תאריך: 16/08/2007, 00:00    

After six weeks of intensive training with their new, will have hundreds of students participating in the course reserve military officers, with ranks receive attendance lines the IDF fighter graduation of military rabbis tonight, Thursday, 2
Elul 5767, August 16, 2007, at the school for human resources professions (11th) in camp Yadin “tzrifin. The ceremony in the presence of the Chief Rabbi of Israel Rabbi Brig. Gen. avichai rontzki, Chief School officers, Colonel Aaron 381968 and control school human resources professions, Colonel Shai lossky.
In the months leading up to the campaign was widely believed in the arrangement and in meetings, and published ads in prominent newspapers calling for appropriate data holders to submit nominations and join the ranks of the military Rabbinate. Many heeded and selected all candidates at the end of the earliest phase of sorts that have the highest scores.
Important precedents in the military course held in the current summer: first, the number of course participants is very high, many of them in their training, Conference or meeting immigrants, married and have families. Secondly, the course is conducted in large part at the school for officers of the IDF at that time constitute the battalion course
Cadets. In addition, the course Commander, Lieutenant Colonel FiSCA and course staff, serving in the military Rabbinate, are graduates of the school for officers.
The course programme is varied and rich, and includes content relating to the military Rabbinate, coordinated work of all the military Rabbinate Internet and unique tasks imposed
On the military Regiment. During the course the students value every officer occupations — request
Command and control, combat units, uncertainties, navigation and orientation in space combat, marksmanship, leadership, values and more. In addition, the tasks imposed on students writing and lecture in Jewish and Zionist consciousness. The week of the course, students acquire theoretical and practical knowledge in military law and war, great topic, handling and exploring the end units and outposts.
IDF Chief Rabbi, Rabbi, Brig. Gen. avichai rontzki stresses that the quality of the professional training of the servicemen and the impressive backdrop it is necessary to examine the lessons of the second Lebanon war, “the war it became clear that there is a significant gap between the number of devices that are assigned to the units between the rabbis and their staffing. Because many units went into battle without extensive military, accompany them chose to train over 100 rabbis and motivated, who are familiar with the area and to return to the troops. Moreover, about 15 to 20 of course mcetini serve in the reserves and permanent and in this way a new arterial blood isrimo military Rabbinate. ”

Translated from Hebrew

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