Israeli Government Deal Ties Birthright Funding to Subsidies for ultra-Orthodox Yeshivas

Yesh Atid and Habayit Hayehudi parties agree to free up $51.3 million for Birthright and Masa in exchange for restoring yeshivas' funds for foreign students, if they adopt Zionist programming.

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A compromise between two governing parties on Monday saved 180 million shekels ($51.3 million) in public funding for the