What type of yeshiva is Shaar HaTorah(Queens)in terms of academically, hashkafa, socially and which yeshivas do the incoming students come from?
Joseph: have we had a topic on this Yeshiva yet?! i’m remembering something here! or was it in another thread that we spoke about as a side thing this Yeshiva!?
Yeshiva Shaar HaTorah is a yeshiva in Queens, New York that includes a high school and a Beis Medrash Program. It was founded in 1974 by Rabbi Kalman Epstein and Rabbi Shlomo Spitz. Among its illustrious alumni are such great personalities as Rabbi Zev Klein of Toras Moshe and Rabbi Zev Reichman of Yeshivat Rabbeinu Yitzchak Elchanan.
The boys come from all over. A mother I know told me a lot of her sons classmates (and she’s referring to all her boys) came from places like Monsey and Brooklyn. It’s for serious learners.