Yafo Hesder Yeshiva "Song of Moses" was established in 2008, a hundred years after Rabbi Kook established his first Yeshiva in Yafo in 1908. In his vision, Rabbi Kook, who was the chief rabbi of Yafo, imagined a Yeshiva in which the students not only diligently learn the Talmud and Halacha, faith and Bible but also devote a significant portion of their time to broaden and expand their knowledge in literature, poetry, philosophy and science.
Our Yeshiva, headed by Rabbi Eliyahu Mali, is following this vision and insight by Rabbi Kook, and aims to establish a vibrant Beit Midrash full of all the Torah's extent spheres, affecting the core of life and culture of the State of Israel.
There are Approximately 100 Yeshiva students.
Today, the Yeshiva is a source of impact for Jewish communities in Yafo. Its activities in town give strength and belief to the population and also growing forces and Jewish revival in Yafo.
The Yeshiva educates its students to be people of grace and it holds an extensive volunteer formation. Our Young men volunteer in youth centers helping in homework, tutoring, assisting in kindergartens, retirement homes, hospitals and more.
The Yeshiva is called "Song of Moses" in the name of Rabbi Moshe Zvi Goldstein Z"L, who immigrated from Holland to Israel after the Holocaust. Rabbi Moshe Zvi dedicated his life to education and welfare while integrating daily Torah and charity. He left behind him a glorious Family who continues his Inspiring way of life.