Monday, September 29, 2014

Yeshivat Hakotel to honor overseas students in the IDF

On Sunday, October 12, 2014, the first day of Chol Hamoed Sukkot, Yeshivat Hesder Hakotel, in Jerusalem's Old City, will hold a tribute dinner honoring long-time board member and supporter, Mr. Kurt Rothschild, and his wife, who recently made aliyah from Toronto, Ontario.

The yeshiva will also use the occasion to honor the many graduates from their Overseas Students Program, who stayed in Israel to voluntarily enlist in the IDF.

Yeshivat Hakotel Overseas Students Program
graduates in the IDF
Pictured at left (from L to R) are: Zach Cohn from Chicago, Alex Katz and Gavi Nelson from New York, and Mordi Grunseid.

The four Overseas Program graduates enlisted together into the IDF Artillery Corps in March 2014, and are pictured here at their training course graduation ceremony (tekes kumta)  held at the Artillery Corps Memorial in Zichron Yaakov.

The dinner will be held at 17:30 on the roof of Yeshivat Hakotel (covert: $75 p/p). For more information and reservations, contact Don Kates, 052-830-8293, don@hakotel.org.il.

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