Yeshivat Or Etzion

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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 Gavoha" roll is approximately 220 students. Yeshiva Gavoha offers the full Hesder military service, but opts for an extra year of study in Yeshiva before the army service. This ensures that virtually all of the students in the Yeshiva serve in elite units and as officers and positions of authority.

Whilst predominantly being a Yeshiva for Israeli students, the Yeshiva now offers a program for foreign students, with students currently hailing from across North America and Europe.

Notable alumni[edit]

External links[edit]

Official Website (english)

Coordinates: 31°41′55″N 34°42′31″E / 31.69861°N 34.70861°E / 31.69861; 34.70861