2,300 Students Entered First Grade in Kiryat Sefer; 2,600
Three-Year-Olds Entered Nursery
By Y. Sheinfeld
With the onset of the new school year, statistics show that
2,300 students graduated to first grade while 2,600 three-
year-olds are now attending nursery, out of the total 27,000
students in all the elementary level schools.
Modi'in Illit boasts 27 yeshivos ketanos for 13-16 year old
boys, three of which were newly opened this year: Ateres
Shlomo, Yismach Lev Mevakshei Hashem and Yeshivas Slobodka.
There are 11 outstanding yeshivos gedolos in the city as
The mayor, Rabbi Yaakov Gutterman, said, "In the merit of
the self sacrifice of the yeshiva-leit in our city, it is
possible to live a life of Torah and establish su