Money and Shidduchim: What Every Bochur Needs to Know

With an evening for bochurim dedicated to the doubly important topic of “Money and Shidduchim,” Mesila attracted a standing-room only crowd of 200 English speaking yeshiva students in Yerushalayim who showed genuine interest in planning for their future. The program began with Mesila lecturer Rav Lazer Carmel, who discussed looking – or not looking – […]

A Super(market) Partnership

Shoppers at branches of the “Netiv Hahesed” discount supermarket chain are not only saving on their purchases – they’re learning about the Mesila way of life.  A purchase of NIS 150 or more entitles customers to enter a raffle that will award 30 winning participants with free participation in a Mesila financial literacy workshop. Two […]

Purim: Fun and Finances

What’s the secret to coping with the expenses of the Purim-Pesach season? Mesila presented its approach to holiday expenses at an English language pre-Purim melave malka for Neshei Neve Yaakov called “The Money Maze: Mishloach Manos, Matzah, Making it Through with Mesila.  After a lecture by Rabbi Yaakov Minkus about “Sasson v’Simcha All Year Long,” […]

Rabbi Benji Landau Takes Helm of Mesila UK

Rabbi Benji Landau of Edgware, London has recently taken the helm of Mesila UK. Benji grew up in London and received a degree in business studies there, followed by several years of learning in Israel. After gaining smicha, he returned to England and worked in the rabbinate. Benji lives in Edgware with his wife, Aviva, […]