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yi shee vuh

  • n  an academy for the advanced study of Jewish texts (primarily the Talmud)

  • The massacre in the nationalist yeshiva revives the goals of the settlers and raises the specter of Hamas' old terror tactics.
  • Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's Saturday night sermons to a few dozen black-hatted yeshiva seminarians in an obscure Jerusalem synagogue have become a spectator sport, although it's more like .
  • In a series of raids following tip-offs from victims' relatives, neighbors and hospital workers, the police have arrested ultra-orthodox wives, husbands and yeshiva students.
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  • Frequent ‘Heading’ of Soccer Ball May Lead to Brain Injury
    A new study has found that soccer players who frequently hit the ball with their heads have brain abnormalities resembling those found in patients with concussions. For the study, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University used advanced imaging techniques and cognitive tests that assessed memory. “We studied soccer players because soccer [...]
    June 15, 2013 - Psych Central
  • Rabbi Fogelman, spiritual leader, dies
    WORCESTER - Rabbi Hershel Fogelman, leader of the Yeshiva Achei Tmimim synagogue and Yeshiva Academy, died Sunday. He was 91.
    June 12, 2013 - Worcester Telegram & Gazette
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine Hosts Conference on Jewish Genetic Research
    Today, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University convened a one-day conference on Jewish genetics designed to encourage collaboration and advance the field of research. Such research could help scientists identify causes and potential treatments for population-specific diseases as well as more common disorders afflicting the general population.
    June 11, 2013 - Newswise

  • Rabbi Ovadia Yosef in U.S. News & World Report
    These are people who do not have Torah, people who want civil marriages, shops that sell pork, and the army enlistment of yeshiva students,Rabbi Yosef said. "My heart is heavy. Heaven forbid people support them. This is completely...
  • Dorit Beinisch in Yeshiva World News
    In her ruling, Supreme Court President Dorit Beinish said: "There is no place for distinction between yeshiva students in any other institutions."
  • President Bush in Reuters
    I condemn in the strongest possible terms the terrorist attack in Jerusalem that targeted innocent students at the Mercaz Harav Yeshiva,Bush said in a statement.

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