The completion of a maseches is an everyday occurrence
in the yeshiva world. But the completion of siyum of
Megillah, conducted by Reb Anshel Ronai was a very
special event, because the chosson hasimcha is a young
Jew from Budapest who completed the maseches in
Hungary, and held the siyum celebration in
The credit for this goes to the Moreshes organization,
founded by a group of native born Hungarian Jews now living
in Israel. Its purpose is to disseminate Torah and encourage
Torah study on a permanent basis among the Jews of
Moreshes' goal is to spread Torah to the thousands of young
people in Hungary, most of whom have only recently been
exposed to their Jewish roots.
Ever since its founding, hundreds of students and university
graduates, have participated in the Torah shiurim held
in the Moreshes centers throughout Hungary.
The heads of the organization send special teachers to
Hungary, who, along with their families are involved in
trying to save thousands of nidchei Yisroel in that
Scores of young people participate in these shiurim on
a steady basis, and a large number of them have already begun
to lead full Jewish lives.
During the past summer, Arachim held a seminar for university
students and graduates, which was attended by scores of young
people who after the seminar continue to benefit from the
guidance and follow-up programs of the staff of Moreshses,
which sends outstanding kiruv activists to Hungary on
a steady basis.
Moreshes brought young married couples, alumni of the
organization to Israel, where they studied in special Torah
institutes. Now they are returning to Hungary as activists of
During the summer, many of the Moreshes alumni spent their
time in a learning seminar in Or Someach, whose institutions
also organized shiurim for them.
The participants in the summer seminar visited many other
yeshivos and Chassidic centers in the country, in order to
imbibe their unique atmospher.
They also visited gedolei haTorah and received
blessings and chizuk from them.
Moreshes aspires to reach all of the Jews of Hungary, where
thousands of lost Jewish neshomos are waiting to be