Alon Shvut, Israel.
Field / Profession: Educator, Community/Synagogue Rabbi
Educator at: Yeshiva
Recent Places Spoken/Recommendations:
Congregation Bnai Yeshurun, NJ - Rabbi Steven Pruzansky
Elmora Avenue, NJ - Yael Spiewak
Borehamwood and Elstree Shul, London UK - Rabbi Chaim Kanterovitz
Speaking Topics: Torah, Israel, Eretz Yisrael, Inspirational, Mussar/Character Development, Family Education, Halacha & the Modern World
Sample Topics - General:
How to Get Children to Identify With Their Parents/Past
How to Build/Sustain a Healthy/Strong Marriage
(How) Is Ahavat Yisrael Possible
The Message and Mission of Modern Orthodoxy
Sample Topics - Israel Related:
The Religious Significance of The State of Israel
Do Gedolei Yisrael Support The State of Israel- Understanding Rabbinic Responses to Zionism
The State of The State of Israel
The State of Israel- Where We Are and Where We Need to Go
Eretz Yisrael- Settlement, Sanctity, and Significance
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Languages: English, HebrewMizrachi discount available for this speaker!
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