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Tag Archives: Kollel
Pico-Robertson Gets A New Shul – The LINK Shul
Email: With great and bursting praise to the Almighty, we formally announce the beginning of the New LINK Shul – an offshoot of the LINK Kollel. Where will the shul be located? In our Kollel, 1453 Robertson – corner of … Continue reading
Posted in Pico/Robertson Tagged Kollel, mechitza, mincha, new shul, preschool facility, types of jews Comments Off on Pico-Robertson Gets A New Shul – The LINK Shul
Email Tampering Got R. Pilichowski Fired From Beth Jacob
Norm emails: After 10 days, you have succeeded only in “uncovering” the facts that the entire city knows. Your sources must be drying up. Yes, Rabbi Uri Pilichowski was forced to resign, and it was very sad coming after his … Continue reading
Posted in Beth Jacob, R. Uri Pilichowski Tagged assistant rabbi, Beth Jacob, beth jacob congregation, beverly hills ca, ceo job, e mail, eldest daughter, entire city, job prospects, Kollel, Orthodox Union, rabbi, shiurim, youth group leaders Comments Off on Email Tampering Got R. Pilichowski Fired From Beth Jacob
What Animates Rabbi Gershon Bess?
He’s the most powerful Orthodox rabbi in Los Angeles. The yeshiva and kollel communities look to him for guidance. He is the power behind the RCC. What does he want? What is his vision? He strikes me as a man … Continue reading
Posted in R. Gershon Bess, R. Yehuda Bukspan Tagged bess, David Rue, gershon, Kollel, orthodox community, orthodox rabbi, rabbi elyashiv, RCC Comments Off on What Animates Rabbi Gershon Bess?
How’s The Kollel Working Out At Beth Jacob?
On the surface, it looks like a mismatch. A source told me in September of 2007: This Kollel will be housed at Beth Jacob — one of the shuls whose black-hatted offspring, as you report, now attend AT. How does … Continue reading
Posted in Beth Jacob, Haredi Tagged Beth Jacob, Kollel, orthodox institution, rabbi gradon, yeshiva world, YICC Comments Off on How’s The Kollel Working Out At Beth Jacob?