In honor of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the State of Israel, the Mizrachi organization arranged for 70 communities in America to host scholar-in-residence events this Shabbat.
 
Rabbi Moshe Taragin will be the scholar-in-residence at the White Shul in Far Rockaway, NY.
 
Rabbi Menachem Leibtag will be the scholar-in-residence at Shomrei Emunah in Baltimore, MD.
 
Rabbi Dr. Yonatan Grossman will be the scholar-in-residence at Congregation Etz Chaim in Kew Gardens Hills, NY.
 
 
At least 23 of the 70 communities hearing speakers will be hearing a Gush alumnus, including:
 
Rabbi Aharon Adler '73  
 
Rabbi Ari Kahn ’80 at Congregation Beth Torah in Brooklyn, NY
 
Rabbi Dr. Ari Zivotofsky ’80 at the Young Israel of Oceanside, NY
 
Dr. Ari Greenspan ’81 at Ohr Saadya and at Netivot Shalom in Teaneck, NJ
 
Rabbi Haim Jachter ’81 at Congregation Ahavas Achim in Highland Park, NJ
 
Rabbi Alex Israel ’85 at Congregation Bnei Yitzhak in Brooklyn, NY
 
Rabbi Yitzchak Blau ’86 at Congregation Dor Tikvah in Charleston, SC
 
Rabbi Seth Farber ’86 at the Hebrew Institute of White Plains, NY
 
Rabbi Alan Haber ’86 at the JEC Elmora Avenue Shul in Elizabeth, NJ
 
Rabbi Assaf Bednarsh ’88 at Congregation Agudath Sholom in Stamford, CT
 
Rabbi Reuven Taragin ’88 at Kehillat Yavneh and at Congregation Shaarei Tefila in Los Angeles, CA
 
Michael Eisenberg ’89 at Kehillas Bais Yehudah in Wesley Hills, NY
 
Rabbi David Brofsky ’90 at Ahavat Achim in Fair Lawn, NJ
 
Dr. Carl Hochhauser '93 at Young Israel of Scarsdale, NY
 
Rabbi Yehoshua Grunstein ’95H at Kehillat Ohr Tzion in Buffalo, NY
 
Rabbi Boaz Mori ’95 at Lower Merion Synagogue, PA
 
Rabbi Yehuda Seif ’95 at the Maimonides Kehillah and at Young Israel of Brookline, MA
 
Rabbi Elli Fischer ’99 at Young Israel of Oak Park, MI
 
Mrs. Miriam (Weinberg) Coren (MO 5762) at Suburban Torah in Livingston, NJ
 
Rabbi Shlomo Brody ’01PC at Congregation Ahavath Torah in Englewood, NJ
 
Rabbi Jeremy Stern ’01 at the Young Israel of Sharon, MA
 
 
And this list can go on and on, with spouses and parents of Gush staff and alumni... 

 

As well as down to South Africa, with

Rabbi Shmuli Kagan ’01 at the Pine Street Shul

Rabbi Leron Bernstein ’02 at BHH Sandton Shul

Rabbi Daniel Kaplan ’03 at The Waverly Shul

 
Kol hakavod!
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    "In his absence, as in his lifetime, we continue to ask ourselves what he would think about the way we contend with our everyday challenges and what he would say about our struggle against torpor and faithlessness." - Rabbi Shalom Carmy
 

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WHAT'S HAPPENING IN YESHIVA COMPLETE ARCHIVE

                   

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YEMEI IYUN BE-TANAKH 2018

We hope you were able to join us this summer. But if you missed that gala event, click here for shiurim in English, and here for shiurim in other languages!!

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A visible expression
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Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu
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for their 20 years of Yemei Iyun
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