Rome (Dec. 14)
For the first time in 200 years a Yeshivah has been established in Rome to train orthodox Jewish youth for the rabbinate.
The Yeshivah, named “Meor Hagolah” (The Light of the Galuth), was organized by Rabbi Oshry, former Chief Rabbi of Kaunas, Lithuania. An Italian Jew has given a significent building to house the institution in which 130 students have already registered. The students are young Jews from Lithuania, Poland, Hungary, Rumania and Czechoslovakia.