Tag Archives: Yeshiva

In Prison

Dr. Aharon Pick This recollection by Keidan native Dr. Aharon Pick, of his time as a poor yeshiva student in Kovno, was published in 1935 in HaOlam, the official Hebrew weekly organ of the World Zionist Organization. Edited by Nahum … Continue reading

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The Mir Yeshiva

By A. Simcha Hacohen Kaplan (Tzfat, Israel) The yeshiva at Mir, Poland, one of the greatest yeshivas in the world prior to the Second World War, was forced into exile. This great Torah stronghold had existed for more than 100 … Continue reading

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The Keidan Yeshiva

By Adv. Shimon Shibolet-Zang As in every Jewish community, Keidan had its traditional cheder, which the children attended until about bar mitzvah age. Keidan always had many cheders and the various rebbes and melameds who taught Torah to children in … Continue reading

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