The Hesder Director of PR Ari Katz, on the Land of Israel Network (audio)

On today’s Israel Uncensored with Josh Hasten, an interview with Rabbi Ari Katz, Director of PR, Max and Ruth Schwartz Yeshivat Hesder Sderot. Katz described how the student-soldiers of the institution give back to the community during times of war and times of quiet. The Hesder, located a kilometer from the Gaza border, is also […]

Tel Aviv bat mitzvah girl reaches out to the girls of Sderot

This past May, soon-to-be twelve-year-old Moriah Kanar, who lives with her family in Tel Aviv, was in the late stages of planning for her upcoming bat mitzvah celebration, to be held the next month. It was during that time that the IDF embarked on the eleven-day Operation Guardian of the Walls, targeting Hamas and other […]

Sderot yeshiva distributes toys to traumatized children

The rockets might have stopped for now, but the staff and student body at The Max and Ruth Schwartz Sderot Hesder Yeshiva understand that the situation is far from calm. “The traumatic effects of the sirens and the rockets lasts long after any so-called ceasefire goes into effect,” explained Rabbi Ari Katz, the institution’s director […]

Yeshivat Hesder Sderot – Israel’s physical & spiritual frontlines

For over 20 years, the student-soldiers at the Max and Ruth Schwartz Yeshivat Hesder Sderot, currently Israel’s largest Hesder Yeshiva, have played a central role in giving back to their community. Located just a kilometer from the border with Hamas-controlled Gaza, and despite being under rocket fire since 2001, the institution has become part of […]

Sderot’s neighborhood emergency response team

The Gazan-based Hamas terrorist organization threatened to break the “cease fire” with Israel this week and return to armed violence if their demands weren’t met on issues concerning the re-building of Gaza following last month’s IDF operation dubbed “Guardians of the Walls.” Many of the Israeli residents living in southern Israel fully believe that it’s […]