Word of the Day Giyus: What Soldiers and Money Have in Common

Israelis find an excuse to party for both definitions of the Hebrew word.

Thousands of extremist ultra-Orthodox men gathered in Bnei Brak, Jerusalem and several other locations last week to demonstrate against a High Court of Justice decision to stop funding the studies of yeshiva students who defer their giyus (ghee-YOOS) and to protest the arrest of one yeshiva student who failed to arrive...