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  1/1/2013, Tevet 19, 5773

New Yeshiva Opens in Mitzpe Ramon

1,300 people attended the opening ceremony of a new religious institution of higher learning in Mitzpe Ramon. Rabbi Shlomo Aviner, Rabbi Yaacov Levanon, Chief Military Rabbi Rafi Peretz and other important religious leaders attended. The southern city located in the Negev desert district is known for the Ramon Crater, a popular place for hiking.