Israel’s Education Ministry still is not accepting degrees from Yeshiva University, despite being ordered to do so a year ago. The Knesset’s Education Committee discussed the issue Sunday, joined by the university’s president, Richard Joel. The degrees are being rejected due to a bureaucratic loophole that bars giving full credit for a student’s year abroad in an Israeli yeshiva.
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