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At the Forefront of Torah & Secular Education

Established in 1953, YRITEA has grown to be the largest Orthodox elementary Day School outside the New York Metropolitan area currently teaching over 1,000 boys and girls. Offering an extensive Hebrew studies program and fully accredited general studies program, YRITEA is at the forefront of providing quality and superior education to our students with many of our graduates achieving successes in both the worlds of Limud HaTorah and business.

But more than an education, YRITEA teaches a “Derech Hachayim,” a way of life which has inspired generations of Bnei Torah who are committed to the ideals and morals learned at YRITEA and cultivated by our dedicated Rabbeim, Moros, and teachers.

Rabbi Yechiel Yehuda Isacsohn

Built on a Legacy of Excellence

When Rabbi Yechiel Yehuda Isacsohn, a Holocaust survivor and immigrant, needed to move to Los Angeles for health reasons in 1955, he did so with a heavy heart due to the lack of a Torah day school which upheld the standards of Torah, middos, and ethics he wanted for his own daughter.  Rav Isacsohn, who was fondly known as the “Immigrant Rabbi”, thus began his mission to bring a school that could parallel those of the East Coast and which would personify those yeshivas lost in the alter heim.

Through many obstacles including lack of funding, a damaging fire, being displaced several times and Rav Isachsohn’s own failing health, the Yeshiva grew to what it is today, a beautiful campus with five separate buildings which house the Yeshiva’s five divisions ranging from Early Childhood through Junior High school.

Today, the Yeshiva continues the legacy of Rav Isacsohn in providing Los Angeles youth, with not just a quality education but a foundation built on Yiddishkeit, Torah and middos.

Calendar

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    Last Day of School

    June 17

    12:00 pm Dismissal

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“Teaching is not about numbers and facts, it’s about reaching the hearts and minds of our students, impacting and building the next generations, and passing on the torch of our mesorah.”

Rabbi Yakov Krause

Mazel Tov!

Rabbi and Mrs. Yehuda Kraft
on the birth of a baby girl!
Mrs. Chany Stern
Marriage of a grandson
Malkiel Abady
on his bar mitzvah!
Rabbi and Mrs. Moshe Abady
Rabbi and Mrs. Yitzchock Altusky
Birth of a granddaughter
Dovid Dotan
on his bar mitzvah!
Mazel Tov to his parents Mr. and Mrs. Amir Dotan
Avraham Yeshaya Friedman and Kallah
on their engagement!
Mazel Tov to his parents Rabbi and Mrs. David Friedman
Mr. and Mrs. Yosef Freedman
on the birth of a baby girl!
Mazel Tov to the Grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Manny Saltiel
Mr. and Mrs. Hamid Kohanbash
Birth of a grandson
Malka Shira Pivo and Chosson
on their marriage!
Mazel Tov to her parents Dr. and Mrs. Pivo
Mr. and Mrs. Yossie Winter
on the birth of a baby boy!
Mazel Tov to the Grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Winter
Mr. and Mrs. Yosef Haim Mechaly-Cohen
on the birth of a baby girl!
Rabbi and Mrs. Sholom Ginsberg
Birth of a great granddaughter
Shlomo Mahpari and Kallah
on their marriage!
Mazel Tov to his parents Rabbbi and Mrs. Shimon Mahpari
Yaakov Margolies
on his bar mitzvah!
Mazel Tov to his parents Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Margolies
Simcha Tomasewski
on his bar mitzvah!
Mazel Tov to his parents Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Tomasewski
Rabbi and Mrs. Chaim Trainer
Birth of a grandson

The right tools can set your child up for success

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    Junior High Girl’s Supply List
    Junior High Boy’s Supply List
    Elementary Girl’s Supply List
    Elementary Boy’s Supply List

    How You Can Help

    Yeshiva Rav Isacsohn Toras Emes depends on the support of their parent body to continue providing excellence in education and child development. Please help us in any way you can through a general donation or from one of our three programs.
    CALL THE BUSINESS OFFICE FOR QUESTIONS  323.549.3180

    Merchants Accepting Yeshiva Scrip

    *Vendors with an asterisk give 5% when you write your check to YRI-TEA SCRIP

    • Ariel Glatt Kosher Market* 323-964-9438
    • Cambridge Farms* 818-506-6661
    • Elat Market 310-659-7070
    • Encino Glatt Market* 818-343-7900
    • Fairfax Fishery 323-653-6333
    • For Kids Only* 323-650-4885
    • Glatt Mart* 310-289-6888
    • La Brea Kosher Market 323-931-1221
    • Le Market 818-763-5223
    • Livonia Glatt Market* 310-271-4343
    • Memories ‘N More 323-930-1764
    • Pico Glatt Market* 310-785-0904
    • Ram’s Judaica Wholesale 310-801-6954
    • Super Sal’s Market* 818-906-2815
    • Three Amigos Produce 323-951-9167
    • Western Kosher Fairfax 323-655-8870
    • Western Kosher Pico 323-933-8283

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    Our Locations

    The yeshiva is proud to have a beautiful campus with facilities dedicated to each of our five divisions.
    For your division, please contact us at the information below.

    Early Childhood
    636 North La Brea AvenueLos Angeles, CA 90036
    323.549.3165
    Boys Elementary
    540 North La Brea Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90036
    323.549.3170
    Girls Elementary
    555 North La Brea Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90036
    323.549.3186
    Boys Junior High
    7011 Clinton Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90036
    323.549.3176
    Girls Junior High
    529 North La Brea Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90036
    323.549.3106

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