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Hesder yeshivas preparing to reopen

Hesder yeshivas preparing to reopen

Preparations include higher partitions between capsules and better ventilation.Ido Ben Porat, 13/10/2020 09:53
Preschools, daycares, and hesder yeshivas to close due to coronavirus concerns

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, 14/03/2020 23:02
Mixed-gender service? We won't be able to perform reserve duty

Mixed-gender service? We won't be able to perform reserve duty

A fourth battalion will now also incorporate mixed-gender service, leaving only one battalion out of five single-gender.Ido Ben Porat, 15/04/2019 01:19
Torah is our ‘nuclear reactor’

Torah is our ‘nuclear reactor’

Some thousand participants gather in Jerusalem at an event in honor of the completion of the Talmud Bavli (Babylonian Talmud).Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/12/2018 01:10
Crossing Sea of Galilee for hesder yeshivas

Crossing Sea of Galilee for hesder yeshivas

Early morning Kinneret crossing by Bnei Akiva Yeshivot Center and students; 12-year-old takes first place.Mordechai Sones, 17/06/2018 11:29
'Smotrich goes mixed swimming?'

'Smotrich goes mixed swimming?'

In preparation for Kinneret crossing led by hesder yeshivas, MK called for reprimand after admitting he does mixed swimming.Mordechai Sones, 24/05/2018 17:24
'Today it's much harder to be a Torah scholar'

'Today it's much harder to be a Torah scholar'

Yeshivat Torah in Zion head explains purpose of fund - raising the next generation of Torah scholars in religious Zionism.Hezki Baruch, 18/03/2018 20:06
'Hotovely is brave, she attacked no one and hurt no one'

'Hotovely is brave, she attacked no one and hurt no one'

Sderot Hesder Yeshiva dean says critics of Deputy FM Hotovely 'only want to censure the government.'Ido Ben Porat, 24/11/2017 12:52
Ethiopian community's new rabbi is hesder yeshiva graduate

Ethiopian community's new rabbi is hesder yeshiva graduate

Chief Ethiopian Jewish rabbi retires, new rabbi learned in Religious Zionist yeshivas and published over ten books.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/09/2017 11:48
'End the plots and the incitement'

'End the plots and the incitement'

Defense Minister calls reports of closing of pre-military yeshiva 'incitement' and an attempt to score political points at IDF's expense.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/05/2017 15:52
Will religious soldiers be forced to shave?

Will religious soldiers be forced to shave?

Outrage over new IDF orders, as hundreds of religious-Zionist soldiers say they will go to jail rather than violate religious convictions.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 28/02/2016 11:16
Number of Hesder Yeshiva Students Up 5%

Number of Hesder Yeshiva Students Up 5%

Hesder Yeshiva Association head Rabbi Karov says there's no surprise that combined army-Torah study track gaining popularity.Moshe Cohen, 04/09/2014 14:10
IDF Recruits Enlist 'To Prove The Hesder Way'

IDF Recruits Enlist 'To Prove The Hesder Way'

Hundreds of Hesder yeshiva students enlist to IDF this week, amid talk of changing and lengthening army service in the five-year program.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 13/03/2014 18:26
Shaked Committee Frozen Over Hesder Yeshiva Fiasco

Shaked Committee Frozen Over Hesder Yeshiva Fiasco

Prime Minister freezes Shaked Committee vote on sanctions for draft-dodging after controversy erupts over length of Hesder service.Tova Dvorin, 18/02/2014 14:42
Rabbi: MK Stern Deliberately Lying about Yeshivas

Rabbi: MK Stern Deliberately Lying about Yeshivas

Hesder yeshiva rabbi outraged by Hatnua MK’s claims. ‘He knows he’s twisting the truth.’Maayana Miskin, 10/11/2013 20:41
MK Stern Explains Views, Fights Fire with Fire

MK Stern Explains Views, Fights Fire with Fire

In an interview with Arutz 7, MK Eliezer Stern discusses the Conversion law, hesder yeshivas, and Religious ZionismTova Dvorin, 08/11/2013 09:44
Zionist Yeshivas Angry with Bennett

Zionist Yeshivas Angry with Bennett

Zionist yeshivas absorbed a 40% budget cut and warned they will soon be unable to pay salaries.Gil Ronen, 21/05/2013 12:33
Bennett: I Won't Let Peretz Damage Hesder Yeshivas

Bennett: I Won't Let Peretz Damage Hesder Yeshivas

Economics Minister Naftali Bennett said that he would not allow Hesder yeshivas to be damaged by proposed changes in requirementsDavid Lev, 13/05/2013 22:06
Official: Hareidim, Dati Le'umi Suffer Together

Official: Hareidim, Dati Le'umi Suffer Together

The budget cuts proposed by the government are decimating all yeshivas, a top Hesder Yeshiva official saidDavid Lev, 13/05/2013 21:42
Zionist Yeshivas Fear 'Collapse of Torah World'

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, 13/05/2013 11:58
IDF to Cancel Draft Notices for Hesder Students

IDF to Cancel Draft Notices for Hesder Students

Draft notices that were sent to students in their first year of Hesder yeshiva will be cancelled, IDF officials say., 11/02/2013 04:45
Soldier Killed Terrorist before He Was Shot

Soldier Killed Terrorist before He Was Shot

Hesder yeshiva student-soldier Netanel Yahalomi killed one terrorist and fired another 23 bullets until he was shot dead.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 23/09/2012 09:43
IDF Bases Get 'Special Forces’ for Holiday Prayers

IDF Bases Get 'Special Forces’ for Holiday Prayers

IDF bases are being beefed up with “Special Forces” of yeshiva students who will blow the shofar and help lead High Holiday prayers. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 22/08/2012 08:47
85% of Hesder Recruits – in Combat Units

85% of Hesder Recruits – in Combat Units

August recruitment cycle will include 450 Hesder students, with huge majority headed for combat.Gil Ronen, 31/07/2012 13:56
Zionist Yeshivas Won’t be Affected by Tal Law End

Zionist Yeshivas Won’t be Affected by Tal Law End

Ministerial committee approved bill regulating Zionist yeshiva students' army service, despite Shas opposition.Gil Ronen, 15/07/2012 21:15
Will Tal Law's Demise Hurt Hesder Yeshivas?

Will Tal Law's Demise Hurt Hesder Yeshivas?

Thousands of hesder yeshiva students could lose their legal status unless a solution is found.Gil Ronen, 05/07/2012 17:18
Video in Memory of Victim of Terror at Yeshiva

Video in Memory of Victim of Terror at Yeshiva

A video recalls the life and heroic death of one of four yeshiva students murdered by terrorists in the southern Hevron Hills in 2002.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 25/04/2012 11:51
Orlev: I will not support the Tal Law

Orlev: I will not support the Tal Law

Jewish Home faction head Zevulun Orlev says the Hesder programs prove Torah study and observance are no excuse to dodge IDF serviceGabe Kahn., 27/01/2012 11:52
Yeshiva Students' Petition: We Won’t Serve in IDF

Yeshiva Students' Petition: We Won’t Serve in IDF

"We will not enlist, although we feel it is a right and duty to defend Israel - but the orders of the Creator are above those of man."Gil Ronen, 17/01/2012 11:29
Yeshiva Students to Gantz: Let Us Keep Halakha

Yeshiva Students to Gantz: Let Us Keep Halakha

Hesder yeshiva students send a letter to the IDF Chief of Staff, asking him to allow hareidi soldiers not to listen to women's singing.Elad Benari, 10/01/2012 08:31
Report on Religious IDF Integration

Report on Religious IDF Integration

A special IDF report claims integration of religious soldiers in the service leads to discrimination against women -- in song.David ben Yacov, 21/07/2011 15:24