A strong focus on the individual student, our big brother program is geared toward
maintaining Torah connections with our young adults. A variety of methods are used to achieve
this crucial objective. Emphasis is placed on making sure that each student feels that they are
connected at all times. Students are engaged via personal texts, individualized Divrei Torah
emails and meaningful phone calls.
Totals: Rabbi’s9 Students90
Rabbis from various community schools reach out to students to assist them in staying connected to torah and the community and keeping a relationship with their individual school.
Totals: Rabbi’s5 Students231
3.Ezra Shabot A”H College Campus:
A program that offers classes and food to boys and girls in the following colleges:
Brooklyn College, Baruch, F.I. T, Rutgers, Babson.Our Rabbi’s go down to the colleges and give
over entertaining Torah classes while the kids have lunch (sponsored by kesher).
- Rabbi’s 6
- Girls Classes2,
- Boys Classes7
- Total 9 Classes
Students175(140 boys,35 girls) weekly
4.Kesher Public School:
Weekly class given by Rabbi Duvi Ben Sushan to 40+ P.S. high school boys where they learn
and connect through torah and dinner.
5.Kesher Ben Semester:
Division designated for students during their college break. Six-week program cultivates the
relationship between students and their respective rabbis through a morning breakfast and
Totals: Rabbi’s 3 Students55
Structured for community boys returning from Israel (both in Brooklyn and deal). The program runs
during Pesach break and Summer break. Each boy is paired with a Rabbi in a program rich with
enthusiasm. Exciting outings and food are arranged in this programs as well.
7.Kesher at Home:
Every week community girls gather at the home of one of our Rabbis. The girls forge a
connection with the Rabbis wife over Challah baking and Shabbat cooking while discussing the
common foundation of a Sephardic community home. Totals-30 girls