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  Tishrei 11, 5772 , 09/10/11

Hesder Rabbis Express Support for IDF Rabbinate

The heads of the Hesder yeshivas, which combine military service with Torah study, expressed support, Sunday evening, for the rabbinate of the Israel Defense Forces. The declaration came following a meeting between the rabbis and Chief IDF Rabbi Rafi Peretz.

Rabbi Chaim Druckmann, who serves on the directorate of the Hesder Yeshiva Union, cited the rabbinate under Peretz with a number of achievements in a variety of fields connected with integrating halakha (Jewish law) in the military and dealing with sensitive subject in the IDF.

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