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    The Wondering Guys

    From the COLlive inbox: Several mosdos offer assistance to young men struggling with Yiddishkeit or the "system." Yet, there is a mosad that is a hidden gem. Full Story

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    uri perlman a tzadik a yid!
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    uri perlman a tzadik a yid!
    i spot ay
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    i spot ay
    Mendel Zirkind Rocks!
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    Mendel Zirkind Rocks!

    He is the best!

    Go paysen!!
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    Go paysen!!

    From melbourne

    100% agree!!!
    Guest
    100% agree!!!

    This place is bH an amazing Yeshiva! A couple of my friends’ brothers went there and really grew amazingly! bH
    and what about a place like this for girls?????????????????????????? There is a very big need for it for girls too, sad to say 🙁
    Continue the amazing work! Moshiach Now!

    love this yeshiva
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    love this yeshiva

    from experience I can tell you that the boys here are given great hiskashrus to the Rebbe,and a love of learning, that I have not seen anywhere else. have had sons in many different yeshivas. this is a model place for todays boys.
    you have a great opportunity to support and win amazing prizes.
    standing for hours the Rebbe taught us the great gift and blessings of Tzedoka.we need to emulate the Rebbes teachings by constantly giving.

    go AY
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    go AY

    AY U LOOK COOL

    THIS is what life is about!
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    THIS is what life is about!

    BS”D If we aren’t providing the help that is so much needed then what are we as a community? I was a struggling teen too, now B”H I’ve really been turned around thanks to the care, and love of the community. I know others who had it a bit harder and still came through, but then where is our shlichus here? Show this to the rest of the Chassidishe world, let them learn from our success, and let them set up and fund similar things for their bochurim. Many times, the more “off” kids become the most created and enlightened… Read more »

    Rabbi pinny levitian
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    Rabbi pinny levitian

    Rabbi pinny keeps in touch with students after they leave has shiurim via phone brought tephillin to one in hospital … And has tremendous hashpa….

    A loving fan
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    A loving fan

    Go wilkes!!!!!!! Yosef peysin, shalom bergovoy, yossi muchkin, and so many more you guys are amazing keep the light flowing and chayos pumping!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    more than a gem
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    more than a gem

    I always felt that Wilkes Barre Yeshiva is a little well kept secret and always felt it was a big shame. They are extraordinarily caring and devoted to each boy. They interact with the boys with the utmost love and respect, but at the same time they set borders. As someone who has a boy go through bais menachem and from there, went on to mainstream yeshiva, I can say with total honesty that there is no other places like Wilkes. I will forever be appreciative of all the Uri Perelman and bais menachem have done for my son and… Read more »

    Mendel Zirkind!!!!
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    Mendel Zirkind!!!!

    He is the unbelievable and amazing!
    we are so sorry to hear about the passing of your father, may hashem send you the ultimate condolence.

    kol hakavod
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    kol hakavod

    “may they go from strength to strength”

    good
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    good

    just what we need in this sad sad world

    What about for Girls?
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    What about for Girls?

    There should be a place for girls also that just don’t follow the standard academic track. Girls that need more hand on, practical and involved learning rather than the standard memorize and spit back, which essentially doesn’t really prepare them for adult life.

    My Son
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    My Son

    Where is Meir the Great?

    yossi
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    yossi

    yossi your the best
    HH

    The System
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    The System

    Willkes Barre is great but there’s no excuse for the typical Yeshivos to be unrealistic.

    I recently heard of a Yeshiva Ktana (not in Isreal, but in the tri state area) that bans such basic humane things as playing musical instruments (a practice done in the beis hamikdosh) and simple exercises such as running (a practice encouraged by the Rambam).

    When will they realize that it these very unnecessary, unrealistic and excessive rules that cause so many of our youth to run the other way?!

    What about the girls? Part TWO
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    What about the girls? Part TWO

    Need more programs for girls off the derech high school and post high school.. This is the age where they can turn themselves around for life? Where is the help for our off the derech youth???????????????

    Aliya Mechayil el chayil
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    Aliya Mechayil el chayil

    As a huge fan of ALIYA in crown heights! i am very amaized at the gr8 dedication & true chasidishkeit that envelopes Wilks!!

    Keep going up mechayil el choyil!!

    #15 Gr8 IDEA!
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    #15 Gr8 IDEA!

    whom are u directing ur question to?

    lubavitch is (and has always been) grass roots up, so role up your sleeves & make it happen!

    u sound very insightful & as qualified as anybody who should be opening up such a mossad!

    hatzlacha!

    bla bla bla
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    bla bla bla

    i love the positive vibes i really do!!
    the thing is, for Wilkes-Barre there needs to be ACTION!!!
    talk is cheep if someone out there really wants to make a difference let em show some support where it counts
    wilkes needs $Gelt! so what are you gonna do talk or give$?

    bachur
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    bachur

    to # 16 look into the new sem in Pittsburgh
    I hope everyone really takes advantage of these type of educational institutions.and not to the think they are “below the standerd”. Because as long as you’re trying Torah is torah and God is God no matter where you find it. peace and love to all my brothers in wilks and especially to the shluchim,yosef you couldn’t have got a better face,;)

    woooo
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    woooo

    i spy a mochkin!

    what123
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    what123

    you look so cool

    thanks for sharing
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    thanks for sharing

    Great article written and very moving. nice that you took the time to write it and share with others.

    please donate
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    please donate

    find a friend who would like to leave a legacy for their family’s trust or foundation and tell them about Bais Menachem.

    Lots of good causes but this place is creating future leaders!

    mendel zirkind
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    mendel zirkind

    So sorry to hear about the sudden passing of your father. He will continue to get Chassidishe nachas from the great work you are doing with the semicha boys at Bais Menachem.
    They really look up to you as a great example. Keep strong.

    was crying when i read this
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    was crying when i read this

    i am a grandfather of boys…all of them k’h wonderful beautiful children, but not all of them are learners, some struggle with identity, etc..
    to see a yeshiva that is helping apparently so much, just brought tears to my eyes. none of our children are chas f’sholom ‘farfallen’…..

    they just need someone to bring out their unique inner light. i am sending a donation…i hope everyone does and this yeshiva will expand and no longer be a secret.

    A Freind
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    A Freind

    As a resident of the Wilkes Barre area, I would like to say that not only are they doing great work with the bachurim at the Yeshiva, they are also a vital part of our community. They can be found doing Mivtzoim, and helping out in any way possible. We are truly blessed to have them here.

    setting a leadership example
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    setting a leadership example

    Thanks for being a leader and sending a donation. may you have lots of Chassidishe nachas from all your grandchildren

    nice to hear
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    nice to hear

    Great that the boys are having a wonderful influence on their surroundings. This is proof of enacting what they are learning.
    would love to hear from the boys themselves what they are doing in the neighborhood.

    A great cause
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    A great cause

    Everyone should put a strong effort in supporting this incredible Yeshivah.
    I have personally seen a young man who looked like a withered leaf, turn into a rich, and beautiful rose.

    Bais Menachem is amazing
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    Bais Menachem is amazing

    A friend has a son who was finding it hard to find direction in his life. He is now at Bais Menachem and has turned his life around and is loving learning and has recommitted to The Rebbe and his family. Rabbi Perlman and the others are doing an amazing job.

    Uri is the greatest
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    Uri is the greatest

    Uri is the warmest and most caring person I have ever met. He has made a happy young man out of me THANKS!!!!

    your first million
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    your first million

    The Rebbe was never satisfied, as you watch THE LIVING TORAH, it inspires!
    The Rebbe says to someone if you have given your first million, let me know when you have given your second million, or something like that.
    Hashem has abundance and will pay you back many times.

    Pinny Levitin!!!
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    Pinny Levitin!!!

    He is the most dedicated and caring person I have ever met! He changed my life.

    obsessed
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    obsessed

    go nisson goldman!!! nice photos

    amazing summer program
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    amazing summer program

    they do a road trip,and visit many places, join chabad houses for shabbosim and have a wonderful nature trip.

    new update from Rabbi Perlman
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    new update from Rabbi Perlman

    Cabin overnite trip arranged by terrific shluchim, for those boys who have put in extra effort.
    New programs after Pesach like photography, tae kwan do and business mentoring program
    Summer with Tzvi Freeman as well as 5 week traveling camp for those who enjoy outdoor, hiking, boating etc.
    Shabbatons with shluchim in Northwestern USA

    Nachas for the rebbe.
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    Nachas for the rebbe.

    Wilkes-barre is and will be a model yeshivah for many years to come.Yasher Koach R’ Uri and R’ Pinye, Yossi and Mendel.

    too true
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    too true

    this is awsome

    typical yeshiva?
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    typical yeshiva?

    that was already prescribed 100 years ago by the rebbe rashab

    oh you know!!
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    oh you know!!

    thats right schneur chein!
    he kicks tuches!!!

    a real dimond
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    a real dimond

    Uri Perelman is unusual and unique in his love respect for each boy and Pinny Levitin, is a real life model of a chossid and ohev yisroel. Wilkes is the real deal in education.

    to 15 and 21
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    to 15 and 21

    im in, who wants to start helping

    Yosef Peysin!
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    Yosef Peysin!

    You rock but the pin has got to go

     how would you feel?
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    how would you feel?

    ok, this is an amazing place with devoted and caring staff and i’m a huge fan. i am slightly annoyed at the tone of this article as it is a bit condescending. why re we writing that these boys “are struggling with their Yiddishkeit, or with the “system”, or with themselves”. even if it may be true, not each is true for all,and we should be more sensitive. maybe they have a hard time sitting for ten hours a day. or maybe they had a very negative experience in yeshiva….its not always important to go into details. maybe consider revising… Read more »

    Amazing Yeshiva
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    Amazing Yeshiva

    All Hanholes should learn from this ‘gem’ Keep up the great work!!

    you give good advice about being sensitive
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    you give good advice about being sensitive

    please take perek lamed and review it, so you can be sensitive to the one who wrote the article.
    we must not ask to see what we want to see, but what is truth and we need to focus on being caring to what others write.

    go ay
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    go ay

    yeh whoo you rock
    \enjoy it to its fullest
    sm

    Wandering*?
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    Wandering*?

    Go wilkes-barre!

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