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Ner Israel Yeshiva in Toronto Confers 13 Degrees, Reaches College Status

June 21, 1968
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The Ner Israel Yeshiva here achieved college status this month when it conferred degrees of Bachelor of Talmudic Law on 13 students. The degrees are recognized by three Roman Catholic universities in the United States – Georgetown, Fordham and Loyola. The Ner Israel Yeshiva, founded in 1959, is a branch of the Ner Israel of Baltimore. It is reported to be arranging affiliation with York University in Toronto. At present it has 125 students in its high school section and 45 at college level.

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