Baltimore, MD – June 20, 2023 – On Wednesday, June 7, 2023, Baltimore’s Yeshivas Mekor Chaim (YMC) held its inaugural commencement ceremony for its first graduating class. To mark this milestone day, staff, parents, students and their families gathered to share words of Torah, inspiration and appreciation.
Opening remarks were given by Rabbi Uri Grosberg, Menahel, who ended with a meaningful brachah to the graduates. Dani Carter, one of the graduates, shared poignant reflections highlighting the resiliency and bond formed by being the first YMC class during a pandemic. Rabbi Shmuel Silber, Dean, made a special presentation and expressed a tremendous hakaros hatov to Rabbi Elie Tuchman, the founding head of school. This was followed by an eloquent valedictorian address, given by Avi Friedman and inspirational closing remarks given by Rabbi Silber, after which all of the attendees gathered for a dessert reception in honor of the graduates.
The YMC administration, staff, board members and families wish a heartfelt mazal tov to the following YMC graduates and their families: Yaakov Abramson, Daniel Carter, Zev Charner, Avraham Friedman, Daniel Gunzberg, Zechariah Lerner, Isaac Reitberger, Jonathan Rosen, Avraham Schulman and Andrew Shindel. We wish you much hatzlacha next year in Eretz Yisrael and in all of your future endeavors!