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20 lone soldiers from one yeshiva enlist in the IDF

20 lone soldiers from one yeshiva enlist in the IDF

20 students from 'American' yeshiva in Beit Shemesh get uniforms ahead of draft. 'The yeshiva will continue to be their home here in Israel'

Haredi students help elderly

Haredi students help elderly

Students of haredi Hesder Yeshiva B'Tzavta volunteer with elderly just before enlistment. Rosh Yeshiva: 'I'm proud of the students.'

How Birkat Moshe became one of Israel's premier hesder yeshivasplayer

How Birkat Moshe became one of Israel's premier hesder yeshivas

New video portrays yeshiva's vision since Yom Kippur War, continuing until today.

Hesder inductees annexed to mixed battalions

Hesder inductees annexed to mixed battalions

New Phenomenon in IDF: Yeshiva student fighters attached to mixed Caracal and Levia HaBika battalions.

'A pleasant child with a constant smile'

'A pleasant child with a constant smile'

Kiryat Herzog Yeshiva head in Bnei Brak tells of student Evyatar Yosefi, killed while navigating parachutist unit.

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

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

Cornerstone laid for new hesder yeshiva in Upper Nazareth. Rabbi Seglis: 'Lighthouse for Jewish unity.'

The paratroopers and the instructor: the silent story

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.

Torah for everyone: Let's help Yeshivat Akkoplayer

Torah for everyone: Let's help Yeshivat Akko

Yeshivat Akko is launching a new track within the yeshiva for students with special needs.

Joint struggle against Hesder yeshiva closure in Ramat Hasharon

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.

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

'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.

Danger to Hesder yeshiva spurs emergency conference

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.

'Haredim can learn a lot from Religious Zionist community'player

'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.

Justice Minister: Sderot represents determination

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.'

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

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.

First: Haredi Hesder Yeshiva Specializing in Cyber-Warfare

Haredi Hesder Yeshiva Specializing in Cyber-War

'Derekh Chaim' is the first haredi yeshiva to incorporate IDF service - and hopes to raise Israel's next generation of cyber-warriors.

Air Force Opens New Track for Hesder Yeshiva Students

Air Force Opens New Track for Hesder Yeshivas

For the first time, the Israel Air Force has expressed interest in bringing Hesder Yeshiva students into its ranks.

Rabbi Lichtenstein: Hesder Students As Good as 'Others'

R. 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.

Hesder Yeshivas: IDF Will Lose Good Soldiers

Hesder Yeshivas: IDF Will Lose Good Soldiers

Rabbis of Hesder yeshiva programs criticize new IDF plan, say it will prevent religious soldiers from serving.

Yeshivas to Receive NIS 65M Immediately

Yeshivas to Receive NIS 65M Immediately

Extra budget allotted following pressure exerted by Bayit Yehudi. Another 65M are still being held up.

IDF: Absent Yeshiva Students Considered AWOL Soldiers

IDF: Absent Yeshiva Students Seen as AWOL Soldiers

Hesder yeshiva students who skip class could face military discipline.

Hesder Students to the Rescue for IDF Passover Preparations

Hesder Students to the Rescue for IDF Pesach Prep

Hesder students have volunteered to prepare IDF base kitchens for Passover, one of the biggest Passover koshering jobs in the country

IDF to Hold Back on Hesder Draft

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.