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My Crucial Year in South Africa

From the COLlive inbox: "I was a ‘good boy’, and that was my problem," says a bochur who learned in the Yeshiva in Johannesburg. Full Story

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I learnt there.
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I learnt there.

I learnt there. I live there its a very good place. You should for sure sends your son’s there!!!

Wow! Go Rabino Noam!
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Wow! Go Rabino Noam!

The best yeshiva in the world!

Couldnt have written it better
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Couldnt have written it better

This is the best yeshiva I’ve ever been in

Yud shvat mivtza
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Yud shvat mivtza

I remember literally hundreds of Maamorim were learnt Ba’al Peh, and we flew to New York, to be with the Rebbe for Yud Shvat

Rabbi wagner
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Rabbi wagner

Don’t let his famed warm smile mislead you about his intensity, depth and breadth of knowledge. He attracts his Talmidim with loving devotion, but enchants them with a new understanding of the Sugya, and ‘Chap’ in Tosfos. He conveys the rich depth of learning, but more important, he imparts the tools so the Bochurim can do it on their own

Changed my life
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Changed my life

the small classes and individualized attention allowed the Hanhala to focus on each Bochur’s level, academic and otherwise

Complete Game Changer
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Complete Game Changer

R. Noam and his yeshiva are the reason I dedicated my life to Shlichus.

Best year of my life
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Best year of my life

I for one had hard times getting in the yeshiva feeling being an intown yeshiva and souh Africa being my first time away from home can say that yglsa was my new home and every day since I’ve always remembered the great amazing learning and growing

Amazing year
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Amazing year

South Africa is the the only yeshiva I have ever been too where I woke up every morning thinking “wow today is gonna be an awesome day” There is such a positive vibe there it’s practically impossible to leave the year unacomplished. I was never the type of kid who was gonna stay in the system, thanks to rabbi Wagner I went for another year of yeshiva and probaly going for another . So thank you Rabino for an amazing year and I encourage everyone who’s looking for a year of fulfillment and amazing a experience should definitely sign up… Read more »

3 Years in Brunoy 1 summer South Africa
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3 Years in Brunoy 1 summer South Africa

and I wish I would have spent my first year in yeshiva gdolah South Africa.
it’s worth the world.
if a group of chasidishe bachurim decided to go together that would be unbelievable ,
at this age it’s the best environment to
develop and progress to the max of one’s potential with lots of caring hanhalah and family oriented structure which keeps young bachurim healthy and emotionally happy!

that is definitely the things my mammy would like to hear from me when she calls and asks How is life in yeshiva going?

yglsa 5776

I'm now on shlichus, a lot can be attributed to rabbi Wagner
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I'm now on shlichus, a lot can be attributed to rabbi Wagner

I was lucky enough to spend a couple of years if rabbi Wagneri yeshiva. It was a unique experience unlike any other yeshiva, rabbi Wagner truly cares for each and every student, works with them and helps them achieve their full potential. I highly recommend parents who would like a yeshiva which will give personal attention and pride in being a chosid of the rebbe to consider rabbi Wagners yeshiva!!

Rabbi Wagner
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Rabbi Wagner

Love his Farbrengens, such a real emese Chossid!

 In YGLSA - your son is cared for!
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In YGLSA - your son is cared for!

As a mother, I can say how Rabbino and his Rebetzin really cared for my son. He had a home away from home – literally. So apart from all the growing and learning my son experienced, i felt at ease. My son was cared for – and loved!!

Best yeshiva ever
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Best yeshiva ever

Loved my year there! wish i could go back.

I was only there for a summer
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I was only there for a summer

And i think i could say it was the best summer of my life,
I prob. learned more during that summer – then all year round!!!
i could just imagine how much IO would’v learned if I was there for a whole year!
Keep it up Rabbi Wagner,
thanks

"I was a ‘good boy’, and that was my problem"
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"I was a ‘good boy’, and that was my problem"

i like that!
p.s. so true…

My soul finally felt at home
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My soul finally felt at home

Reb Noam cared more about us students than any other teacher or principal I have ever seen, I thought I would never be able to learn chassidus or ever properly davin, I learnt more chassidus my years at Rabbi Wagners Yeshiva than my entire life combined. One of the few true chassidim left on this planet.

Nice article
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Nice article

It is very nice to read an article posted on COL written by a bochur that is so positive. Looking forward to seeing more like this one!

Thank you YGSA
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Thank you YGSA

My first and turned out to be best two years of my yeshiva life were spent in South Africa with rabbi Wagner. 100% who I am today is because of the hashpo’oh I got there from the hanhala.
R.Z.

Montreal
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Montreal

Noam Wagner was my teacher in mesivta when he was still a bochur. Emes exuded from him all those years ago. Right through all the chaos that our rambuctios class created, he would persist with imparting the depths of chassidus to us. Yasher koach and keep up the great work!!

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