Rav Nechemia Ra'anan studied at Yeshivat Sha’alvim High School. Afterwards, he studied at Yeshivat Merkaz HaRav from 1991-1994. In 1995, he began the Hesder Program at Ma’alot Yaakov and served in the Nahal Unit in the IDF. In 1996, became a founding member of Yeshivat Siach Sadeh (headed by Rav Shagar zt”l and Rav Yair Dreyfus) where he studied until 2001. From 2002-2009, he was a member of the Kollel Gavoha of Yeshivat Har Etzion. Rav Ra’anan earned his Semicha and completed a Bachelor of Education degree from Herzog College. He has also served as a Ram at Mekor Chayim Yeshiva High School in Kibbutz Kfar Etzion. In 2011 he joined the staff of Yeshivat Har Etzion and has served for the past decade as a Shana Alef Ram. He teaches as well at the SKA Beit Midrash for Women in Migdal Oz. As of Elul 5781, Rav Nechemia will be the Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat Hesder Shadlot Mechola - we wish him much hatzlacha in his new position!