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Administration and Faculty

Our faculty is comprised of those teaching full time, part time, adjunct professors and guest lecturers

Rabbi Yaakov Spivak
Rosh HaKollel

Rabbi Spivak lectures on RaMBa"M and Seder Kiddushin.

Rabbi Saul Eisner Ztz"l
Chaver Hanhalah

Rabbi Eisner  Ztz"l served as  the Executive Vice President of the Iggud HaRabbanim - Rabbinical Alliance of America.

Rabbi Yissocher Gelbman
Magid Shiur on Hilchos Avaylus

Rabbi Gelbman learned in the Yeshiva of New Square and is a musmach (Yoreh Yoreh) of Kollel Ayshel Avraham. He is presently Rosh Yeshiva of Mesivta Ziev Hatorah of Monsey. Rabbi Gelbman's expertise in the area of Avaylus comes about as a result of being an active participant in the Monsey Chevra Kadisha for many years, as well as being a long time member of its Board of Directors.

Rabbi Shmuel Greenhouse
Kollel Administrator

Rabbi Greenhouse, a musmach (Yoreh Yoreh) of Kollel Ayshel Avraham, served in numerous engineering capacities as a civilian working with the U.S. Army and NATO forces in Europe. He is also a mashgiach with United Kosher Supervision

Rabbi Yaakov Klass
Modern Day Halacha

Rabbi Klass is the Torah and Halacha Editor of THE JEWISH PRESS. His weekly Halacha column is read by hundreds of thousands of people the world over.

Rabbi Herschel Kurzrock
The Elements of Psak

Rabbi Kurzrock is the Av Beis Din - Chief Rabbinic Judge - of the Iggud HaRabonim - Rabbinical Alliance of America, and is recognized as a Godol in Halacha. Rabbi Kurzrock is also Moreh D'Asrah of the Young Israel of Kensington.

Rabbi Yaakov Osdoba
Magid Shiur in Yoreh Dayoh

Rabbi Osdoba is known for his clear and concise analysis of the often complex areas of kashrus. His father is the leading posek in Crown Heights and a member of the Crown Heights Bais Din.

Rabbi Zev Schneck
Hilchot Tzedakah

Rabbi Schneck is a Musmach of Torah V'Daas and a CPA. He lectures on accounting at the college level, and is an adviser to numerous Jewish organizations and institutions.

Rabbi Shmaryahu Shulman
Halacha and Drush

Author and Magid Shiur, Rabbi Shulman is known by his colleagues to have been a favorite student of HaGaon Rav Yaakov Rudernan, Ztz"l, the founding Rosh Yeshiva of Baltimore's Ner Yisroel. Because of his instant recall of Shas and Poskim, Rabbi Shulman is often consulted for resource material.

Rabbi Chaim Szmidt
Lecturer on the Philosophy of Liturgy

Rabbi Szmidt has studied at Yeshiva University and at yeshivos in Eretz Yisroel. His lectures cover conventional and classic chassidic writings on the subject of Tfilah and its ramifications. He blends the obvious with the more esoteric so as to construct a fabric that reflects the meaning of avodas halev.

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