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700 Orthodox Youths and Adults Studied in Israel During 1970

Seven hundred orthodox youths and adults participated in study programs in Israel this year under the auspices of the Torah Education and Culture Department of the Jewish Agency, It was announced by Dr. Emanuel Rackman, Jewish Agency Executive member and chairman of the Torah Department’s Advisory Committee. Mr. Zvi Assael, Director of the Torah Department in North America, said that 400 students, educators and rabbis participated in the Department’s Summer Programs and 300 High School students and graduates and college students left for either half-year or full-year courses of study at Israeli institutions for higher Jewish learning.