TEL AVIV (Apr. 18)
The world’s first military yeshiva will open here in August under the auspices of the Israel Army Chaplain, it was announced today. It will serve as a dormitory for religious students who will have to wear Army uniforms. To be eligible for admission, applicants will have to have had two years of study at a civilian yeshiva and to have completed military training and officers’ candidates courses. A civilian branch of the yeshiva will be opened for students from abroad.