Finance Ministry and Habayit Hayehudi both claim victory in yeshiva funding cuts battle
Ministry officials say ultra-Orthodox students are now receiving half their 2012 support, but MK Nissan Slomiansky says ultra-Orthodox yeshivas have been spared from planned cuts.
The Finance Ministry and Habayit Hayehudi have different takes on what the ministry says are major funding cuts for yeshivas. The chairman of the Knesset Finance Committee, MK Nissan Slomiansky (Habayit Hayehudi), doesn’t take exception to the Finance Ministry figures, but is highlighting an agreement reached Thursday to scrap planned funding cuts. For its part, the Finance Ministry says...
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