Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Stories of Yeshiva College

My article from the front page of this week's The Jewish Press (link):

It was over a decade ago and the large Yeshiva University beis medrash was full of books and tables, but only a few students. It was time for college classes and, at that time, the kollel learned in a different building.

The main beis medrash was never completely empty, but at certain times it came close. I was cutting class and learning in the beis medrash when a thirty-something chassid walked in, looked around, came up to me and innocently asked, "Es dos a yeshiva oy a college?" – "Is this a yeshiva or a college?"...

Continued here. And the book is available for purchase here.

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