Yeshiva World News

Q&A: Should Anyone Worry About A $22 Trillion National Debt?

The government surpassed a dubious milestone this week: Its debt topped $22 trillion — that’s trillion, with a “t″ — for the first time.

Piles of federal debt have been growing ever higher for years, fueled by accumulating annual deficits, which themselves have been driven by tax cuts, government spending increases and the mounting costs of Medicare and Social Security and interest on the debt itself.

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Chareidim In Eretz Yisrael Lead When It Comes To Volunteerism & Donation Percentage Of Disposable Income

A new study conducted by the Chareidi Institute for Policy Research, which recently examined the rates of volunteering in Israel, reveals that the closer one is to a religious lifestyle, the greater the willingness to volunteer and contribute to others – in terms of time (physically becoming involved) and money (financial contribution).

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HaGaon HaRav Kook Heads To Chutz L’aretz To Save The Yeshiva

During his weekly schmooze on Tuesday night for hundreds of talmidim in Yeshivas Maor HaTalmud in Rehovot, the mashgiach, HaGaon HaRav Shlomo Chaim Ginuar, veered from his regular words to share the yeshiva’s difficult plight with his talmidim, explaining to them the rosh yeshiva, HaGaon HaRav Avraham Yitzchak Kook, who is 79, left for the Diaspora to raise funds in the hope of saving the yeshiva.

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