Re: Yeshiva Mashgiach #general


Gurtler Family <gurtler@...>
 

If one can compare the Yeshiva to a modern college the mashgiach was a
combination Dean of Students and moral and academic guidance counselor.
David Gurtler
David and Tina Gurtler
3 Rechov Hametsuda
Yemin Moshe, Jerusalem
94114 Israel
gurtler@netvision.net.il

"Arnold Davidson" < arnoldbd@mindspring.com > wrote:

My grandfather, Rav Avraham Ber PEKER, was a mashgiach at the Lomza
Yeshiva in the early part of the 20th century. I know that in general
usage, a mashgiach is a monitor or supervisor. Can someone tell me what
would be a good translation of mashgiach in the sense it was used in a
rabbinic yeshiva of that era. What were the duties of a mashgiach?

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