Our main program strikes the delicate balance between a challenging academic curriculum and the ultimate Israel experience. The curriculum uses both a content-based and skills based approach. We are a college promoting, parent friendly environment catering to the needs of the individual. The program is academically tracked with the ability to move and change levels based on personal progress.
Our British Programme has been specifically designed to provide a pastoral facility for our students from the UK. The programme includes special Shabbatonim and shiurim exclusively for British students. The programme is under the Directorship of Rabbi Mark Mays, who has studied for semicha and is continuing his learning in the Yeshiva, since returning to Israel in the year 5763 after six years as a Youth Director in London. Rabbi Mays makes himself available to British students who need healp in learning or simply need someone to talk to. For More information Contact our UK Representative, Rav Mark Mays.
In keeping with the goal of educating each student in a way most suitable for him, the Yeshiva has instituted a special program for Sephardim. Although much of the day is spent learning in the Beit Midrash and in shiurim alongside their Ashkenazi brethren, the Yeshiva appreciates the importance of keeping the traditions forged for us by our ancestors.The Sephardi program is headed by HaRav Yaakov Darmoni. It begins with a separate daily Shacharit minyan, adhering strictly to Nusach Edot HaMizrach and making use of a Sephardi Sefer Torah procured by the Yeshiva for that purpose.
Netiv Aryeh offers an optional second year Shana Bet program. Approximately 2/3 of the students avail themselves of this opportunity to further their growth and to put into practice many of the ideals and skills they acquired in Shana Aleph. This year is used for Torah growth while placing an emphasis on character development, leadership skills, interpersonal relationships, and preparation for college, marriage and the workplace. Shana Bet students are viewed as role models and are expected to spend part of the night seder learning with a Shana Aleph student. The program features special events for only Shana Bet such as Shabbatonim and Melave Malkes.
Given the Yeshiva’s close connection with the Israel Defense Forces, Israeli students and for foreign students who arrive with intent of serving in the IDF (with parental approval) may combine army service with learning in Yeshiva. Students spend one year learning full-time in Yeshiva before entering the IDF.
Reaching new and more advanced stages in life should only ever enhance ones level of learning. However; Become part of a global beit medrash, joining professionals and students in learning halacha b’iyun in a serious, structured way. The VHP is designed for those who are serious about their learning and care about learning Halacha, knowing how to apply it, and retaining what they learn.
HaRav Aharon Bina, son of HaRav Aryeh and Rebbetzin Rachel Bina, was born in Kfar Haroeh in 1948. Upon the completion of his elementary school education, he began learning in the Ponovezh Yeshiva in Bnei Brak, where he spent the next ten years.
HaRav Bina learned much of his educational philosophy from his revered father HaGaon HaRav Aryeh Bina zt”l, founder of Yeshivat Netiv Meir, Yeshivat HaKotel, and many other Hesder Yeshivot located all over Israel. He was a student of Rabbi Soloveitchik for a year, and received Smicha from Rabbi Ovadia Yosef zt”l. HaRav Shaul Yisraeli zt”l described HaRav Aryeh Bina zt”l as the generation’s greatest Torah educator.
Born to Yitzhak Nebenzahl, the State Comptroller of the State of Israel from 1948-1981, Israel's Ombudsman from 1961–1981, and a senior officer in the Bank of Israel and the Postal Bank.
Rav Nebenzahl was a faculty member of Yeshivat Mir before accepting positions at Yeshivat HaKotel and Yeshivat Netiv Aryeh, where he gives weekly lectures. He hosts many of those students in his home for kiddush after Shabbat morning prayer services. Nebenzahl's scholarly works include a commentary on the Mishnah Berurah, books about the laws of the Jewish holidays and tractate Shabbat.
Born in Israel to Rabbi Dov Katz and Esther, the daughter of Rabbi Zev Gold, one of the leaders of the Mizrachi and one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.
For many years he was a Rosh Yeshiva in Yeshivat HaKotel, and also head of the Kollel at Yeshivat HaKotel, he authorized many students of the yeshiva to become rabbis. In 2002, when HaRav Aharon Bina founded Yeshivat Netiv Aryeh, he appointed Rabbi Katz to head the Yeshiva’s Kollel.