Yeshiva of Far Rockaway
Yeshiva of Far Rockaway (also known as Yeshiva Derech Ayson (Hebrew: יְשִׁיבָה דֶרֶךְ אֵיתָן) and Derech Ayson Rabbinical Seminary) is a yeshiva located at 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
802 Hicksville Rd.|
Far Rockaway, Queens, New York 11691
|Founder||Rabbi Nachman Bulman, Rabbi Yechiel Yitzchok Perr|
|Principal||Rabbi Eli Goldgrab|
|Head of school||Rabbi Yechiel Yitzchok Perr|
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.
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) Rabbi Eli Goldgrab (English Prinicpal)
Kollel Ner Rochel LeahEdit
The yeshiva also has a kollel where Talmudic studies are continued after marriage.
- Rabbis Azriel Brown and Yaakov Mayer, founders and roshei yeshiva of Yeshiva Gedola of Carteret
- Ari Goldwag, Jewish recording artist, songwriter, and producer
- Rabbi Avi Weller, current 10th grade rebbe
- Rabbi Akevy Greenblatt, principal of Ohr Chadash Academy of Baltimore
- Rabbi Avi Rosner, rebbi at Yeshivat Ohr Yerushalayim
- Rabbi Yisrael Gewirtz, the Mussar Gaon of YFR.
- Rabbi Yitzchok Asher Gordon, Night Seder Meishiv/Office.
For more information or to register visit http://www.yofr.org.
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- "New Principal of OCA". Ohr Chadash Academy. 2012. Retrieved 24 June 2012.
- "Faculty". Yeshivat Ohr Yerushalayim. Retrieved 24 June 2012.
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