U.S.-born Knesset Member Denies Calling for Shutting Down Yeshivas

After harsh criticism from the head of the prominent Baltimore yeshiva he once attended, Haredi Yesh Atid member Rabbi Dov Lipman said he only advocated making state funding contingent on teaching math and English.

Rabbi Dov Lipman, an America-born member of the Israel Knesset from the Yesh Atid party, has responded to a vitriolic tirade issued against him by the head...