According to media reports, his three daughters – aged 13, 15 and 17 – are not studying either, after their father tried to register them into local Jewish school “Yavne,” which refused to admit them. Rav Meilich Biderman Shlit’a, who farhered the misaymei ha Shas prior to the siyum, expressed his deep emotions toward the yungeleit and the knowledge they possess on each blat. He added that this phenomenon has never existed since the writing of Talmid Bavli. The name “Shas Yidden” has gained traction far and wide and the yungeleit cherish a special relationship with HaGoan R’ Chaim Kanievsky Shlit’a the leader of all Kollelim. On countless occasions the Gaon farhered the yungeleit on the entire Shas and was amazed at the depth of their answers. Founder, the Pozna Rov, Hagaon Harav Avrohom Eisen, shlit”a, to open further kollelim.
He has a blog where he discusses various topics and offers advice to his readers. Living a life of Torah and modesty is not always easy, but Chaim has found happiness and fulfillment in his chosen path. He loves spending time with his family and friends, and he enjoys learning and studying Torah. Rabbi Shaulson finally agreed to help them and they began meeting in a small room in the Agudath Harabonim building. The young men worked hard to build the synagogue and to create a strong community.
‘Ruach acheres’– A different spirit encompassed them all. Theavreichimfrom London and those from the newly establishedkollelin Kiryat Sefer, took their places among the others. “At Shas Yiden, the vision of the Pozna Rov, Hagaon Harav Avrohom Eisen, shlit”a, oflearning techniques and programs to enable the completion of Shas in a year have been developed. Thus, he would merit to produce legions oftalmidei chachomimand exceptionalgeonimwho are engaged withToras Hashem, day and night. Each test will be on the next quarter Shas – 800 blatt.
Here is p. 69 ofHa-Shakdanand p. 123 of the translation. Returning to Stern, he also quotesAliyot Eliyahu’s comment that “to love the path of God and His Torah . He had to fight against his human instincts, pause, and let go of his own love for his own children.” Stern notes Solomon Schechter’s comment thatAliyot Eliyahuwas “incapable of marking jade parcels the line between monster and hero,” which again reflects a modern sentiment. In the bookletKuntres Tikun Haderah, which is an attack on R. Yehoshua Ehrenberg, the Rosh Yeshiva of the Haderah yeshiva, one of R. Ehrenberg’s great sins is that he declared that “the”gadol ha-doris not something that can be proclaimed in papal fashion.
The two Geonim examiners questioned the avreichim geonim for well over an hour, and derived much satisfaction from the amazing mastery of every corner of Shas by the Shas Yiden. Since its modest beginning with just 6 avreichim, Shas Yiden has been in the forefront of developing ideas and devising learning methods to enable retention, and to motivate the avreichim geonim to achieve the annual goal of a Siyum Hashas every year before Chanukah. A special and unforgettable moment for the Shas Yiden-Londonavreichim geonimduring their Israel trip, took place on the morrow of the Grand Farher and Siyum.
Elyashiv, that all we have in these stories are an aspect of R. Elyashiv’s personality that really has nothing to do with absorption in Torah study. There have been plenty of great Torah scholars who were people-persons and conversationalists. This time, 62 Shas Yidengeonim faced a public test by three gedolei Yisroel, shlit”a, who tested them on the entire Shas b’iyun , in breadth, in lomdus and hekeif (all-embracing knowledge).
Until now, nothing of significance has appeared in English on his halakhic thought. Dovber Schwartz’s new book,The Rogochover Gaon, for those seeking to learn about this significant figure. I thought nothing could surprise me anymore, but this book certainly did. It is a large two volume set, and the first half of volume one deals with the halakhot relevant to one who is serving time in prison (or as I told a friend, “the halakhot of being in jail”). The rest of the book contains words of inspiration, stories, prayers, etc. all of importance for the prisoner.
Planning is underway for a sixth kollel to open by Kislev 5782 . Praised are thesetalmidei chachomim, most outstanding in Torah, who know the entire Shas Bavli in breadth and depth. They areEmesdikeShas Yidenwhom I have tested personally, and I saw that they were extremely knowledgeable in the entire Shas. The second examiner wasMaran Hagaon HaravAvrohom Direnfeld, Rosh Kollelei Iyun of Belz, Rav of Kehillot Belz in Tel-Aviv and Beit Shemesh, a member of Badatz Machazikei Hadas.