Additional Campus Locations
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The Beit Midrash (study hall) is the focal point and "crowning
jewel" of The Howard P. Ronson Family Genesis Center Campus.
A majestic space for Torah study and Tefillah that resonates
with "Kavod HaTorah", the Beit Midrash is the center
of activity in Yeshiva, and is a comfortable, inviting home for
With tall, domed ceilings, exquisite stained glass windows, and stunning panoramic views of the valley below, our air conditioned Beit Midrash houses a full array of essential sefarim, on topics ranging from Nach, Chumash, Talmud Bavli and Yerushalmi, Rishonim and Achronim, Machshava, Musar, Tanach, and Halachah. Each student choses their own makom for davening and learning, and are provided with shelf space and individual cabinets to store Tefillin, sefarim and notebooks.
Beit Midrash Stained Glass Windows
By Judaic Artist, Barak Uranovsky
The Shabbat: Sanctity of Time
To the right are symbols of the seven days of creation, commemorated on the Eve of Shabbat. Matan Torah- the Revelation at Mount Sinai, which took place on Shabbat morning, is symbolized by the Luchot and fire on the mountain. On the far left is the Mizbe'ach (altar) representing the Mussaf service. The Siddur and Talit represent the eschatological prayer of Mincha.
Kibbutz Galuyot: Journey of a people
Harps hung in windows evoke the rivers of Babylon. In the center hovers the imperial Roman eagle (or "on wings of eagles"); a ship representing the Spanish Expulsion of 1492 sails to the right. The yellow star with barbed wire forms the foundation of the American bridge leading to Jerusalem.
The Torah: All of Wisdom
In the center, the revelation of the Torah Shebichtav (Written Law) at Sinai; the Oral Law, the Mishna is put to scroll on the right. On the left is a Gemarah with the Vilna edition title page and the classic commentaries such as Rashi. Hovering above are the mystical spheres of the Kabbala and the atomic structure; for all knowledge is embraced by Torah.
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In the center are the Priests’ hands cloaked by a talit, raised in Aharon HaKohen’s threefold blessing. Behind is the gold and marble fa?ade of the Second Temple, with the Holy Ark and Shulchan (showbread table) on the right, and the Mizbe'ach HaKetoret (incense altar) and seven branched Menorah to the left.
The Bender Family Library
The Bender Family Library houses thousands of classic
and contemporary Sefarim, covering the entire spectrum of
Jewish life, law and study. The library includes an extensive selection
of English Judaica, with hundreds of titles relating to Talmud, Torah & commentary;
Halacha, Zionism, Mysticism, Chasidut, History, Philosophy and Biography. New
titles and current Journals are added to the Library regularly. The
Bender Family Library also includes hundreds of digital
(MP3) audio shiurim as well as Torah tapes and
compact disks featuring a broad range of speakers and topics.
Enjoy a Virtual Tour of The Bender Family Library
The Joseph Alexander Foundation Auditorium
Fully equipt with a state of the art sound system and drop-down projection screen for audio-visual presentations, The Joseph Alexander Foundation Auditorium is perfect for hosting lectures, seminars, guest speakers and special events. Carpeted with large windows and comfortable chairs and desks, it is an oft used room for learning and special programming.
A full service kitchen and dining room. Reishit employs
two chefs whose jobs are to assure that the students are eating delicious
and healthy meals. With few exceptions, breakfast and lunch are dairy
meals while dinner is a meat meal.
Enjoy a Virtual Tour of our Dining Room
Completed in Spring 2008, The Howard P. Ronson Family Sports Hall is a state of the art indoor gym. With a regulation size basketball court, four additional retractable fiberglass pro-backboards and hoops, the gym features a rubberized, professional indoor sports floor that is also marked for tennis, hockey and volleyball use.
At over thirty feet tall, the fully air-conditioned Sports Hall contains spectator bleachers, digitized scoreboard and changing room.
and airy dormitory is comfortable and spacious. Suites
are spread out on three floors, with an atrium on the ground level,
and large skylights at the top. Each suite is comprised of
two rooms shared by four students, complete with private bathrooms
and showers, a refrigerator and storage area. Each student
has their own lockable closet, desk area and shelf space, with
ample room for clothing and personal items. A Laundry Room is
conveniently located on the bottom floor of the dormitory, and
is outfitted with washing machines, dryers, an ironing board
Enjoy a Virtual Tour of a Dormitory Room
A healthy mind is balanced by a healthy body, and students are encouraged to make use of our regulation size, full-court basketball court, playing field as well as the tennis and hockey court. Through the generosity of The Fiedler Family Basketball Program students enjoy intramural sports and have the opportunity to host local under-privileged youth for special activities and sports programs.
Our newly constructed, spacious, air-conditioned and fully equipped workout room provides students with a comfortable and professional exercise gym. The work-out room is complete with cardiovascular, aerobic and weight-lifting machines, as well as a wide range of free weights.
Moadon / Student Lounge
Located on the ground level of the dormitory, our student lounge features ping pong and foosball tables, vending machines, microwave ovens, and an ice coffee/ slushie machine, making it a great place to relax or grab a quick snack.
For those students who are musically inclined - or want to be! - we maintain a full music room complete with a professional sound system and mixing board, a drum set, microphones and guitar amps- perfect for practice, jamming or learning a new instrument.
Our computer room provides students with a comfortable area with Internet access for students to check e-mail, news and sports during their free time, assuring them that their family, friends and favorite teams are only a few short clicks a way.
The safety and security of our students is of paramount importance. Our campus is fully gated and under the 24/7 supervision of an armed security guard. An advanced surveillance system comprised of close to thirty digital video cameras throughout the campus keeps a watchful "eye" on both the interior and perimeter of the campus. The video surveillance monitors and security portal are centrally located and manned at the front desk. The electric gates are operated by keypad code and monitored at the security desk.