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Ways of pleasantness

ByHAROLD BERMAN
March 27, 2014 12:38

Shapell’s marks 36 years of teaching essential Torah to 4,000 alumni.

Yeshivat Darche Noam/David Shapell College, colloquially known as “Shapell’s”

Yeshivat Darche Noam/David Shapell College, colloquially known as “Shapell’s”. (photo credit:Courtesy)

One floor below street level, in a quiet Jerusalem neighborhood, a small classroom fills with the sounds of 20-somethings wrestling with an ancient Jewish text. Their brows furrow as they discuss, argue, retrace their steps and argue again.

Like students in any yeshiva, they embody the old cliché: two Jews, three opinions.

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