About Us

Kollel Beth HaTalmud Yehudah Fishman Institute was founded in 1981, and was the first overseas community Kollel established by the Lakewood Yeshiva under the direction of the legendary Torah leaders, Rabbi Shneur Kotler and Rabbi Nosson Wachtfogel zt’l.

The Kollel consists of a core group of

The Kollel is also an educational resource for the Australian community for Jews of all backgrounds, ages and level of observance. Through innovative programmes and classes, our goal is to help Jews connect to their rich spiritual heritage, by providing a positive Torah learning experience.

Please consider joining one of our programs. We are confident that you will find it spiritually uplifting, as well as an enjoyable experience.

Seen here are the founding members of the Kollel on the arrival in Australia, circa 1980

The Rosh Kollel Rabbi B Z Wurzburger giving Shiur in the old Beis HaMedrash some 30 years ago

scholars who are engaged in full-time study at an advanced level, who, upon graduation assume leadership positions in the Jewish community, throughout Australia as well as abroad.

The Beis Hamedrash in full swing now. (August 2016)

The newly built Beis HaMedrash extension was completed in the late '80s 

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Phone: (Office) (+61 3) 9527 6156

Phone: (Beis Medrash) (+ 61 3) 9527 5089

Fax: (+61 3) 9527 8034