Dvar Yerushalayim

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Yeshivat Dvar Yerushalayim
ישיבת דבר ירושלים

School typeYeshiva
Religious affiliation(s)Orthodox Judaism
FounderRabbi Baruch Horovitz
Rosh yeshivaRabbi Baruch Horovitz

Yeshivat Dvar Yerushalayim, also called the Jerusalem Academy of Jewish Studies, is a yeshiva for baalei teshuva currently located in the Har Nof neighborhood of Jerusalem, Israel. The yeshiva was founded in 1970[1][2] by Rabbi Boruch Horovitz.


Prior to his move to Israel, Rabbi Boruch Horovitz was a rabbi in Manchester, England.[3] Born 1930 in Frankfurt,[4] his family and he moved to London pre-WW II. Horovitz studied in Gateshead and, in 1957, became rav of Manchester's Central Synagogue.


  1. ^ 5761 (2000/2001): "NEWS Yeshivas Dvar Yerushalayim Celebrates Thirty Years of Kiruv ..." The banquet marked the 30th anniversary of ...
  2. ^ 1970: 2010=40th year. "Dvar Yerushalayim ..." The Jerusalem Post. September 24, 2010. Yeshivat Dvar Yerushalayim – the Jerusalem Academy of Jewish Studies – will be celebrating its 40th anniversary on Sunday with a gala ...
  3. ^ "The Days Have Come" (PDF). Rabbi Horovitz, formerly a Rav in Manchester, England, is founder and dean of Yeshivat Dvar Yerushalayim
  4. ^ "Yeshivas Dvar Yerushalayim".

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Coordinates: 31°46′59.08″N 35°10′37.93″E / 31.7830778°N 35.1772028°E / 31.7830778; 35.1772028