‚State-funded institutions should be inspected‘

07.12.2011                      11.Kislev. 5772


'State-funded institutions should be inspected'

MK Gafni: Yeshiva inspections should only continue if other state-funded institutions also put under scrutiny.

Following recent reports that the Finance Ministry has suspended inspections of state-funded yeshivot, MK Moshe Gafni (United Torah Judaism) insisted that he was in favor of such inspections, as long as other state-funded institutions are also put under similar scrutiny.
Procedures for ensuring the number of students declared by state-funded yeshiva high schools and kollels (yeshivot for married students) correlates with the actual number of students in attendance were made more stringent early in 2011. This followed the exposure of a number of incidents in which some 37 yeshivot were found to have falsely inflated their student numbers in order to receive more state funds….