No buses for students to get home after yeshivas shut in Elad

Transport Ministry cancels bus lines connecting Elad to other cities, leaving thousands of yeshiva students with no way to get home.Michal Levy, 3/19/2020, 2:18 PM

Preschools, daycares, and hesder yeshivas to close due to coronavirus concerns

PM Netanyahu announces: Preschools and daycares to close. DM Bennett orders hesder yeshivas, yeshiva dorms, to close as wellArutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2020, 11:02 PM

Orthodox yeshivas are not swindling public funds. Far from it.

Yeshivas and other private schools save New York billions of dollars annually. Here's why.Rabbi Avi Shafran, JTA, 8/21/2019, 1:15 PM

Breaking with tradition, Israeli Chabad yeshivas ban summer jobs

Chabad yeshivas in Israel ban their students from working in summer camps.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2019, 11:15 PM

NY yeshivas won't have to increase secular studies

NY State Supreme Court judge strikes down regulations ordering more secular studies in yeshivas.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/21/2019, 11:50 PM

Number of yeshiva students surges to record high

Nearly 125,000 full-time students registered in Israeli yeshivas in 2017 - nearly one-third more than in 2014.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2018, 9:52 AM

NY yeshivas could lose funding for not meeting state guidelines

Hasidic-run yeshivas in NY could lose funding for state-provided services under new guidelines issued by the state Education Department.JTA, 11/21/2018, 8:22 PM

Increase in students attending NY yeshivas

Number of students at Jewish day schools nearly equal to students at charter schools in New York State.JTA, 10/8/2018, 10:40 PM

7 arrested in $14 million scam to steal funds for NY yeshivas

Alleged scam uncovered to bilk federal program in the name of New York religious schools.JTA, 8/30/2018, 3:10 PM

Bill de Blasio denies he’s been soft on yeshiva standards

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio pushes back against claims he's allowed yeshivas to drop secular studies.JTA, 8/19/2018, 8:37 PM

'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 Nahliel put under 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

Rabbi Havlin speaks out about attack

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 grant to yeshiva unconstitutional

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

Group: Probe of NY yeshivas stalled by politics

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: Torah Study to 23

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 for Hareidi Students

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’ 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 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: NIS 65 Mil. 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 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 Yeshiva Budgets

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

'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: 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 Uproar: ‘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 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