How can you make innovations in a yeshivah when the goal is to continue a long mesorah? Did Lakewood have a thriving Jewish nightlife before the yeshivah settled there?
In this episode, Yisroel Besser talks with Rabbi Aaron Kotler about the unique position that Rabbi Kotler took in Beis Medrash Govoha, and who he looked to as his inspiration when he grew the yeshivah to what it is today. They dispel the myth about why his illustrious grandfather, Rav Aharon, chose Lakewood to begin with and discuss what Rav Aharon might think about today’s Lakewood.
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