yeshiva students

Haredi parents in New York say yeshivas already holding classes

“This week the underground yeshivas became the norm, and many have stopped the phone lessons.”

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
20/05/2020
Dirshu students taking the tests in Boro Park, Brooklyn
Police shut down Brooklyn yeshiva with around 60 students

"I can’t stress how dangerous this is for our young people,” NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio wrote following the incident.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
19/05/2020
Border Police go about coronavirus inspections in Mea Shearim, a haredi neighborhood in Jerusalem.
Does living in an Orthodox yeshiva increase coronavirus?

According to a new study by Prof. Ayal Kimhi, two to three factors can explain the gaps in infection between municipalities.

Rabbis Edelstein and Kanievsky postpone beginning of yeshiva semester

The rabbis also appealed to mothers and called on them to dedicate a room in the home so that their sons could study appropriately.

One World Trade is seen behind a sign that flashes an emergency alert, as the coronavirus disease (C
Miami Beach hotel sued after canceling Passover vacation for 1,200

Students, parents and staff of the Magen David Yeshivah in Brooklyn had rented 621 rooms for about 1,200 guests for the April program at the Eden Roc hotel.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
02/04/2020
Rabbi Baruch Mordechai Ezrachi delivers a torah lesson at Ateret Yisrael Yeshiva in Jerusalem, Novem
Litzman told all ultra-Orthodox schools, yeshivas to close down

The health minister’s legal adviser sent a letter on Wednesday underlining that all ultra-Orthodox educational institutions, many of which have remained open despite the coronavirus, must be closed.

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Coronavirus crisis: Gap year programs try to adapt or send students home

Yeshivas and seminaries have been affected by the restrictive measures announced by the Israeli authorities against the spread of the coronavirus, some deciding to send the students back home.

Rabbi Baruch Mordechai Ezrachi delivers a torah lesson at Ateret Yisrael Yeshiva in Jerusalem, Novem
Police, officials discuss with ultra-Orthodox leaders on school closures

The most senior ultra-Orthodox rabbis ruled on Sunday night to keep schools open, but to reduce class sizes, increase distance between pupils in accordance with Health Ministry directives

Flagship ultra-Orthodox yeshivas learn Torah despite coronavirus

Chief Rabbi Yosef says prayer services of up to 15 people permissible

Ultra-Orthodox men study in a yeshiva. ‘I know we like to say questioning is a Jewish trait, but I t
Head of yeshiva in Gush Etzion tests positive for coronavirus

Rabbi Singer urged that anyone who had been in contact with him for more than 15 minutes in a space less than 2 meters must go into isolation and report it to the Ministry of Health.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
11/03/2020
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