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Mayanot Celebrates 50 Years to the Liberation of Israel’s Capital

For their a gala celebration,  the Mayanot Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem  tracked down the whereabouts  of 5 alumni,  and the results are impressive! Written by: Anav Silverman The Mayanot Institute of Jewish Studies recently celebrated the miraculous victory of the Six Day War and the renaissance of Jewish education that has flourished in the Jewish people’s eternal capital ever since its reunification, in a special Jerusalem Jubilee evening on Sunday, June 18. Held at the Menachem Begin Center in Jerusalem, the co-founders of Mayanot, Rabbi Shlomo Gestetner and Rabbi Kasriel Shemtov honored some special supporters of Mayanot’s educational programs, which have impacted thousands of young Jews around the world. “Mayanot has brought over 50,000 students to Israel through Birthright Israel and other programs,” said Rabbi Shemtov at the opening of the event. “Each year, we bring around 5,000 participants. Thousands have made aliyah to Isra