On Shabbat, Dec. 10, Rabbi Jesse Horn, a senior ram (rosh metivta) at Yeshivat Hakotel in Jerusalem, will be the scholar-in-residence at Congregation Beth Aaron in Teaneck On Shabbat morning following Musaf, his topic will be “Finding Individuality in Ourselves and Our Children.” At 3:20 p.m. he will discuss “Saying Kriyat Shema With Tefillin: How Using the Brisker Approach Can Help Solve Textual Problems.” Between Mincha and Maariv, his topic will be “Yosef and Yehudah: The Impact of Mechirat Yosef.”
Congregation Beth Aaron is located at 950 Queen Anne Road.
Rabbi Horn is known for his methodological and Brisker approach to Gemara, his creative shiurim in Tanach, and his warm personality. In his shiurim, he motivates students to rigorously dissect texts, ask major questions on the sugya at hand, and to intuit the interpretations offered by the Rishonim. He works individually with students at Hakotel during seder to further cultivate their skills.
Rabbi Horn also teaches at MMY and has taught in other seminaries, including Shaalvim for Women and Midreshet HaRova, all in Jerusalem. He regularly lectures as a scholar-in-residence in communities all over the world.