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  Tevet 2, 5770 , 19/12/09

Head of 'Mercaz HaRav' Lends Support to Rabbi Melamed

The Head of Mercaz HaRav Yeshiva, Rabbi Yaakov Shapira, has joined the growing list of rabbis who have expressed their support for Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, Head of Har Bracha Hesder Yeshiva, in the crisis between that yeshiva and the Ministry of Defense.

Rabbi Shapira sent a letter Friday to the heads of the Hesder yeshivas country-wide, in which he asked them to stand behind Rabbi Melamed, after the Defense Ministry announced it would no longer include Har Bracha Yeshiva in the Hesder arrangement
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