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“Adopt-a-Kollel has been a lifesaver for my yungerleit and for me.”

HARAV AVROHOM BER BLATT shlita ROSH KOLLEL, KOLLEL PISCHEI SHEARIM

"When a Shul supports a Kollel,it is as if there is constant Limud HaTorah in the Shul and it uplifts the tefilos of that tzibur."

HARAV YEHOSHUA DOVID TURCHIN SHLITA, ROSH KEHILAS PRUSHIM IN ERETZ YISROEL

"A partner kehilla not only has the zechusim of the kollel's Limud HaTorah, but also of all that the yungeleit accomplish outside the Bais Medrash."

HARAV YITZCHOK ZILBERSTEIN SHLITA

“There should be no Frum Kehillah in this country that doesn't adopt a Kollel in Eretz Yisroel.”

HaRav Yakov Perlow Shlita,Novominsker Rebbe at the Keynote Session of the Agudah Convention

"Being a part of Adopt-a-Kollel, is a true manifestation of Mi LaShem Eilai in our times."

HaRav Malkiel Kotler Shlita

"Halevai every shul would join Adopt-a-Kollel!"

Toldos Ahron Rebbe Shlita, during his visit to America

"Adopt-a-Kollel is not only helping us; they are literally rescuing us. I don’t know how our 24 yungeleit would survive."

HARAV ARYEH DAVIDSON, ROSH KOLLEL ATERES AVOS

"Adopt-a-Kollel is the most blessed initiative... it is preserving Torah."

HaRav Yaakov Edelstien Shlita

"You have this distinction of being instrumental in spreading kedusha and tahara in the entire are."

HaRav Naftali Jaeger shlita, Rosh Yeshiva of Sh'or Yoshuv

“They don’t know us personally, but they are true partners in our Torah.”

HaRav Ahron Jungerman, Rosh Hakollel, Kollel Shir Chodosh

Thereby allowing every tzedaka dollar to go directly to the avreichim!"

HaRav Moshe Hillel Hirsch Shlita, Rosh Yeshivas Slabodka

“When you support Torah on such a scale it has a spiritual impact not just in Eretz Yisroel but in the entire world!”

HaRav Boruch Mordechai Ezrachi shlita, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshiva Ateres Yisroel of Yerushalayim,speaking to Adopt-a-Kollel askanim

“I am jealous of the Zechusim being reaped by the shuls that are part of Adopt-a-Kollel.”

HaRav Yitzchok Scheiner Shlita

“The beautiful thing about Adopt-a-Kollel is that everyone can become part of it.”

HaRav Avrohom Chaim Levine Shlita

“What you are doing is unbelieveable, Halevai all Kollelim would find partners.”

HaRav Dovid Feinstein Shlita

“It’s the future of Torah that will come out of these Kollelim and it’s our Zechus that we will have a share in their accomplishments.”

HaRav Shmuel Kamenetzky Shlita

“Adopt-a-Kollel, what a beautiful name! What it means is that the kollel is yours, the zechus is yours, the Torah is yours!”

HARAV AHARON FELDMAN SHLITA, ROSH HAYESHIVA NER YISROEL, BALTIMORE SPEAKING AT THE CHICAGO EVENING OF CHIZUK GABBAIM EVENT

“Do you have any idea of the extent of the greatness of this undertaking?!”

HARAV AHRON SCHECHTER SHLITA, ADDRESSING THE ADOPT-A-KOLLEL COORDINATORS AT THE AGUDAH CONVENTION

“When a Shul adopts a Kollel, they partner both in Olam Hazeh and Olam Haba!”

HaRav Daniel Alter Shlita speaking to Adopt-a-Kollel askanim

“We think that we support Lomdei Torah with our financial help. In reality, it is they who are supporting us.”

HARAV AVROHOM CHAIM LEVIN SHLITA

“The response of Klal Yisroel amazes me, !הפלא ופלא”

HaRav Moshe Hillel Hirsch shlita, Rosh Yeshivas Slobodka

“As we find ourselves in the dor of ikvisa d’mishicha,it is critical for every yachid to be a part of the tzibur. Joining Adopt-a-Kollel is a most beautiful way to be b’achdus as a Klal.”

HARAV SIMCHA BUNIM COHEN SHLITA, RAV D’KHAL ATERES YESHAYA

“אין אדאפט-א-כולל די קהילה מיט די כולל זענען איינס, איז דערפאר די נאמען באדייט נישט די ריכטיגע מיינונג. די קהילה און כולל זענען אמת׳ע שותפים.”

HARAV YAAKOV HOROWITZ, ROSH YESHIVAS BAIS MEIR - RAV D'KHAL TELSHE ALUMNI

“It is beautiful to see how Yidden in Chutz La’aretz partner with Eretz Yisrael in such a wonderful, important way.”

HARAV YECHEZKEL EICHENSTEIN, RAV, TIFERES AVROHOM ZIDICHOV

“Which Yid would not want to have a part in such a heilige endeavor?!”

SADIGURA REBBE SHLITA, AT THE AGUDAH CONVENTION 5776 - 2015

"Perhaps in Chutz La’aretz some have not yet internalized the situation in Eretz Yisrael, but it is time to take off our blinders…"

HARAV YITZCHOK ZILBERSTEIN SHLITA

"דער וואס געבט, נעמט!"

Pupa Rebbe Shlita

“In these trying times
אין לנו שיור רק התורה הזאת”

HARAV YERUCHIM OLSHIN SHLITA

“We know from Chazal that Torah is the biggest shemirah. What we need to do is strengthen ourselves in Limud and Hachzakas HaTorah.”

Harav Elya Ber Wachtfogel Shlita

“It is a gevaldige zechus to have a chelek in the Torah of the yungerleit in Eretz Yisroel,true protectors of Klal Yisroel."

HaRav Aryeh Malkiel Kotler Shlita

“I have no doubt that this amazing undertaking is something that will hasten the arrival of Mashiach.”

HaRAV YITZCHOK SOLOVEITCHIK זצוקללה"ה

“We ask again that all Shuls, communities, battei knessios and battei midrashosthat have not yet joined the Adopt-a-Kollel movement sign up and join!”

HaRav Yakov Perlow Shlita, Novominsker Rebbe at the Agudah Dinner

“די תורה איז משפיע חיים, אלע וואס נעמען א חלק און דעם תורת חיים זאלן געבענטשט ווערן מיט געזונט, פרנסה און נחת דקדושה”

The Skulener rebbe shlita speaking to Adopt-a-Kollel askanim

"Such a wonderful partnership brings Bracha and Kedusha to the business!”

HaRav Yitzchok Sheiner, shlita, Rosh Yeshivas Kaminetz

“The Ichud Halevavos brought about by Adopt-a-Kollel is unprecedented; something we have not seen before.”

HaRav Yitzchok HaLevi Soloveitchik shlita

“In such a critical matzav, Torah and Tefillah will be matzil Klal Yisroel ! ה' ירחם”

HaRav Shmuel Kamenetzky shlita

"Tell the Yidden in America - and you can say it in my name- when a Kollel closes and a yungerman doesn't get his Kollel check, it is not like Pikuach Nefesh; it is Pikuach Nefesh mamish. "

HaRav Meir Soloveitchik zt”l to an Adopt-a-Kollel askan

“Not only are those who teach Torah being mekayem this mitzvah, but also those who enable the learning of Torah - those who support the yungeleit through their partnerships.”

HaRav Shlomo Miller shlita speaking to Adopt-a-Kollel askanim

“While we cannot reach the level of previous generations in Limud HaTorah and Avodas Hashem, when it comes to Hachzakas HaTorah, the zechus is the same as all the doros before us.”

HaRav Matisyahu Deutsch shlita, Gavad Ramat Shlomo, Yerushalayim - Dayan Aideh Charaidis, in the name of Rav Chaim Kreiswirth zt"l

“Not everyone can become a Talmid Chacham, but everyone needs to have the will to become one, and to be a partner in supporting Torah.”

HaRav Hillel Zaks zt”l, speaking about Adopt-a-Kollel

“On Erev Rosh Chodesh Sivan, when I daven at Mekomos HaKedoshim for my family and our yungeleit, I will also be davening for our shutfim in Chutz La’aretz and for all those who are part of the Kiddush Hashem called Adopt-a-Kollel.”

HaRav Shimon Galai shlita, Rosh Kollel, Kollel Yeshivas Kesser Torah, echoing the sentiments of many Roshei Kollelim throughout Eretz Yisroel

“The Hashgacha Elyona provided us with the opportunity to help thousands of yungeleit in Eretz Yisrael in an unprecedented manner. Adopt-a-Kollel has the unique zechus to be the organization chosen by Hashgacha to fulfill this shelichus.”

HaRav Ahron Schechter shlita, Rosh Yeshivas Rabbeinu Chaim Berlin

The Shutfus of our brothers in America with the Torah of the Avreichim in Eretz Yisroel should be done not only through financial support every month but should be a proper Nesiah B’Ol in all Inyanim, to daven for them, and to add Kvias Itim L’Torah as a Zechus for them.

When one of the Roshei Kollel asked for a Brachah for his Kollel’s adoptive kehilah, HaRav Chaim Kanievsky shlita gave a bracha and added

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