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Kollel Yungeleit

Kollel Zichron Michel of NMB consists of thirteen full time Rabbis and their families who study and teach and live the Torah. Each one is a sterling example of a "Ben Torah". They embody noble character, dedication to Torah study, and the true values of Judaism.

Rabbi Zelig Privalsky

Rabbi Zelig Privalsky, Director of Community Development, is a Brooklyn native and close student of Rav Shmuel Berenbaum ZT"L. Rabbi Privalsky  studied in the great Yeshivos of the Mir and Ponevezh.

Rabbi and Mrs. Privalsky are from the original group that came to North Miami Beach from Lakewood, NJ.
For over half a decade, he has been delivering a daily Gemara Shiur to members of the community. As a result of his engaging and outgoing personality, when the position of Director of Community Development opened up, the Roshei Kollel naturally turned to Rabbi Privalski. He has successfully upgraded the night seder Chaburos and the Thursday night Mishmar program among others.

R' Arye Bensinger

The son of Harav Y. Bensinger, Rav Emeritus of Cong. Torah V”Emunah, and a born and bred native of North Miami Beach. R' Arye spent many years in Eretz Yisroel learning in Yeshivas Brisk. His diligence and focus in limud HaTorah have made him a tremendous asset to the Kollel.  Recently he was appointed the Rav of Cong. Torah V'Emunah.   He and his wife, originally from Monsey, NY, returned to Florida in 2016 and has already made a great impact on the community through his Shiurim in the Kollel and in Torah V”Emunah.  

R' Zvi Englander

Rabbi and Mrs. Englander have been with the kollel since its inception in 2006. Rabbi Englander, originally from Toronto, was recruited from Lakewood, New Jersey and immediately became a popular chavrusa and teacher to many. His broad knowledge base in both Mussar and Halacha makes him the go-to person in the Bais Medrash for any question. R' Zvi serves as Rosh Chabura for the Kollel's Halacha Chabura and recently published on behalf of the Kollel a pamphlet named “Shabbos in the Hospital: A Halachic Guide”.

R' Tzvi Fladen

Orignally from Canton, OH, Rabbi Fladen is a talmid of the Telshe Yeshiva and studied under Rav Tzvi Kaplan in Eretz Yisroel. After years in BMG in Lakewood, Rabbi Fladen and his wife decided to bring their knowledge and talents to North Miami Beach to help strengthen the Kollel and community in 2015.. Rabbi and Mrs. Fladen, with their great warmth and genuine caring for others combined with their deep commitment to Limud HaTorah, have quickly been established as role models to both fellow Kollel members and the community at large. Since their arrival in South Florida many families have already been impacted by their dedication and love for learning. Rabbi Fladen currently delivers a nightly Mishna Berura Shiur.

R' Aryeh Gitlin

Rabbi and Mrs. Gitlin have been part of the Kollel since 2012. Rabbi Gitlin's incredible hasmadoh is well known in North Miami Beach and raises the bar for the whole community. Rabbi Gitlin is originally from East Brunswick, NJ and is a student of Rabbi Yisroel Brog from Cleveland, OH. His enthusiasm for learning is an inspiration for the children who attend his nightly Mishnayos class..

R' Mayer Greenbaum

 Rabbi and Mrs. Greenbaum, after spending a number of years in Lakewood NJ, joined the Kollel in the summer of 2014. Rabbi Greenbaum is originally from Detroit, and learned in Scranton, PA and at Rav Sholom Shechter in Eretz Yisrael. His intensity in the beis medrash can be witnessed by anyone learning with the kollel. This energy is contagious and allows him to share his passion for Torah to all who come in contact with him.

R' Dovi Jacobson

Rabbi and Mrs.  Dovie Jacobson arrived in the community in 2017. Originally from Detroit, the Jacobsons spent five years in Lakewood, where Rabbi Jacobson learned in Beth Medrash Govoha. R’ Dovie has displayed both a tremendous dedication to learning along with an enthusiasm for teaching others. Mrs. Jacobson, who was born and raised in Miami through sixth grade, will be teaching in Yeshiva Toras Chaim Toras Emes as part of the Early Childhood staff.

R' Yerachmiel Parsons

Both Rabbi and Mrs. Parsons "returned home" when they joined the Kollel in Elul 5777, where they were raised. R’ Yerachmiel’s pleasant demeanor, his strong Torah foundation and background as a NMB native has made him a great asset to the Kollel and the community. Mrs. Parsons currently is the sixth grade teacher in Bais Yaakov Miami, bringing her talents back to the community.

R' Moshe Dovid Price

Rabbi and Mrs. Price arrived in the Kollel shortly after Pesach of 2014. Rabbi Price is originally from Brooklyn, NY and learned in Tiferes Elimelech and in Yeshivas Brisk. He is a very talented Maggid Shiur and speaker, and with his exuberant personality, warmth, and humor has made a noticable impact on our community. His deep insights in the Bais Medrash and out have made him a magnet for many people in the community. He currently leads the Morning Kollel in YIKAS, a local Shul of NMB and heads a popular Kinyan Masechta Chabura

R' Mayer Porter

Rabbi and Mrs. Meir Porter, left Lakewood to join the Kollel family in Chanukah of 2014. R' Meyer is originally from Baltimore and learned in Scranton, PA and by Rav Sholom Shechter. Rabbi Porter's easy going nature and pleasant demeanor as well as his scholarship have made him an integral part of the Kollel experience.. His background in Jewish outreach to the non-affiliated shines through in the ability to make anyone feel at home with him and what he teaches. He has spearheaded the effort to perfect the Kollel’s Thursday Night Mishmar initiative. R' Mayer is also the Rosh Chabura of the Kollel's popular Daf Hashavua chabura

R Ary Roffe (Levy)

 Rabbi and Mrs. Roffe have been with the Kollel since 2013.  A native of Caracas, Venezuela, his Spanish language shiurim have attracted a large group of Latin Americans to the Kollel. His warm personality and his dedication to Torah learning and values has had a powerful impact on this community.

R' Yosef Sokol

Rabbi and Mrs. Sokol have been a part of the Kollel family since 2010. Rabbi Sokol is a talented maggid shiur and has attracted many people to his very popular Daf yomi shiur and other classes he gives throughout South Florida. His approachable and down-to-earth personality cause people to gravitate to learn from him. He is originally from Lakewood, NJ and studied in the Mir Yeshiva of Yerushalayim.

R' Malkiel Steiman

Rabbi Malkiel and Devorah Steiman have moved here from Yerushalayim after learning for five years at the well-respected yeshiva of HaRav Tzvi Kaplan. Rabbi Steiman brings a very sophisticated background in learning along with a radiant personality and smile. His tremendous desire to help everyone grow in their avodas Hashem and Torah learning has become clearly evident. Mrs. Steiman too, has enthusiastically joined the staff at Bais Yaakov Miami.

R' Tzvi Ullman

After a number of years learning in Yeshivas Brisk in Eretz Yisroel, Rabbi and Mrs. Ullman joined the Kollel of Manalapan, New Jersey. Having developed their skills and desire to share their Torah with others, the Ullmans next move was to join our Kollel. R’ Tzvi’s dynamic personality, coupled with his vast Torah knowledge, promise to make him a great asset to the community and the Kollel. R' Zvi leads the weekly Shivti Chabura that meets in the Kollel on Shabbos.

R' Dovid Waxman

Tue, March 31 2020 6 Nisan 5780