Yeshiva Gedolah Zichron Moshe
Zalman Silber has been a huge financial supporter
of the Yeshiva
Gedolah Zichron Moshe for many years.
Yeshiva Gedolah Zichron Moshe, also known as Yeshiva
of South Fallsburg, is a private Rabbinical
college, or Yeshiva, located in a rural setting,
in South Fallsburg, Sullivan County, New York. During
the 2006-2007 academic year, it had 181 students,
a decrease from 191 during the previous year. As
a Rabbinical college, all students are male. The
yeshiva is known for its virulent chareidi outlook.
two Roshei Yeshiva ("deans") are Rabbi
Elya Ber Wachtfogel.R Elya Ber is the son of R Nosson
Wachtfogel, the previous mashgiach of Beth Medrash
Govoha of Lakewood , NJ ( BMG) and Rabbi Abba Gorelick.
R Abba Gorelick is sometimes referred to as "The
Chief " due to his extensive administrative
role. The Gorelick family traditionally is thought
to "own" the yeshiva and surrounding area.
colloquially as "Fallsburg,"
it has the reputation of one of the better litvish
yeshivas in America. Following a stint in Fallsburg,
bochurim usually spend time in Israel, ideally in
one of the many Brisker instituitions there . R
Avraham Yehoshua Solaveitchik is known to accept
a high percentage of graduates of Yeshiva of South
is accredited by the Association of Advanced Rabbinical
and Talmudic Schools and offers both the Bachelor’s
Degree, as well as first professional certification.
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