NEW YORK, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by the Dirshu organization regarding the formation of a new coalition government by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:
"The Dirshu organization extends its warmest congratulations to Prime Minister Netanyahu on the formation of a coalition government. We are extraordinarily pleased that the new government is comprised of several Orthodox Jewish parties whose members are completely dedicated to promulgating Torah values and wholly committed to defending the ideals and beliefs that are at the very core of Orthodox Judaism. In light of the inclusion of the Orthodox parties in the coalition, we are hopeful that the government will be exceedingly mindful and respectful of the Orthodox way of life and optimistic that they will serve the State of Israel with grace and dignity throughout their tenure."
Dirshu is an international organization that encourages Torah (Bible, Jewish law) study in a wide array of subject matters, with a particular emphasis on review and retention of the material learned. Through the use of an innovative and unique model, Dirshu provides participants with a schedule of learning, which is followed by the administration of regimented exams on the material. There are currently over 100,000 people throughout the world who study Torah as part of the Dirshu curriculum and many participate in the tests given in conjunction with the program.