- Yeshivat Kerem B'Yavneh
Yeshivat Kerem B'Yavneh ( _he. ישיבת כרם ביבנה, lit. "Vineyard in Yavne Yeshiva") is a major
yeshivain Israelnear the city of Ashdodand adjacent to Kvutzat Yavne.
Enrollment and structure
The yeshiva has an enrollment of around 450 students, including students from Israel and about 120 from overseas, who reside in dormitories on campus. Overseas students come mainly from the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada, but also from a diverse group of countries including Mexico, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Brazil, Australia and South Africa. Unusual among Israeli yeshivot enrolling foreign students, the Israeli and foreign students are highly integrated in dormitory arrangements and classes. Helping with integration is the high proportion of Israeli students who are themselves immigrants (or children of immigrants) from the United States and the United Kingdom.
The yeshiva has a
Kollelas well as a "Kollel Ledayanut", or Kollel for training of " Dayanim".
Philosophy and Ideals
The yeshiva is a religious Zionist institution, which advocates the position that the State of Israel in a concrete step forward in the coming in the final redemption. This is strongly shown by the fact that it is a Yeshivat Hesder.
The first "
Yeshivat Hesder," Kerem BeYavneh was founded in 1953. The first Rosh Yeshivaof Kerem B'Yavneh was the renowned scholar Rabbi Chaim Yaakov Goldvicht. Following his retirement, Goldvicht was succeeded by Rabbi Mordechai Greenberg, himself an alumnus of the yeshiva.
The yeshiva has produced many notable alumni in the course of the last 54 years, counting among its graduates many prominent rabbis and communal leaders both in Israel and abroad, including:
Yona Metzger, AshkenaziChief Rabbi of Israel
Shlomo Gemara, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat Or Chaim
Yitzhak Levy, Knessetmember
Hanan Porat, retired pol
Uri Bin Nun, current director the Israel Electric Corporation
A number of the staff at
RIETSstudied at the yeshiva, including:
The yeshiva is also the alma mater of
Yitzhak Rabin's assassin, Yigal Amirwho studied at the school for five years. ["2 Rabbis questioned in death of Rabin", Joel Greenberg, Rocky Mountain News, 27 November 1995] Following the assassination, one of the yeshiva's lecturers Rabbi David Kavwas questioned alongside Rabbi Nahum Rabinovitchof Ma'ale AdumimYeshiva and Rabbi Shmuel Dvirof Har EtzionYeshiva on the suspicion that they had sanctioned the killing. ["Israel's Mainstream Brings Forth a Killer", Laura Blumenfeld, Washington Post, November 12, 1995] ["Rabbis Rousted On West Bank Really Rankled" Hillel Halkin, The Forward, 8 December 1995] ["Two rabbis questioned for alleged incitement", Raine Marcus, The Jerusalem Post, 27 November 1995] ["Police question rabbis suspected of condoning Rabin assassination", Naomi Segal, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, 26 November 1995] Rabbi David Kav was released unconditionally after questioning and ultimately no charges were pressed against any of the rabbis.
* [http://www.kby.org Official website]
* [http://www.wzo.org.il/en/programs/view.asp?id=45 Kerem B'Yavneh] World Zionist Organization
* [http://www.ou.org/ncsy/projects/yeshivas/Kerem%20Byavneh.htm Kerem B'Yavneh] NCSY
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Yeshivat Netiv Aryeh — is an Orthodox yeshiva located at the Western Wall Plaza in the Old City of Jerusalem. The yeshiva, which has a Religious Zionist ideology, was founded in 2003 by the current rosh yeshiva, Rabbi Aharon Bina. Rabbi Avigdor Nebenzahl, former chief… … Wikipedia
Yeshivat Or Etzion — is a Hesder Yeshiva, religious high school, and religious army preparation high school. It is located in Merkaz Shapira, Israel. It was founded in 1978. Its Rosh yeshiva is Rabbi Haim Drukman. The yeshiva roll is approximately 220 students.… … Wikipedia
Yeshivat Ohr Yerushalayim — The beit midrash at Yeshivat Ohr Yerushalayim Yeshivat Ohr Yerushalayim (ישיבת אור ירושלים) is a yeshiva which caters to English speaking students spending a year in Israel after high school. It is located on Moshav Beit Meir, nine miles (15 km)… … Wikipedia
Hesder — (in Hebrew: arrangement ; or Yeshivat Hesder ישיבת הסדר) is an Israeli yeshiva program which combines advanced Talmudic studies with military service in the Israel Defense Forces, usually within a Religious Zionist framework. These yeshivot allow … Wikipedia
Arzei HaBira — s central playground. Arzei Habira is a Haredi neighborhood in Jerusalem, Israel. It is bordered by Ma alot Dafna to the north, the Shmuel Hanavi quarter to the west, Beit Yisrael to the south, and Road 1 and Sheikh Jarrah to the east. Co … Wikipedia
Yehoshua Weitzman — Rabbi Yehoshua Weitzman is an Israeli Rosh Yeshiva .Weitzman was born in 1949 in Tel Aviv. Following five years of study at Yeshivat Kerem B Yavneh , he learned for three years under the auspices of Chief Rabbi Shlomo Goren and Rabbi Sha ar… … Wikipedia
Yitzchok Hutner — Yitzchok (Isaac) Hutner (1906–1980) was an Orthodox rabbi and American rosh yeshiva born in Warsaw, Poland, to a family with both Ger Hasidic and non Hasidic Lithuanian Jewish roots. As a child he received private instruction in Torah and Talmud … Wikipedia
Yitzhak Levy — MKs Date of birth = birth date|1947|06|06 Place of birth = Casablanca, Morocco Year of Aliyah = 1957 Date of death = Place of death = Knesset(s) = 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th Party = National Union (for Ahi) Former parties = National… … Wikipedia
Zephaniah Drori — Rabbi Zephaniah Drori ( he. צפניה דרורי, b. March 13, 1937 (1st of Nissan, 5697) is the Chief Rabbi of Kiryat Shmona, Israel and the rosh yeshiva of the Kiryat Shmona Hesder Yeshiva. He is the head of the Aguda LeHitnadvut (a Sherut Leumi… … Wikipedia
Yigal Amir — Infobox Criminal subject name = Yigal Amir image size = 150px image caption = date of birth = birth date and age|1970|5|23 place of birth = Herzliya, Israel date of death = place of death = charge = Murder, conspiracy to murder, and aggravated… … Wikipedia