A kolel (or kollel - Hebrew: כולל‎‎, a "gathering" or "collection" of scholars) is an institute for full-time, advanced study of the Talmud and rabbinic literature. Like a yeshiva, a kollel features shiurim (lectures) and learning sedarim (learning sessions); unlike a yeshiva, the student body of a Kolel are virtually all married men. Kolels generally pay a regular monthly stipend to their members. Kolelim are alive and thriving today in Israel and the Diaspora.

Located in Ramat Bet Shemesh, Israel, Kollel Bet Zvi is a unique study program for working people who dedicate part of their day to Torah Study. It was founded in 2000 by Rav Akiva Teichtal, and is partnered with the Ahavat Shalom community. Bet Zvi is named after Mr. Zvi Weisfogel (of Gibraltar).
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delving in...

delving in...

UK born Rabbi Yossi Posen and student Alan

UK born Rabbi Yossi Posen and student Alan

different origins, one Torah....

different origins, one Torah....

Yaakov, Shmuel and the Torah

Yaakov, Shmuel and the Torah

Rabbi Cohen's group in their second successful semester!

Rabbi Cohen's group in their second successful semester!

Our newest student- Yaakov Tzin

The photographer with his Rebbe

Danny Cohen, originally from Canada

Rabbi Teichtal (Ashkenazi) with student Danny Cohen (Sepharadi) , studying Rav Ovadya Yosef's writing

Les Français

Torah with Tefilin

South African born Rabbi Sommer with his student Yehuda L. Merryl. They don't leave a stone unturned in their studies.

Let's have a good look at the holy words...

The New Wing

Ronen Shem-Tov is one of our new "recruits". A born Israeli, he feels at home among all the olim.

This is a unique shot, showing the inside and outside of the new wing.of our shul/kollel.

Part of our study hall is dedicated to our friends, the Cuby family.

We dedicate our learning for the health, success etc.of loved ones.

A partial group photo of Bet Zvi's amazing morning staff and students

Howzit? Two of our SA people.. (Rav Sommer and Yosef Melamed)