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Israel Army Will Open First World’s Military Yeshiva in August

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.