Rabbi Yaacov Gross
The Rosh Kollel, Rabbi Yaacov Gross, is a musmach of Bais Medrash Govoha and a talmid of HaGaon HaRav Elya Svei, ZT”L. Rabbi Gross came to Miami from the Boston Community Kollel where he taught and studied since its inception. The Rosh Kollel gives many classes at the Kollel including the daily Daf Yomi, nightly Shulchan Oruch shiur, the Mid-Beach executive lunch class, Tuesday-morning women’s Tefillah class and Shabbos-morning Mishna Brurah class. Aside from his abundant duties at the Kollel, Rabbi Gross is involved with many other community organizations and private causes.
Mrs. Sara Hindy Gross is a principal of Bais Yaakov and delivers shiurim for women.
Rabbi Berish Braun
Assistant Rosh Kollel
Rabbi Braun is a Talmid of the Telshe Yeshiva in Riverdale, the Ponevezh Yeshiva in Bnei Brak and Bais Medrash Govoha of Lakewood. Rabbi Braun was one of the founding members of our Kollel before assumed the duties of Assistant Rosh Kollel. He applies his considerable talents to the administrative work and learning programs of the Kollel. He also delivers the daily Michtav M’Eliyahu shiur and the Shabbos morning Sfas Emes shiur.
Mrs. Naomi Braun teaches preschool at Yeshiva Elementary School and runs a girls summer day camp.
Rabbi Yekusiel Stern
Director of Development
Rabbi Yekusiel Stern, originally from Chicago, has studied at Telshe Yeshiva in Chicago, Yeshiva Gedola of Passaic under the leadership of Rav Meir Stern and subsequently at Rav Tzvi Kaplan’s Yeshivas Kodshim in Yerushalayim. Rav Stern is the Kollel’s director of development and studies with many Baale Battim throughout the day. Rabbi Stern is also the menahel of the Beis Din of South Florida under the leadership of Horav Mendel Senderovic Shlita.
Mrs. Chana Rochel Stern teaches in Bais Yaakov High school.
Rabbi Ezra Falack
Rabbi Ezra Falack, originally from Deal, New Jersey is a talmid of Bayonne Yeshiva, Long Beach Yeshiva and Bais Medrash Govoha in Lakewood. Rabbi Falack teaches and mentors middle school aged boys at the Kollel and at RASG Hebrew Academy. He also tutors Sephardic boys in their minhagim and traditional Hebrew pronunciations and Torah reading.
Mrs. Yvette Falack is a preschool teacher at Yeshiva Yagdil Torah.
Rabbi Menachem Gibber
Rabbi Menachem Gibber originally from Providence, R.I. is a talmid of Yeshiva of Philadelphia and R' Dovid Solovetchik in Yerushalyim before joining Bais Medrash Govoha. Rabbi Gibber delivers the Motzai Shabbos Gemara Shiur, is the Gabbai at the Kollel and is the administrator of the Yagdil Torah Preschool.
Mrs. Rivky Gibber works as a registered nurse.
Rabbi Menachem Horowitz
Rabbi Menachem Horowitz originally from Passaic New Jersey is a talmid of Mesivta of Passaic, Yeshiva Gedolah of Passaic and Rav Meir Soloveichik. Rabbi Horowitz learned in Bais Medrash Govoha for four years before joining the Kollel in September. Rabbi Horowitz gives a shiur Wednesday evening in the Kollel to high school boys.
Mrs. Bracha Horowitz is a speech therapist.
Rabbi Tzvi Jacob
Rabbi Tzvi Jacob, originally from Los Angeles is a talmid of Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim, Yeshiva Bais Yisroel and Yeshivas Mir in Yerushlayim. Rabbi Jacob is an assistant administrator of Beis Din of South Florida.
Mrs. Rivka Jacob is the Kollel’s secretary.
Rabbi Shlomo Kravetz
Rabbi Shlomo Kravetz originally from Lakewood is a talmid of Mesivta of Passaic, Yeshiva Gedolah of Passaic and Rav Meir Soloveichik. Rabbi Kravetz was studying in Beth Medrash Govoha before joining the Kollel in September.
Mrs. Rivka Kravetz works as an administrative assistant.
Rabbi Kalman Lebovics
Rabbi Kalman Lebovics originally from Los Angeles is a talmid of Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim, Yeshivas Mir in Yerushlayim and Bais Medrash Govoha in Lakewood. Rabbi Lebovics delivers the Wednesday morning Parsha Class the popular Shabbos afternoon Gemara Shabbos shiur and teaches the Mishnayos shiur on Motzai Shabbos.
Mrs. Rochelle Lebovics is a licensed speech therapist.
Rabbi Zalman Miller
Rabbi Zalman Miller originally from Monsey is a talmid of Mesivta Ohr Naftoli (R' Milstein’s Yeshiva), Yeshiva Gedola of Philadelphia and Beth Medrash Govoha. Rabbi Miller delivers the Gemara with Tosfos and Rishonim shiur on Sunday & Monday evenings and Parsha class on Thursday.
Mrs. Adina Miller works as registered nurse.
Rabbi Eli Riesel
Rabbi Eli Riesel, originally from North Miami Beach, is a talmid of Yeshiva Toras Chaim. Rabbi Riesel is very active in teaching at the Kollel Boker and learns with numerous Balle Battim throughout the week.
Mrs. Nechama Riesel is a midwife.
Rabbi Binyomin Seligman
Rabbi Binyomin Seligman, originally from Los Angeles, is a talmid of Yeshiva Gedolah Los Angeles, Mesivta of Long Beach, Rav Menachem Eichenstein’s Yeshiva in Yerushalayim and Bais Medrash Govoha in Lakewood. Reb Binyomin often gives the Kollel’s Daf Yomi shiur.
Mrs. Tova Seligman teaches eighth, ninth and tenth grades at Bais Yaakov.
Rabbi Meir Shnidman
Rabbi Meir Shnidman originally from Baltimore is a talmid of the Mesivta of Long Beach, Rav Dovid Soloveitchik Shlita and Bais Medrash Govoha. Rabbi Shnidman participates in the Kollel’s Young Israel of Kendal program where he often delivers the weekly shiur.
Mrs. Yehudis Shnidman, a granddaughter of Rav Pam zt”l, teaches preschool in Yeshiva Elementary School.
Rabbi Tzvi Silver
Rabbi Tzvi Silver, originally from Lakewood is a talmid of Yeshiva Toras Chaim in Lakewood, Yeshiva Gedolah of Passaic and Rav Meir Soloveichik and Beth Medrash Govoha. Rabbi Silver gives the Massmidei Erev Gemara Shiur on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Mrs. Devora Silver works as a bookkeeper.
Rabbi Shmuel Stein
Rabbi Shmuel Stein is originally from Brooklyn, he is a talmid of Mesivta and Yeshiva Torah Temimah, Yeshivas Yagdil Torah in Eretz Yisroel and Bais Medrash Govoha. Rabbi Stein teaches the popular Wednesday evening In Hilchos Shabbos Shiur and writes a review sheet which is disseminated each week before Shabbos. He also gives the Thursday Iyun Parsha class and runs the Masmidei Miami Summer learning program.
Mrs. Rikki Stein teaches at the Yeshiva Elementary School.