Rabbi Hanoch Teller discusses the exceptional childhood of Rav Yosef Kahaneman, the Ponovezher Rav.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller discusses how America was a barren wasteland before Rav Aharon Kotler came and watered it with his fiery determination and spirit.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller talks about Rav Aharon Kotler and the Ponevezher Rav, who shared a basic common goal throughout their lives; to rebuild the spiritual edifices that were lost in the furnace of the Holocaust.
Rabbi Teller wraps up his discussion on the Ponevezher Rav and continues with Rav Yisrael Salanter, the father of the “mussar” movement.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller discusses how the mussar movement spread across Eastern Europe through the yeshivos of Slabodka, Kelm amd Novardok. He discusses how it even reached Western Europe, specifically England, through Rav Elya Lopian and Rav E.E. Dessler.
Changing the face of Torah Jewry for all future generations, Sarah Schneirer was one of the most influential personalities of the last century.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller discusses how Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach, teacher of Rabbi Hanoch Teller, was a giant in Torah scholarship and middot. Rabbi Teller provides us a vivid picture of Rav Shlomo Zalman’s greatness.
Continuing with his discussion on Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach, Rabbi Hanoch Teller focuses on Rav Auerbach’s incredible relationship with his fellow man, specifically widows and orphans.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller discusses the beginnings of Bnei Brak, which set the tone for a city completely based on Torah.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller discusses how the arrival of the Chazon Ish to Bnei Brak helped the city to flourish as a stronghold of Torah learning and observance in Eretz Yisrael.
Continuing with the giants of Bnei Brak, Rabbi Teller describes the unbelievable determination and self sacrifice of the Steipler.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller finishes off the Spring semester with the wrapping up of his Torah theme of Bnei Brak, looking at the lives of Rav Dessler, the Steipler and Rav Shach.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller recounts the untold story of Reb Itche Gerstenkorn, a Chassid from Warsaw, who was the Founder and Builder of the Torah City in Bnei Brak. In this shiur, Rabbi Teller discusses the intriguing details of the practical building of the city.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller talks about the fascinating tale of the construction of the famous city of Bnei Brak.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller tells the story of Itche Gershtenkorn’s fortitude and ultimate success in raising funds for and eventually building the city of Bnei Brak.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller talks about Rav Eliyahu Eliezer Dessler, the Mashgiach of Yeshivat Ponovitch in Bnei Brak.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller discusses The Steipler Gaon.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller continues his examination of the Steipler Gaon.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller continues his discussion on the Steipler Gaon.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller begins discussing Reb Chaim Shmuelivitz.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller continues his discussion on the life of Reb Chaim Shmuelevitz.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller describes how the Chafetz Chaim captured the heart of the Jewish nation even when he was alive.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller describes the young impoverished boy who leaves home at the age of seven in his insatiable quest for Torah learning.
Rabbi Teller continues his discussion of Rav Shach.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller reviews Rav Shach’s life from infancy.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller summarizes and concludes his discussion of Rav Shach.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller explains why we must listen to Gedolim.