Kalla In Yeshivas Tomchei Tmimim
has become a tradition. Each year there is a Yarchei Kalla
at the beis midrash of Yeshivas Tomchei Tmimim Chovevei
Torah in Crown Heights. This year the program took place during
renovations that include expansion of the beis midrash and
construction of a large study hall and dining room. The beis
midrash had become too small for its many talmidim. The
study hall and dining room will be ready for the new school year.
Special thanks go to the Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Shneur
Yarchei Kalla’s program began in the morning with
a Chassidus class given by Rabbi Yossi Paltiel, a mashpia in
the yeshiva, on the difference between the kabbala of
the Arizal and the kabbala of the Ramak, and their
connection to Moshiach.
Avrohom Yitzchok Garfinkel, who has been a distinguished member of
the yeshiva faculty for over fifty years, officially opened
the Yarchei Kalla. He spoke about the achdus
of the Tmimim when he was a talmid in Yeshivas Tomchei
Tmimim in Warsaw and Otvosk.
Yosef Yehoshua Hecht, the next speaker, lectured on the topic of eiruvei
tavshilin in our times, based on the opinion of the Alter
Rebbe. The program, attended by about 300 participants, concluded
with a speech by the menahel ruchni of the mesivta,
Rabbi M.M. Minsky.
the Torah lectures, there was a brief ceremony in which prizes
were distributed to outstanding talmidim who had learned
the entire Meseches Bava Basra by heart. Mr. Victor, who
contributed the prizes, blessed the awardees. The program ended
with a pilpul-hadran said by Tamim Yosef Yitzchok Freiman,
based on a sicha of the Rebbe MH"M.