Yashlatz - Yeshivat Yerushalayim L’Tzeirim (in Hebrew - Jerusalem Yeshiva for teenagers) - is a National Religious
YeshivaHigh School in Jerusalem, Israel. It was founded in 1964by Rabbi Yaakov Filber, one of the foremost students of Rav Tzvi Yehuda HaCohen Kook, to serve as institution of choice for teenage boys of the Mercaz Harav community. Yashlatz is considered as one of the leading Yeshiva High Schools in Israel, both in its religious and educational standards, and it serves as institution of choice for teenage boys of the Merkaz Haravcommunity. It became a flagship institution, and now has an enrollment of approximately 300 students. On March 6, 2008, The nearby library of Merkaz Harav was subject to an Arab terrorist attack, and 5 of its students were murdered.
Rosh Yeshivais Rabbi Yerachamiel Weiss. Notable National Religious Rabbis teach, and have taught in Yashlatz in the past. Among them are Rabbi David Samson and Rabbi Haim Steiner.
Famous graduates include Rav
Yaakov Shapira(current Head of Mercaz HaRavYeshiva), Rav Mordechai Elon(former Head of Yeshivat HaKoteland leader of the MiBreshit movement), Rav Shmuel Eliyahu(chief rabbi of Tzfat) and Colonel Dror Weinberg, (Yehuda Brigade Commander in the IDF), who was killed in an alley fight in Hebron.
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