'A soldier who smokes shoots less accurately'

Expert on smoking in the IDF says tobacco companies exploit army to create addicts and income, calls on rabbis to forbid smoking as well.Benny Tucker, 7/14/2017, 7:55 AM

Government to add 52 million NIS to yeshiva budget

Government adds money for growing yeshivas, Meretz MK blames government for 'burning' secular money.Ben Shaul, 3/5/2017, 10:03 AM

Government to allow additional allocations for yeshiva students

The Government will approve an additional 48 million NIS allocation to Yeshivas and Kollels for overseas students.Haim Lev, 11/17/2016, 12:15 PM

Youths arrested in yeshiva raid sent to house arrest

The 2 youths arrested in yesterday’s police raid are suspected of hate crimes and have been transferred to house arrest for seven days.Ido Ben Porat, 9/13/2016, 4:41 PM

Havlin: Intruders threatened to kill me, cursed the Rebbe

Rabbi Moshe Havlin discusses last week's unprecedented attack by anti-Zionist haredi radicals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2016, 4:28 PM

'Make aliyah regardless of the security situation'

Rabbi Ben Zion HaCohen Kook calls on yeshiva students in Lakewood to study Torah in Israel despite the difficult security situation.Ben Shaul, 7/5/2016, 12:16 AM

NJ court rules $11M state grant to yeshiva unconstitutional

New Jersey court rules state grants to two religious institutions are unconstitutional.JTA, 5/27/2016, 4:36 AM

Official probe of NY yeshivas stalled by politics, group charges

Group says New York has not followed through on promises to investigate Hasidic yeshivas accused of not teaching basic subjects.JTA, 4/8/2016, 4:09 AM

FBI raids yeshiva vendors in Rockland County

FBI raids in Rockland County connected to probe on how yeshivas spent cash through the federal government’s E-rate program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2016, 4:16 AM

Hareidi Yeshivot Cancel Summer Break Due to War

Extra Torah learning to bolster the war effort, Rabbis say, as a form of 'spiritual protection.' Religious-Zionist yeshivas follow suit.Haim Lev, 7/30/2014, 4:05 PM

Shaked Committee Debates: Who is a Hareidi Jew?

Can the State determine a person's religiosity? MKs grapple with the issue.Tova Dvorin, 2/24/2014, 4:59 PM

Victory for Zionist Yeshivas: State Recognizes Torah Study

First official state recognition of the value of Torah study as Zionist yeshiva students allowed to continue studies.Maayana Miskin, 2/12/2014, 2:15 AM

Supreme Court: No Govt. Funds if Hareidi Students Don’t Enlist

Supreme Court rules government must not fund yeshivas for students who have not enlisted in the IDF.Maayana Miskin, 2/4/2014, 7:18 PM

MKs Agree: ‘Draconian’ Yeshiva Regulation Must Stop

MKs from across the political spectrum call on Finance Minister Lapid to end ‘draconian’ approach to NGOs, yeshivas.Maayana Miskin, 11/27/2013, 1:11 PM

Gafni: Zionist Yeshivas Need to be 'Cut Down to Size'

Knesset Oversight Committee to discuss a complaint by MK Moshe Gafni (UTJ), urging the gov't to cut funding to Religious Zionist yeshivas.David Lev and Ari Soffer, 11/11/2013, 5:26 PM

Bennett: We'll Make Sure Torah Study Thrives

Organization of Higher Yeshivas congratulated the Bayit Yehudi party for its efforts in securing funding for member institutions.David Lev, 10/6/2013, 7:07 PM

Finally: Promised NIS 65 Million to be Distributed to Yeshivas

A long awaited funding round of NIS 65 million for yeshivas in Israel will finally be distributed on Tuesday, Arutz Sheva has learnedDavid Lev, 9/30/2013, 6:59 PM

Bayit Yehudi MKs Demand Timetables for Yeshiva Budgets

Ahead of a faction meeting, MKs say this time they will not be content with promises.Gil Ronen, 8/29/2013, 10:57 AM

Yeshiva Funding to be Based on IDF Enlistment

Blow to hareidi yeshiva system as Education Ministry plans to link yeshiva funding to IDF enlistment., 8/27/2013, 8:57 PM

Bennett: 'Meaningful Progress' on Lost Yeshiva Budgets

Source in yeshiva world: Bennett fell into Finance Minister Yair Lapid's trap.Uzi Baruch, 8/27/2013, 3:25 PM

Yeshiva Heads: Budget Cut Harms Entire World of Torah

Heads of yeshivas in Israel decide to “take off the gloves” and make their voices heard against a harsh budget cut.Hezki Baruch, 8/22/2013, 6:15 AM

Hareidi MK to US Ambassador: Don’t Let Israel Discriminate

MK Eichler tells ambassador Dan Shapiro that Israel’s budget cuts will discriminate against American yeshiva students.Maayana Miskin, 7/5/2013, 11:12 AM

Rabbi: Don’t Separate Hareidi, Zionist Yeshivas

Rabbi: Don’t distinguish between religious-Zionist, hareidi yeshivas – we’re all in this together.Maayana Miskin, 6/21/2013, 3:46 PM

Religious Zionist World in Uproar over ‘Death Blow’ to Yeshivas

Government to cut yeshiva budgets by over 50%. Sources in Bayit Yehudi admit, ‘This is a death blow.’Maayana Miskin, Chana Ya'ar, 6/16/2013, 8:32 AM

Zionist Yeshivas Fear 'Collapse of Torah World'

Hesder and other Zionist yeshivas say budget cuts do not differentiate between them and non-Zionist yeshivas.Gil Ronen, 5/13/2013, 11:58 AM

Sephardic Yeshivas Cancel Break over Enlistment

'Bein Hazmanim' summer break canceled at Rabbi Ovadia's instructions, in view of enlistment turmoil.Gil Ronen, 7/8/2012, 8:54 PM

Rabbi Ovadia: Fight Draft Movement by Studying Torah

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef urged yeshivas to take a "spiritual summer vacation" and continue learning Torah in response to the draft movement.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/8/2012, 8:11 AM