Vaad Chizuk

Vaad Chizuk was founded in 2005 by the Mashgiach Harav Shlomo Wolbe z”l guided by Maran Harav Ahron Leib Shteinman, Harav Michel Yehuda Lefkowitz and Harav Nosson Tzvi Finkel zt”l.

With the Haskamah and constant direction of Harav Yehoshua Eichenstein, Rosh Vaad Chizuk, Harav Moshe Hillel Hirsch, Harav Elya Brudny and Harav Esriel Erlanger Shlit”a.

In Short:

  • Vaad Chizuk’s goal is to provide much needed encouragement, guidance and assistance for our mainstream Yeshiva Bochurim. Vaad Chizuk is an address to turn to for all the Yeshiva Bochur’s challenges; physical, spiritual or emotional.
  • Vaad Chizuk has trained over 600 Avreichim to understand and guide Yeshiva Bochurim. These Avreichim are stationed in most Yeshivos in Yerushalayim.
  • Vaad Chizuk provides anonymous phone and email assistance to English speaking Bnei Torah.
  • Vaad Chizuk provides personal one-on-one counseling by trained and caring Yungerleit, and refers to professional therapists and psychiatrists when necessary.
  • Vaad Chizuk organizes major public Hadracha and Chizuk events in Yerushalayim several times a year, attended by thousands of Yeshiva Bochurim.

To reach us 9-11pm Israel time:

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Our US tax exempt acct: A.F.I.T.E. (American Friends of the institute For Torah Ethics)

US mail address: 1845 52nd St. suite 9, Brooklyn, NY 11204

Israel acct name: Ohr Shlomo, Israel mail address: POB 27660, Yerushalayim

UK please make donations via Achisomoch to Ohr Shlomo

Vaad Chizuk Director, Rabbi Eliezer Wolbe


Vaad Chizuk Co-director, Rabbi Yona Emanuel, addressing a Kennes


Vaad Chizuk Kennes


The Rosh Yeshiva and Rosh Vaad Chizuk Harav Yehoshua Eichenstein with Rabbi Eliezer Wolbe at Moron Harav Ahron Leib Shteinman zt”l