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Open the Otzar

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Jews are truly the “People of the Book.” In honor of Kabbalas haTorah, let’s explore some special otzros where Torah is treasured in a grandiose way.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Combine eight major primary locations, another eight smaller batei medrashim, 6,800 talmidim learning every masechta in Shas simultaneously, and over 500,000 seforim. How does anyone coordinate that? It takes a team of over 100 yungeleit, two computer techs, two bookbinders, and one indefatigable Rabbi Binyomin Spiegel. It also takes ongoing dedication, thought, talent, time, and systems. Lots of systems. Put it all together and you have one of the most organized, impressive otzros in one of the largest yeshivos in the world: Welcome to the Otzar at Beth Medrash Govoha (BMG) of Lakewood.

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