Sukkos Holiday Program

Sukkos 2019 at the Jerusalem Gardens Hotel


Rabbi Yizchok Adler

Rabbi Yitzchok Adler is presently the Rosh Kollel of Kollel Zichron Yaakov in Monsey, NY and the Rav of Kehillas Zichron Yaakov. He received semicha, Yoreh Yoreh and Yadin Yadin from Rabbi Moshe Feinstein zt”l. He has been a rebbe for over 35 years with a special interest in Lomdus, substructural Talmudic analysis. Rabbi Adler has published numerous seforim among which is Iyun BeLomdus. He is often a guest lecturer and has a tape series entitled “Perspectives on Halacha and Hashkafa.” Rabbi Adler earned his PH.D. in Philosophy from New York University in 1975.

Rabbi Gavriel Friedman

Originally from New York, Rabbi Friedman has spent the last 15 years studying and teaching throughout Jerusalem. He is currently teaching at Aish HaTorah Jerusalem, and is a featured speaker for the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Program. He has lectured across the U.S. and the world, including South Africa, Europe, Canada, Costa Rica, Panama and Mexico. Rabbi Friedman inspires men, women, and children across the Jewish spectrum, presenting Torah concepts in an intriguing yet entertaining fashion. Rabbi Friedman currently resides in Yerushalayim with his wife and children.

Rabbi Chanan Gordon

Rabbi Chanan Gordon

Rabbi Chanan (Antony) Gordon has become one of the most sought after presenters/lecturers by a wide range of organizations. From his days as a stand-up comic in Johannesburg, South Africa, to organizing a major music concert while a student at Harvard Law School, to representing (as a wealth manager and business manager) some of the most prominent athletes and celebrities in the world, Rabbi Gordon’s life experiences are unique.

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Mrs. Tirtza Jotkowitz

Mrs. Tirtza Jotkowitz, Esq. has been practicing, lecturing writing and consulting worldwide in the area of Halachic Estate Planning for the past 20 years. She and her husband made Aliyah in September 2010 and reside in Jerusalem, City Center, where she continues these activities. She can be reached @ (845) 425-8871 or 052-509-3356.

Rabbi Zev Leff

Rabbi Leff, a close talmid of Rav Mordechai Gifter, zt”l, was the rav of the Young Israel of Greater Miami for nine years. In 1983, he made Aliyah and became the rav and morah d’asra (leader of the community) of Moshav Matityahu, a community located in central Israel. Today, in addition to his communal duties, Rabbi Leff is also rosh yeshivah of Yeshiva Gedolah Matisyahu, and oversees the 20-member kollel on the Moshav. Additionally, he teaches a group of unaffiliated Israelis who live near Moshav Matityahu and lectures at several leading Israeli yeshivot, seminaries and institutions, including the Orthodox Union’s Israel Center. He is a featured speaker at the conventions of the Orthodox Union, Agudath Israel and Torah Umesorah.

Rabbi Dovid Orlofsky

Rabbi Dovid Orlofsky was raised on Long Island New York, the quietest of six boys. He learnt in Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim and Yeshiva Heichal Hatorah. He received his semicha in 1983 by HaRav Avraham Kopshitz zt”l, former Rav of Neve Zvi. He made aliyah with his family in 1988 and served as the mashgiach ruchani in Yeshiva Ohr Dovid for five years. He has taught in the Discovery Seminar, Aish Hatorah Fellowships and Yeshiva Ohr Somayach and is currently on the staff of Darchei Binah Seminary and Neve Yerushalayim College for Women as well as other yeshivos and seminaries. He has lectured for almost twenty years in the Ohr LaGolah Rabbinical training institute. Rabbi Orlofsky is a popular lecturer internationally where his combination of humor, novel insights and inspiration touch the lives of thousands. Rabbi Orlofsky appears regularly on radio programs in Israel and his articles have been published regularly, including several years as the chinuch columnist in the Hamodiah.

Rabbi Yehudah Silver

Rabbi Yehudah Silver is a lecturer of international fame. Originally from Chicago, Illinois he studied under Rabbi Eliyahu Lopian and Rav Elya Mishkovsky in Kfar Chasidim and Rabbi Yitzchok Hutner of Yeshivas Chaim Berlin and Kollel Gur Aryeh, all of blessed memory. Rabbi Silver served as the principal of two Jewish Day Schools in the United States before moving to Israel where he was the Director of Outreach Programing in Aish Hatorah in Jerusalem. It was where he founded the Discovery Seminar based on the world famous Arachim Seminar. He later brought the seminar to the UK and worked for Project Seed for ten years and was the superintendent of the Jewish Secondary Schools
Movement in London. He then returned to the States where he served as the rabbi of the Young Israel of Memphis and the Director of The Center For Jewish Awareness in Memphis Tennessee and senior lecturer for Gateways. Rabbi Silver returned to Israel in 2009 where he teaches in Ateres B’nos Yerushalyim. He lectures extensively in both English and Hebrew throughout North America, Israel, Europe and South Africa. He now resides in Ramat Beit Shemesh, Israel.

Rabbi Tzaddok Shmuel Suchard

Rabbi Tzaddok Shmuel Suchard, a prolific talmid of Rav Mordechai Gifter, zt”l, is a Dayan of the Beth Din of Johannesburg and for the past 36 years has been the spiritual head of the Beth Hamedrash Hagadol, Sandton – one of the fastest growing communities in South Africa.

Rabbi Suchard was born and educated in South Africa, and was one of the first minyan of students at Yeshiva College. He spent 11 years in Telshe Yeshiva, as a student and then as a Rebbe. Receiving a call from South Africa, he returned as a senior lecturer at Yeshiva College and also was the founding Dean of Menora Girls High.

His important works include “Inspire Your Soul” and “The Jewish Laws of Inheritance and The Correct Wording For A Document Of Gift” all of which carry approbations from the Rosh Yeshivah. In Rabbi Suchard’s sefer on inheritance, he brings important rulings of Rav Gifter, zt”l.

Mordechai Suchard 2019

Rabbi Mordechai Suchard

Rabbi Suchard is the son of a Rav and Dayan on the prestigious Johannesburg Beis Din. He studied in Telshe, Cleveland and Ponevizh, Israel, and received semichah from the Chief Rabbi and Av Beth Din of Jerusalem, Rabbi Kulitz. For the past 20 years, Rabbi Suchard has devoted his time to building Gateways into a premier education powerhouse that engages collegiates, young adults, families, singles and Russian immigrants in the United States and abroad to nurture and sustain Jewish identity, strengthen their connection to Israel, and make informed decisions about their Jewish future.

Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb

Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb (born 1940) is an ordained rabbi, a qualified psychotherapist and the Executive Vice President Emeritus of the Orthodox Union, the largest Orthodox Jewish organisation in North America; a position he has held since 2002.

Special Introductory Prices

Includes all Yom Tov Meals and Breakfast and Dinner on Chol Hamoed


Price Per Couple, 13 Days/12 Nights
Oct 11-23, 2019

$240 Yom Kippur

Price per couple
October 8-9, 2019

$100 Motzei Yom Kippur

Price Per Couple
October 9-10, 2019

$168 Additional Nights

Per Couple bb


Certified Kosher by the O-U Glatt Mehadrin  & Jerusalem Rabbanut Mehadrin all year round.


Daf HaYomi

Shiurim B’Iyun

Open Bais HaMedrash


Day Camp

Convenient Location

Hotel is next to light rail and convenient to all Jerusalem attractions


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