Rav Yisroel Mayer Kagan ZT"L (The Chofetz Chaim) founded the Yeshiva in 1864.
Until his passing in 1933, the Chofetz Chaim was recognized worldwide as the leader of
Yisroel (World Jewry). He spread his message of Torah teachings through proclamations,
lectures and through the publishing of his twenty-one books on the laws of daily living,
charity, kindness, and careful speech (Refraining from Loshon Horah (gossip) etc.).
The Chofetz Chaim chose his son-in-law Rav Mendel Zaks Zt"l as Rosh HaYeshiva in
Radin. Upon Arriving to the US during WWII, Rav Zaks, known as Radiner Rosh
Hayeshiva gathered his surviving talmidim and restarted the Yeshiva and Kollel Kodshim
in New York with his son Rav Gershon Zaks the Rosh Hayeshiva Zt"l.
It is now over seventy years since the Yeshiva has been driven out from Radin and
Chofetz Chaim continues on the path set out by its founding father as a bright, guiding
beacon of light in these dark, confusing and turbulent times. In addition to our primary
mission to deliver unparalleled quality in Torah education, the Yeshiva is a center of
kindness, charity and assistance to those in need.
The Yeshiva has established a network for extensive communal assistance reaching
hundreds of families and individuals in their time of difficulty.
To learn more about our projects click on the CHESED Link above
The Yeshiva is under the leadership of our Roshei HaYeshiva
who are descendants of the Chofetz Chaim Zt"l
Horav Yisroel Mayer Zaks Shlit"a and Horav Aryeh Zev Zaks Shlit"a.
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