Yeshivat Or Hatorah

  • Yeshivat Or Hatorah opened its doors to its first Freshman class in September of 1997.
  • It the eleven years since, the Yeshiva has grown into one of the elite Yeshiva High Schools in the Brooklyn Syrian Community.
  • In the past eleven years, the Yeshiva graduated eight classes and has watched their graduates become young pillars of the community.
  • There is a beautiful mix of students attending the Yeshiva as evident by their post graduate activities.
  • In the year after High School, approximately 30 percent of the graduates go to Israel to study, while the remainder attend College locally and enter the work force.
  • The Yeshiva is located in the heart of the community on Homecrest Avenue between Avenue U & V. In September 2003, the Yeshiva moved into their new extension.
  • The students now have under one roof a: Gym, Computer lab, Library, Classrooms, Bet Medrash and Dining Room.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Society of Hebrew Day Schools (NSHDS)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students163 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
Students by GradeYeshivat Or Hatorah Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio41:1
National avg.: 13:1

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