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The Yeshiva in Mount Cobb is a branch of the Bais Menachem Yeshiva in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, located in a beautiful mountain setting, roughly 30 miles north of Wilkes-Barre. We are an alternative-style Yeshiva geared for boys, ages 14-16.

Bais Menachem is a very unique Jewish institution. We have made it our mission to help those young men who have found it difficult to succeed in the traditional Yeshiva setting. Whether due to academic challenges, or an inability to concentrate in the classroom, social issues at home or school, lack of motivation, a distant feeling culturally, or a diminishing interest in religious values. אין אדם עובר עבירה אלא אם כן נכנס בו רוח שטות Our belief is that all students want to do what is good. It’s only an external challenge that is throwing them off balance. We seek to clearly identify any problems that may be impeding progress, and find a wholesome solutions so that our students will rise above their challenges and flourish.

We believe that our effectiveness in this area is a result of our focus on each student as an individual, catering to his specific interests and abilities. For this reason our classes generally number five students or fewer. Every attempt is made to ensure that learning is made interesting, relevant, and personal.

Our Yeshivah is located in quiet Mount Cobb, PA, at the foot of the picturesque Pocono Mountains. We are away from the hustle and bustle of the city life and enable students to really lock in, and focus on all that is being offered. Each day we provide time for recreation to allow our students to unwind. Exciting trips and outings are scheduled several times a month as rewards for achievement and effort. Professional counseling is available when necessary for those who request it or would benefit from it.

We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our commitment to our motto: Raising the standard of our future.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Rabbi Uri Perlman, director, at 570-239-4348 /, or Rabbi Yossi Goodman, principal, at 347-268-9961 /