'We're here to strengthen Jewish presence in Galilee'

Cornerstone laid for new hesder yeshiva in Upper Nazareth. Rabbi Seglis: 'Lighthouse for Jewish unity.'Rafael Levy, 10/15/2018, 4:40 PM

The paratroopers and the instructor: the silent story

Sister of paratrooper who 'turned his back' to female instructor describes different story than spun in media and public attack on soldiers.Shimon Cohen, 8/13/2018, 10:35 PM

Torah for everyone: Let's help Yeshivat Akko

Yeshivat Akko is launching a new track within the yeshiva for students with special needs.In cooperation with Yeshivat Akko, 6/27/2018, 9:28 AM

Joint struggle against Hesder yeshiva closure in Ramat Hasharon

Religious, non-religious residents join campaign under slogan 'Ramat Hasharon Does not Hate,' to cancel mayoral decision to close yeshiva.Mordechai Sones, 12/20/2017, 2:20 PM

'Wait, don't go! I'm a Jew!'

Yeshiva students distributing Hanukkah candles awaken dormant memories in a Jewish woman married to a non-Jew.Shimon Cohen, 12/15/2017, 12:41 PM

Danger to Hesder yeshiva spurs emergency conference

300 residents take part in protest rally following mayor's order not to allow Hesder yeshiva to operate from synagogue it used until now.Mordechai Sones, 12/11/2017, 9:38 PM

'Haredim can learn a lot from Religious Zionist community'

Interior Minister Deri visits Otniel Yeshiva, speaks with yeshiva staff about security situation, discusses yeshiva's special Torah path.Mordechai Sones, 11/28/2017, 10:56 PM

Justice Minister: Sderot represents determination

Justice Minister Shaked participates in New York event, says 'rockets won't destroy Sderot, and UN won't destroy Israel.'Eliran Aharon, New York, 5/10/2017, 10:58 AM

Watch: Chief Rabbi Lau Gets Hero's Welcome in Samaria

Chief Ashkenazic Rabbi greeted with song and dance at hesder IDF yeshivas, gives strengthening speeches ahead of High Holy Days.Yishai Karov, 8/24/2015, 2:52 PM

First: Haredi Hesder Yeshiva Specializing in Cyber-Warfare

'Derekh Chaim' is the first haredi yeshiva to incorporate IDF service - and hopes to raise Israel's next generation of cyber-warriors.Hillel Fendel, 5/10/2015, 1:39 PM

Air Force Opens New Track for Hesder Yeshiva Students

For the first time, the Israel Air Force has expressed interest in bringing Hesder Yeshiva students into its ranks.Moshe Cohen, 12/4/2014, 3:43 PM

Rabbi Lichtenstein: Hesder Students As Good as 'Others'

Prospective Israel Prize winner Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein said that Hesder yeshiva students were just as studious and serious as any.David Lev, 2/27/2014, 1:57 PM

When Rav Kook Met Moshe Dayan About Yeshivas and IDF

Over forty five years ago, two important meetings took place on the status of yeshivas in Israel.Rabbi Avraham Wasserman, 2/17/2014, 2:30 PM

Hesder Yeshivas: IDF Will Lose Good Soldiers

Rabbis of Hesder yeshiva programs criticize new IDF plan, say it will prevent religious soldiers from serving.Ari Yashar, 11/8/2013, 11:38 AM

Yeshivas to Receive NIS 65M Immediately

Extra budget allotted following pressure exerted by Bayit Yehudi. Another 65M are still being held up.Gil Ronen, 9/1/2013, 8:12 PM

IDF: Absent Yeshiva Students Considered AWOL Soldiers

Hesder yeshiva students who skip class could face military discipline.Maayana Miskin, 6/4/2013, 9:19 PM

Hesder Students to the Rescue for IDF Passover Preparations

Hesder students have volunteered to prepare IDF base kitchens for Passover, one of the biggest Passover koshering jobs in the countryDavid Lev, 3/24/2013, 6:07 PM

IDF to Hold Back on Hesder Draft

The decision by the IDF to send draft notices out to first year Hesder yeshiva students has raised concerns among the heads of yeshivas.David Lev, 2/12/2013, 9:41 PM