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News and updates about Yeshivas

Watch: Songs and dancing at yeshivas following right-wing victory

At the Alon Moreh and Tapuah yeshivas, students and staff celebrate election results, with singing and dancing.

Songs and dancing at yeshivas following right-wing victoryplayer

New York private schools to be required to follow minimum academic standards

New York State approves regulations that would force private schools, including Hasidic schools, to provide proper secular education.

Private schools to be required to follow academic standards

Top rabbi: 'Students left without a yeshiva are in danger of their spiritual lives'

Rabbi Gershon Edelstein calls on yeshiva deans to act to help dozens of young teens who do not have a yeshiva to go to when school starts.

'Students left without a yeshiva are in danger of their lives'

NY Supreme Court sides with mother in dispute over son’s yeshiva education

Court orders New York State to complete probe of Williamsburg yeshiva, backing Hasidic woman's lawsuit against the school.

NY Supreme Court rules against yeshiva in secular education suit

Finance Minister: Yeshiva students eat sandwiches, talk politics

Studies in yeshiva are 'studies of idleness, not of holiness,' Finance Min. Liberman claims.

Yeshiva students eat sandwiches, talk politics

NY State releases new guidelines for private schools — and yeshivas push back

New York State releases new rules for parochial schools to prove they meet requirements for secular studies - drawing pushback from yeshivas

NY yeshivas push back against new rules on secular studies

'Many people don't want receipts'

Tax Authority cracks down on associations, yeshivas, in central Israel, revealing lack of income reporting.

'Many people don't want receipts'

Torah sages inscribe final letters in scroll written for Yeshivas Beis Dovid

Yeshivas Beis Dovid staff and students receive warm welcome at homes of Torah sages who inscribed letters in the yeshiva's new Torah scroll.

Torah sages inscribe final letters in scroll written for yeshiva

Less than 30% of yeshiva students vaccinated against flu

Virus making the rounds in yeshivas is affecting up to 80% of the students, MK Uri Maklev says.

Less than 30% of yeshiva students vaccinated against flu

New NYC comptroller hopes to encourage yeshivas to teach secular subjects

Brad Lander, NYC’s next comptroller, says he will push Orthodox yeshivas to teach secular subjects.

New NYC comptroller to encourage secular studies in yeshivas

Are yeshivas which offer distance learning being disqualified?

Education Ministry disqualifying yeshivas which employ distance learning, on claims of 'low attendance,' MK Maklev says.

Are yeshivas which offer distance learning being disqualified?

Education Ministry to allow distance learning in yeshivas

Following complaint of discrimination against yeshivas which keep COVID-19 rules, Education Ministry sets new policy for distance learning.

Education Ministry to allow distance learning in yeshivas

Yeshivas are being disqualified - for keeping COVID-19 rules

Yeshiva students who do not have a Green Pass cannot attend yeshiva - and their yeshivas are being disqualified because of it, report says.

Yeshivas are being disqualified - for keeping COVID-19 rules

'Disposables tax' to cost yeshivas 14 million annually

Haredi MK Maklev's office finds disposable 'tax' will cost yeshivas over a million shekel per month.

'Disposables tax' to cost yeshivas 14 million annually

Supporting Torah learning in the Religious-Zionist world

The One-to-One Foundation distributes a million shekels per year to families of Torah students, enabling them to prepare for Yom Tov.

Supporting Torah learning in the Religious-Zionist world

Swastika burned into New Jersey yeshiva’s driveway

Police are investigating, with the ADL calling for action so swastikas are no longer used to "instill fear in Jews and their institutions."

Swastika burned into New Jersey yeshiva’s driveway

Yeshivas and the pandemic, Here and there

Things seem to be working out for students coming to Israel, but one has to keep checking the situation. Op-ed.

Yeshivas and the pandemic, Here and there

New documentary tackles debate over secular education in New York City yeshivas

Documentary film focuses on hot-button issue of secular education mandates for yeshivas in New York City.

New film tackles debate over secular education in NY yeshivas

Rabbi Moshe Sternbuch: 'There is no vacation from Torah study'

Yeshiva students ask for words of wisdom ahead of vacation - only to be told there is no vacation.

Haredi rabbi: 'There is no vacation from Torah study'

All vaccinated yeshiva students to be allowed into Israel

Students with proof of vaccination or recovery can return to Israel to study this fall.

All vaccinated yeshiva students to be allowed into Israel

Oversight of Orthodox yeshivas becomes a major issue in New York City’s mayoral race

Oversight of Orthodox yeshivas in New York City has emerged as a major issue in this year's mayoral race.

How Orthodox yeshivas became a major issue in NYC mayoral race

Health Ministry vaccine drive to target yeshiva students

Health Ministry begins new vaccine drive targeting yeshiva students ahead of Passover vacation.

Vaccine drive to target yeshivas

Report alleges minimal oversight of yeshiva 'capsule' system

Gov't denies allegations that thousands of students have not been tested for coronavirus.

Report alleges minimal oversight of yeshiva 'capsule' system

Under 400 COVID-19 patients from religious Zionist yeshivas

Association of Higher Yeshivot rejects claims they have similar percentage of coronavirus cases as haredi yeshivas.

Under 400 COVID-19 patients from religious Zionist yeshivas

Haaretz journalist Chaim Levinson defends haredi schools

Haredim deserve money 'no more than others, and no less,' Haaretz's Chaim Levinson tweets.

Haaretz journalist defends haredi schools

These are the yeshivas with the highest coronavirus infection rates

Home Front Command publishes statistics, revealing which yeshivas have high numbers of coronavirus infections.

Which yeshivas are coronavirus hotspots?

Agudath Israel: 'Religious expression, education shouldn't be last priority for reopening'

Orthodox leaders press for reopening guidance as parents say yeshivas are already holding classes.

'Religious expression shouldn't be last on the priority list'

Rabbi Gershon Edelstein: 'Why were so many haredim affected by coronavirus?'

Leading haredi rabbi explains why, in his opinion, so many of the Israelis who contracted coronavirus were from the haredi community.

'Why were so many haredim affected by coronavirus?'

New details emerge on how yeshivas will reopen

New plan to allow yeshivas to reopen includes lockdown, splitting students into groups.

This is what yeshivas will look like when they reopen

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.

5,000 students stranded in Elad after yeshiva closures

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 well

Preschools and hesder yeshivas to close

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.

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

Breaking with tradition, Israeli Chabad yeshivas ban summer jobs

Chabad yeshivas in Israel ban their students from working in summer camps.

Breaking with tradition, Israeli Chabad yeshivas ban summer jobs

NY yeshivas won't have to increase secular studies

NY State Supreme Court judge strikes down regulations ordering more secular studies in yeshivas.

NY yeshivas won't have to increase secular studies

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.

Number of yeshiva students surges to record high

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.

NY yeshivas could lose funding for not meeting state guidelines

Increase in students attending NY yeshivas

Number of students at Jewish day schools nearly equal to students at charter schools in New York State.

Increase in students attending NY yeshivas

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.

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

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.

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

'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.

'A soldier who smokes shoots less accurately'