Many yeshivos are designed to produce run-of-the-mill students who are taught to daven, learn and behave according to a uniform, average standard. In Kingston Mesivta, the focus is on raising individual bochurim who excel and are driven to succeed.
Many yeshivos today are designed to produce run-of-the-mill students. Students are taught to fit a mold; to daven, learn and behave according to a uniform, average standard. In Kingston Mesivta, however, the focus is on raising individual bochurim who excel and are personally driven to succeed.
“Our yeshiva is designed for serious and motivated bochurim who are Yerei Shomayim and ready for a yeshiva learning,” explains Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Shimon Hellinger. “We give talmidim the tools, personal guidance, and confidence to maximize their potential and to master yeshiva learning.”
Now in its 6th year, the Mesivta is located in Kingston, PA, a quiet town conducive for learning without distractions. At the same time, the bochurim are not isolated, and benefit from interactions with the surrounding Anash community at learning programs and Shabbos meals.
In the Mesivta, the hanhala facilitates advanced learning and caters to the growth of each bochur. Smaller class sizes allow the hanhala to foster a warm connection with each talmid and focus on guiding ambitious young bochurim to become temimim.
“Visitors to the Mesivta are often amazed by the bochurim’s serious davening,” notes Mashpia Rabbi Yehudah Leib Aronson. “The bochurim daven bimesinus and with focus without any prompting. This is the result of a chinuch to be genuinely interested in growing.”
Bochurim’s personal interest in learning is especially apparent at the end of a zman which is typically a weak time in most yeshivos. Walking into the Kingston Mesivta, you will find bochurim learning with full interest just like in the middle of a zman.
“The success of a yeshiva is not about how the bochurim perform when compelled or rewarded,” Rabbi Hellinger notes, “but in their own genuine excitement and love for Torah. That’s why we encourage them to develop personal learning interests and set their own learning goals.”
Besides a full day of regular sedorim, guest maggidei shiurim and mashpiim are regularly invited to deliver extra shiurim and to farbreng with the bochurim.
The Kingston Mesivta is now opening registration for the 5784 Shnas Halimudim. Suitable applicants are welcome to apply at KingstonMesivta.org.