Yeshivat Hesder Petah Tikva


Yeshivat Hesder Petah Tikva

Yeshivat Hesder Petah Tikva is a Hesder Yeshiva located in Petah Tikva, Israel. Established in 1998, it currently has 150 students, 25% whom are actively serving in the IDF.

History

Yeshivat Hesder Petah Tikva was established by Rabbi Yuval Cherlow, Rabbi David Stav and Rabbi Shai Piron, founders of the Tzohar Foundation, a Modern Orthodox organization that promotes ties between religious and secular Jews in Israel. The yeshiva, which embraces a modern Orthodox educational philosophy, combines Torah study with military service. The yeshiva also serves as an institute for teacher training under the auspices of the College for Religious Studies in Rehovot, and operates a religious high school. [http://www.ypt.co.il/eng/show.asp?id=15296]

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