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Elyashiv Kaufman (r) with Gil Livne

Coming Home In 2017, OTS launched a pioneering hesder yeshiva in the Galilean city of Carmiel which combines traditional Torah study with a significant emphasis on character development, personal growth, and a dedication to social involvement in the community. Now, four years later, the yeshiva is witnessing the return of students from the first cohort …

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Visiting the yeshiva's soldiers on base

Back to Normal: Soldiers’ Morale Strengthened by Machanaim Visits The IDF recently restored permission to Rabbi Shlomo Vilk, the Rosh Yeshiva of the Robert M. Beren Machanaim Hesder Yeshiva, to resume visiting the yeshiva’s soldiers on base – the first time since the outbreak of COVID-19 over a year ago. Over the course of four …

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