Yeshivat Ma'alot Ya'akov Bnei Menashe Project

Rabbi Nir Herman

The individual charged with running this important program to assist and integrate the Bnei Menashe at Yeshivat Hesder Maalot is Rabbi Nir Herman. Rabbi Herman is a graduate of the Ma`alot Yeshiva. He gained his teaching certificate from Michlelet Lifshitz, his first degree in Gemara and Tanach from Michlelet Sh`anan in Haifa, and received Semicha from the Israeli Chief Rabbinate after studying at Yeshivat Hesder Ma`alot. He is currently studying for his second degree in Jewish Philosophy at the Herzog Institute in Gush Etzion and working as the Rabbi of the suburb of Har Gilo in Southern Jerusalem. He is married with 5 children.