Kollel Ohr HaEmet
Great Neck’s Community Torah Learning Center

Kollel Ohr Haemet serves all members of the Great Neck Jewish community. Affiliated and non-affiliated Jews alike find their home in the Kollel, where they can learn Torah and grow spiritually. The Kollel’s constituents share the common goal of aiming for spiritual heights and are united in the effort to do so. This creates an atmosphere of friendship and camaraderie. The Kollel welcomes all who wish to participate in the various programs regardless of previous learning background.

The Kollel offers an array of programs for men and women including:

√ Daily Talmud classes
√ Weekly lectures regarding Jewish thought and belief
√ One-on-one private learning sessions
√ Teen and children’s learning programs
√ Marriage preparation for brides and grooms and Taharat HaMishpacha review courses
√ Guidance and counseling for men, women, and young adults

Classes cover the broad spectrum of Torah learning including
Chumash, Mishna, Gemara, Halachot, Hashkafa and Mussar.

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WEEKLY UPDATE: פרשת דברים

WEEKLY UPDATE: פרשת דברים

​This week פרשת דברים candle lighting is at 7:38 PM in Great Neck. Our SEED Program got off to a great start. Please come in at any time of day (or night) to study. Below is our Tisha Bav schedule for prayers and shiurim. Shabbat...

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Weekly Divrei Torah

By: R’ David Shaliehsaboo

Parashat Pinchas- World Peace

בַּיּוֹם הַשְּׁמִינִי עֲצֶרֶת תִּהְיֶה לָכֶם The eighth day shall be a time of  (work) restriction for you Sukkot is really a seven day holiday, but Hashem requested that we add an eighth day which we now call Shemini Atzeret. The Midrash explains that throughout...

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Parashat Balak- Hashem’s Protection

לֹא אוּכַל לַעֲבֹר אֶת פִּי ה’ אֱ-לֹהָי לַעֲשׂוֹת קְטַנָּה אוֹ גְדוֹלָה I cannot transgress the word of Hashem, my God, whether to do anything small or large. ‘מָה אֶקֹּב לֹא קַבֹּה אֵ-ל וּמָה אֶזְעֹם לֹא זָעַם ה How can I curse whom God has not cursed,...

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Parashat Chukat- Sacrificing For The Torah

…זֹאת הַתּוֹרָה אָדָם כִּי יָמוּת בְּאֹהֶל This is the law (literally: Torah). If one dies in a tent… The great Reish Lakish in Masechet Berachot learns from this passuk that Torah will attach itself to one who “kills himself for it.” He reads...

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Parashat Korach- The Dangers Of The Ego

וַיִּקַּח קֹרַח בֶּן יִצְהָר בֶּן קְהָת בֶּן לֵוִי וְדָתָן וַאֲבִירָם בְּנֵי אֱלִיאָב וְאוֹן בֶּן פֶּלֶת בְּנֵי רְאוּבֵן: וַיָּקֻמוּ לִפְנֵי משֶׁה וַאֲנָשִׁים מִבְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל חֲמִשִּׁים וּמָאתָיִם נְשִׂיאֵי עֵדָה קְרִאֵי מוֹעֵד אַנְשֵׁי שֵׁם Korah the son of...

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Parashat Shelach- Bias

אֶרֶץ אֹכֶלֶת יוֹשְׁבֶיהָ הִיא The land consumes its inhabitants The Jewish nation insisted on sending out spies to Eretz Yisrael to size it up before any attempt at conquest. Spies went out, and ten out of twelve of them returned with bad things to say about it, one...

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Parashat Beha’alotcha- Hashem’s Will

וּבְהַאֲרִיךְ הֶעָנָן עַל הַמִּשְׁכָּן יָמִים רַבִּים וְשָׁמְרוּ בְנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל אֶת מִשְׁמֶרֶת ה’ וְלֹא יִסָּעוּ When the cloud lingered over the Mishkan for many days, the B’nei Yisrael kept the charge of Hashem and did not travel. The first of many...

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Parashat Nasso- Your Belongings

וְאִישׁ אֶת קֳדָשָׁיו לוֹ יִהְיוּ אִישׁ אֲשֶׁר יִתֵּן לַכֹּהֵן לוֹ יִהְיֶה Everyone’s holy things shall belong to him; whatever a man gives to the Kohen shall be his. The Torah tells us about different “gifts” that are given to Kohanin in exchange...

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Shavuot- The Lessons Of The Torah

The Jewish calendar is not just a list of dates, it is a circle which we go around and repeat every year. Therefore, we place a lot of meaning on past events. Sukkot will always be a time of happiness, Pesach will always be a time during which we are susceptible to...

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Our Leadership

Harav Eliezer Ben-David

Harav Eliezer Ben-David

Founder | Ohr Haemet International

Rabbi Daniel Shaliehsaboo

Rabbi Daniel Shaliehsaboo

Rav | Rosh Kollel

Rabbi Simcha Sperling

Rabbi Simcha Sperling

Rosh Chabura

Rabbi Yitzhak Malka

Rabbi Yitzhak Malka

On Site Avrech

Rabbi Ben Kaniel

Rabbi Ben Kaniel

On Site Avrech