This past Sunday, Heichal Halimud Beis Michoel opened its doors for learning at 3:45 pm. The excitement for the new location was palpable as visitors came. Many were happy that an additional location was added to Yagdil Torah. As is the nature of the Heichal Halimud, it is a convenient and conducive place for Torah learning that is fully stocked with seforim. Including a vast English and children seforim library Although we advertised that there would be a Mincha and Maariv minyan, there are no current minyanim.
Currently, the location will be open 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The exception to this will be from a little bit before shkia until a few hours later. For this week, that time will be from 4:15 – 9 pm. For future updates, please join our email list by visiting YagdilTorah.org.
The Heichal is located at 1475 President – entrance from Albany at gate before alley and is open from 6AM – 2AM 365 days a year – aside for the times mentioned.
Yagdil Torah has released the following statement:
We wish to inform that we asked a Shala before leasing this place and we were told to lease it and keep it open at all hours with certain conditions- and we still aren’t!
Deciding to close our doors during a large portion of prime time for learning was a painful decision that will probably cause our Mosed damage. However, we did it for the time being because we assumed it is important for the community and will study if further. In the long run, the way we can determine how important this is to the community is when we see if people acknowledge what we have done through supporting our work in a significant way. Not only support due to the majority of families in Crown Heights and thousands beyond who have benefited from our work, but also to balance out the damage we are absorbing. In this way, we can “count votes” on our actions.
Donations can be made at yagdiltorah.org or via (347) 223-5943