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Yeshiva of Far Rockaway (also known as Yeshiva Derech Ayson (Hebrew: יְשִׁיבָה דֶרֶךְ אֵיתָן‎) and Derech Ayson Rabbinical Seminary) is a yeshiva located on 802 Hicksville Road, Far Rockaway, Queens in New York City. It comprises a high school , beis medrash, and Kollel. The school was founded by the current rosh yeshiva, Rabbi Yechiel Yitzchok Perr, and by the late Rabbi Nachman Bulman. It is reputed for its intensive Talmudic studies, and for the rosh yeshiva's musar lectures in the Novardok tradition.

Yeshiva of Far Rockaway
Derech Ayson Rabbinical Seminary
יְשִׁיבָה דֶרֶךְ אֵיתָן
Address
802 Hicksville Rd.
Queens, New York 11691
United States
Coordinates 40°36′01″N 73°44′38″W / 40.6003°N 73.7438°W / 40.6003; -73.7438Coordinates: 40°36′01″N 73°44′38″W / 40.6003°N 73.7438°W / 40.6003; -73.7438
Information
Religious affiliation(s) Judaism
Founder Rabbi Nachman Bulman, Rabbi Yechiel Yitzchok Perr
CEEB code 331892
Principal Rabbi Eli Goldgrab
Head of school Rabbi Yechiel Yitzchok Perr
Grades 9-12, seminary
Gender Male
Enrollment 160
Language English
Website

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HistoryEdit

Rabbi Perr, an alumnus of Yeshiva Beis Yosef-Novardok in Brooklyn, Beth Medrash Govoha, the Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia, and Mesivta Yeshiva Rabbi Chaim Berlin, founded the Yeshiva of Far Rockaway in 1969. The name of the yeshiva, Derech Ayson, comes from the sefer by Rabbi Avraham Yoffen of Novardok.[1]

RebbeimEdit

Rabbi Mordechai Miller (Associate Menahel) Rabbi Daniel Nekritz (Mashgiach) Rabbi Chaim Shlomo Metz (Ninth Grade) Rabbi Avi Weller (Tenth Grade) Rabbi Yehoshua Kalish (Eleventh Grade) Rabbi Aharon Perr (Eleventh Grade) Rabbi Moshe Perr (Twelfth Grade) Rabbi Yoel Genuth (Twelfth Grade)

Kollel Ner Rochel LeahEdit

The yeshiva also has a kollel where Talmudic studies are continued after marriage.

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bernstein, Dovid (February 7, 2009). "Yeshiva of Far Rockaway Dinner Tonight, Ben Brafman to MC". matzav.com. Retrieved August 25, 2011. 
  2. ^ "New Principal of OCA". Ohr Chadash Academy. 2012. Retrieved 24 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Faculty". Yeshivat Ohr Yerushalayim. Retrieved 24 June 2012.