'Beginning the journey to words and numbers'

President of Israel opens school year with first graders at Noam Eliyahu religious school in Netivot.Mordechai Sones, 9/2/2018, 1:30 PM

'We made sure Gush Katif evictees would not be refugees'

PM opens school year with students in Yad Binyamin, also addressing US decision on UNRWA. 'Did we keep refugees who came here refugees? No.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2018, 12:05 PM

2.3 million students start school year

1,048,000 students starting elementary school, of which 167,000 beginning first grade - including son of the education minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2018, 8:56 AM

'No drama, no strikes' as the 2017/2018 school year begins

2017/2018 school year begins Friday for 2,272,000 students. Education Minister praises smooth start of school year: 'No drama, no strikes'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2017, 8:49 AM

Natan Sharansky shows children how to make peace sandwiches

Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky delivers back-to-school message for Israeli children and parents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2017, 11:16 AM

Needy students receive brand-new backpacks

Haredi organization distributes backpacks, school supplies, to secular needy children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2017, 11:13 AM

President Rivlin opens school year with haredi children

President Rivlin visits 'Boston' school in Bnei Brak, speaks to children on first day of new school year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2017, 1:13 PM

Parents jump for joy: 7 less vacation days for kids

Caving to parents' pressure, Education Minister Bennett adds seven days to the school year. Will this help children, the economy, or both?Chana Roberts, 7/6/2017, 12:53 PM

Netanyahu opens school year with visit to Arab town

Prime Minister and Education Minister Bennett welcome students to their first day of school an elementary school in the Arab town of Tamra.JTA, 9/2/2016, 3:27 AM

Organization distributes bookbags to needy children

As the school year draws nigh, not everyone can afford to replace a ripped bookbag or buy new pencils. Enter Project Illuminate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/22/2016, 8:58 PM

Netanyahu Tells First Graders: Be Zionists, Play Soccer

School year opens: prime minister doles out advice to pupils and President Rivlin reminisces about his first grade teacher Hava.Gil Ronen, 9/1/2015, 12:42 PM

Livni, Bennett Squabble Over School Year Ideals

As children return to school, the political rivals find it hard to agree over the most basic values.Gil Ronen, 9/1/2015, 10:29 AM

Teachers Won't Strike, But Parents Will Over Safety Issues

Education Minister Naftali Bennett managed to avert a teachers' strike this year - but he hasn't been able to prevent a parents' strike.Moshe Cohen, 9/1/2015, 3:15 AM

School Year Kicks Off with Series of Reforms

Nearly 2.2 million Israelis to begin school on Tuesday - and it may look very different from last year.Ido Ben-Porat, 8/31/2015, 7:59 PM