Our mission at the Yeshiva of Greater Washington–Tiferes Gedaliah is to root each student in Torah, plant a passion for learning, and prepare them for life.

Quick Facts

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  • 1963

    Yeshiva High School was founded
  • 6:1

    Student/Teacher Ratio
  • 100%

    College Matriculation
  • 60

    Years of Serving the Greater Washington Community

About Us

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  • Who We Are

    “YGW has been an incredible experience for our son. He has a genuine relationship with the staff and has grown in his Torah learning and academic studies. He is building lasting relationship with the staff and students that will carry him through life.” —Rebecca and Max Masinter 


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  • Where They Are

    “The dual curriculum at the Yeshiva prepared me for the rigors of Medical School while creating a strong Jewish foundation that has kept me connected to my Jewish learning and community despite my demanding schedule.” Dr. Sheemon Zackai  

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The Yeshiva of Greater Washington – Tiferes Gedaliah (YGW) strives for academic excellence in both Judaic and General Studies. Our founding mission has been proudly upheld for almost sixty years: We aim to provide every student with an environment conducive to spiritual growth, academic achievement, and personal development. Featuring a warm and nurturing atmosphere for faculty and students, YGW seeks to create a robust learning community characterized by caring, trust, and respect.

Find Us

Girls Campus  |  Administrative Division
2010 Linden Lane
Silver Spring, MD, 20910
Phone: (301) 962-5111

Boys Campus | Yeshiva Gedolah/Kollel
1216 Arcola Avenue
Silver Spring, MD, 20902
Phone: (301) 649-7077


The Yeshiva of Greater Washington-Tiferes Gedaliah (YGW) is a community-based school on two campuses in Silver Spring, Maryland. We have separate Boys and Girls Middle and High School Programs; a Yeshivah Gedolah/College Program; a Kollel; and community-wide programming. YGW emphasizes the primacy of Torah while providing exceptional general studies instruction. Our students graduate with the passion, preparation, and priorities necessary for life, as well as a healthy sense of self and community.