Israeli Court Rules Teen Can’t Be Forced to Go to Yeshiva

Haifa court overturns lower court ruling that sided with father’s wishes against son’s will.

The Haifa District Court overturned a Magistrate's Court ruling that forced a 16-year-old boy to study in a yeshiva as his father demanded, against his will. The court accepted the youth's appeal and ordered that he be allowed to register at a technical school of his choice.