Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve listed below some of the most frequently asked questions. If you have any specific queries, please contact us.

Where is Mercaz HaTorah located?

The Yeshiva’s address is:
Rechov Ein Tzurim 17, Talpiot, Jerusalem, 93393

How many talmidim are in Mercaz HaTorah?

The Yeshiva currently has approximately 150 Talmidim

How many talmidim do you accept each Elul?

Approximately 60

How long is the Yeshiva’s program? How many years do boys normally stay at Mercaz?

It is a three year program. Most boys stay for three years.

What is the daily schedule in Yeshiva

7:45 a.m.                     Shacharis

8:30 a.m.                     Breakfast

9:15 a.m.                     Iyun Seder

12:00 p.m.                   Iyun Shiur

1:15 p.m.                     Mincha

1:35 p.m.                     Lunch and Break

4:00 p.m.                     B’kius Seder and Shiurim

6:45 p.m.                     Halacha

7:30 p.m.                     Dinner

8:15 p.m.                     Maariv

8:45 p.m.                     Mussar Seder

9:15 p.m.                     Night Seder

12:30 a.m.                   Curfew

How many first year Rebbeim are there? How many first year shiurim are there?

There are 4 main Rebbeim in the first year and 4 first year shiurim.

Are the shiurim divided according to level?

Each shiur is catered according to the styles of each Bochur.

How are chavrusas organized?

The Rebbeim will help arrange Chavrusa’s at the beginning of the Zman

What time is curfew?

Curfew is at 12.30am

Where do the boys eat?

All 3 meals are served in the Yeshiva’s dining room in the main building.

Do the boys have to be in Yeshiva for Shabbos?

Every few weeks there is a yeshiva ‘In Shabbos’, where the Bochurim are expected to be in Yeshiva.
On the other weeks, they are optional, with meals provided.
Every Shabbos, different Rebbeim come with their families to spend shabbos with the Bochurim.

Do you have extra-curricular activities?

There is a work-out room on the premises and various courts (Basketball and Soccer) within walking distance of the Yeshiva.

Do the boys go on Tiyulim?

Yes. Throughout the course of the year, there are several trips to different parts of the country, as well as Shabbosim away.

What kind of phones are the boys allowed to have?

The Yeshiva policy is that boys only have a Kosher phone.

Does the Yeshiva have a dress code?

Hat and jacket during davening.

How do we find about tuition fees?

After being accepted to the yeshiva a registration form is sent to the parents along with fees and other pertinent information.

Do you assist in Insurance?

We guide the parents in regard to health insurance.

Do you organize a Visa for the boys?

The yeshiva assists bochurim in regard to arranging visas.

Does the Yeshiva give credits?

Students at Mercaz Hatorah may gain access to valuable college credits based on NCCRS credit recommendations.