Yerucham Olshin

Yerucham Olshin is an Orthodox rabbi and a member of the Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah (Council of Torah Sages).[2][3] He is one of the four roshei yeshiva (deans) of Beth Medrash Govoha,[4][5] an Orthodox yeshiva located in Lakewood, New Jersey.[6] The other rosh yeshivas are Rabbis Malkiel Kotler, Yisroel Neuman,[7] and Dovid Schustal; they divide up the times they present shiurim (Torah lectures) to students on the Lakewood campus.[5]

Rabbi

Yerucham Olshin
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Rabbi Olshin (right) with Rabbi Shmuel Berenbaum at a simcha
Personal
Born
Yerucham Olshin
ReligionJudaism
SpouseShalva Schwartzman[1]
PositionRosh yeshiva
YeshivaBeth Medrash Govoha

Olshin's works about Jewish holidays have been published under the title Yareach L'Moadim. Olshin was a student of Rabbis Eliyahu Moshe Shisgal (son in law of Rabbi Moshe Feinstein), Abba Berman, and Shneur Kotler. He is married to Shalva, the daughter of Rabbi Dov Schwartzman,[1] who is a granddaughter of the founder of the yeshiva, Rabbi Aharon Kotler.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Rav Dov Schwartzman, zt"l". matzav.com. 7 November 2011. Retrieved 7 November 2011.
  2. ^ "Six Gedolim Added To Moetzes Gedolei Hatorah Of Agudas Yisroel". TheYeshivaWorld.com. 14 September 2020. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  3. ^ By: The “Hamodia Staff” (September 14, 2020). "Moetzes Gedolei Hatorah Call on Community to Achieve Improvements; New Chavrei HaMoetzes Welcomed". Hamodia. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  4. ^ Davidson, Aryeh (24 March 2007). "Breaking the Barriers". Ohr Somayach International. Retrieved 16 January 2011.
  5. ^ a b Goldberg, Rabbi Hillel. "The Traffic is Edgy, Rav Olshin Is Not". Yated Ne'eman, 12 October 2011, pp. 70–71.
  6. ^ Helmreich, William B. (2000). The World of the Yeshiva: An intimate portrait of Orthodox Jewry. Ktav Publishing House. p. 40. ISBN 0-88125-642-0.
  7. ^ Tannenbaum, Rabbi Gershon (7 October 2009). "Yeshiva Torah Vodaath Evening In Lakewood". The Jewish Press. Retrieved 17 January 2011.