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Coordinates: 40°42′50.24″N 73°59′28.45″W / 40.7139556°N 73.9912361°W / 40.7139556; -73.9912361 Mesivtha Tifereth Jerusalem, (Mesivta Tiferes Yerushalayim) is one of the oldest existent yeshivot in New York City, and is renowned for being the institution led by Rabbi Moshe Feinstein.

Location

The yeshiva has two campuses. The older campus is located on 145 East Broadway, in New York City. The dean is currently Rabbi Dovid Feinstein. The residence hall-dormitory, also known as the Yeshiva of Staten Island, is under the auspices of Rabbi Reuven Feinstein and is located at 1870 Drumgoole Road East, in Staten Island, NY.

History

Founded in 1907 at 87 Eldridge Street, the Talmud Torah Tifereth Jerusalem grew quickly. First moving to 115 Hester Street, then 240 Madison, then 13 Montgomery Street, the yeshiva finally settled in two adjacent lots on 145 and 147 East Broadway. The current structure was built in 1912.

A high school was established in 1929.

Sources

A History of the Mesivtha Tifereth Jerusalem—as found in the institution's calendar, distributed annually.


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