For the Yehudim There Was Light

As the name illuminates, Yeshivas Ohr Elchonon Chabad is anchored in and emanates Ohr, Light – as our sages teach, “Light is Torah.” Yeshivas Ohr Elchonon Chabad illuminates the world one Talmid at a time.

ליהודים היתה אורה
Esther 8:16

אורה זו תורה
Talmud Bavli, Megillah 16b

We recite it every Havdalah. It is sourced in the Megillah. It describes the spirit of the Jewish people. It captures the month(s) of Adar. It is who we are.

It is light. It is what the world needs. It is what our Torah, our Bochurim, our Yeshiva radiates into existence.

As our name illuminates, Yeshivas Ohr Elchonon Chabad is anchored in and emanates Ohr, Light. As our sages teach, Light is Torah. The tower of Torah, the lighthouse of learning, the beacon of brilliance that is YOEC infuses every Bochur, every student with a joyous thirst for divine knowledge and heartwarming burn for Yiddishkeit.

Yeshivas Ohr Elchonon Chabad is a Migdal Ohr that, with every wick of wisdom and every spark of spirit, we illuminate our Bochurim by the light of Torah as it is illuminated by Chassidus.

Every candle requires one thing: fuel. Without fuel, we cannot be the Ohr we have to be for our students. This is why we have ignited Our Ohr campaign.

In this month of joy, of increase, of celebration—especially this year, a leap year, where there is a double measure of everything—we invite you to give light by partnering with us in our annual Charidy Campaign.

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