Yeshiva of Telshe Alumni

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Coordinates: 40°53′48″N 73°54′40″W / 40.896587°N 73.911168°W / 40.896587; -73.911168

The driveway to Yeshiva of Telshe Alumni in Hudson Hill

A branch of the Telshe Yeshiva, the Yeshiva of Telshe Alumni is located in the Hudson Hill section of Riverdale, a neighborhood of the Bronx in New York City. It was founded in the early 1980s by Rabbi Avraham Ausband, a grandson of Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak Bloch, the Telzer Rav; by Rabbi Yaakov Reisman, a son-in-law of Telzer Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbi Mordechai Gifter; and by a talmid (Heb: student) of Rabbi Mordechai Gifter, Rabbi Yosef Chaim Libersohn, who came from Argentina for this purpose. The Yeshiva, with an enrollment of approximately two hundred, is currently headed by Rabbi Ausband.

Learning style[edit]

The method of Talmudic study at the yeshiva is based on the Rabbi Boruch Ber Lebowitz style of the Brisker method. the Rosh Yeshiva, referred to as Rebbi by his students, delivers a daily Gemara Shiur, with a followup Shiur after evening services. Students will then spend hours engrossed in analyzing the shiur to fully understand the Lomdus.