For the ancient Sephardic and Yemenite yeshiva in the Old City of Jerusalem well known for the study of Kabbalah, see Beit El Synagogue
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Beit El Yeshiva ( Hebrew: ישיבת בית אל) is a Religious Zionist yeshiva situated in the Israeli settlement of Beit El, a community in the Binyamin region near Ramallah in the West Bank.
History [ edit ]
The Yeshiva was founded in late 1977 by a group of students from the
Mercaz haRav yeshiva in Jerusalem. The students originally lived on a nearby army base, but today the yeshiva has its own premises, and over 250 students enrolled. The Rosh Yeshiva is Rabbi Zalman Baruch Melamed.
Founding Organisation [ edit ]
The Beit El yeshiva is the founding organization of
Arutz Sheva (Israel National News) and maintains it. The Beit El yeshiva also founded [1 ] yeshiva.co, a large Jewish website.
References [ edit ]
^ "The Chief Rabbi of South Africa, Rabbi Warren Goldstein, is a graduate of the Beth El Yeshiva, the organization that founded and maintains Arutz Sheva." Goldstein, Rabbi Warren. "A Passover Message from the Chief Rabbi of South Africa". Arutz Sheva . Retrieved 1 April 2012.
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Coordinates: 31°56′32.6″N 35°13′20.77″E / 31.942389°N 35.2224361°E