Rabbi Mordechai Altusky
Segan Rosh Yeshiva

Born on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, NY, Rabbi Altusky moved to Eretz Yisrael at the age of 11 years old. Until the age of 21, he learned under the guidance of his illustrious grandfather, Maran Hagaon Harav Chaim Pinchas Scheinberg זצוק''ל and his legendary father, Rabbeinu Hagaon Harav Chaim Dov Altusky זצוק''ל . After marrying the daughter of Rabbi Abba Berman, Rosh Yeshiva of Iyun Hatalmud, he continued to give a shiur in his Yeshiva. In 2006, he returned to Yeshivas Torah Ore to assume the position of Rosh Yeshiva of the Chutz La’Aretz Division. He has the rare ability to articulate Torah learning with wit, humor and analytical brilliance. In addition to his Torah erudition, he is known for his warmth and concern for his talmidim. His exemplary passion for Torah creates an indelible impression not only on his students, but on all those who encounter him.