Who Pays for Yeshiva Students?

Income assurance for yeshiva students at a cost of 111 million shekels has become a political hot potato.

By JREPORT STAFF
November 9, 2010 15:41
4 minute read.
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Yeshiva 311. (photo credit: Courtesy)

 
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