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  • Yeshiva students try to block Christians from King David’s Tomb

    June 1, 2015 | 2:43 pm

    A group of yeshiva students tried to prevent Greek Orthodox Christians from entering King David’s Tomb in the Old City of Jerusalem.

    Monday morning’s incident was the second time in two days that Jewish students attempted to block access to the site, which is holy to Jews,...

  • Bibi tables talk on extending law delaying military service

    January 18, 2012 | 11:07 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has delayed discussion of extending a law for five more years that allows yeshiva students to delay their military service.

    Netanyahu said in a statement issued from his office Wednesday that he will talk about the length of the extension of...

  • Israeli chief rabbi: give stipends to yeshiva and university students

    November 4, 2010 | 12:15 pm

    An Israeli chief rabbi told university students that stipends for yeshiva students should also apply to them.

    Sephardic Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar met Thursday with leaders of the National Students Union at his office in Jerusalem to discuss an amendment to the state budget bill that...

  • Israeli students protest yeshiva stipend

    November 2, 2010 | 9:49 am

    Thousands of Israeli university students gathered in Jerusalem to protest a bill that would provide stipends to yeshiva students.

    As many as 10,000 students from universities throughout the country arrived by chartered buses to the capital Monday evening for the protest march from...