Summer School Break Shortened; Holiday Breaks Lengthened

Breaking with tradition, the school year will start on August 26 rather than on September 1. This will allow schools traction before Rosh Hashana.Aryeh ben Hayim, 5/31/2011, 3:56 PM

Video: INN Meets Bible Contest Participants

Ahead of Tuesday's international Bible Contest in Jerusalem, INN TV met and spoke with some of the contestants.Elad Benari and Yoni Kempinski, 5/10/2011, 4:16 AM

Saar: No More Lies, We're Keeping Hevron

Education Minister Saar visits Gush Etzion, says students will be taken to see Jewish holy sites in Hevron.Maayana Miskin, 2/15/2011, 11:04 PM

Education Minister Joins Samarian Kindergarten Kids

Education Minister Gideon Sa'ar visits kindergarten in the Samaria town of Elkana.Elad Benari and Yoni Kempinski, 1/7/2011, 2:15 AM

Education Minister in Beit El

Education Minister Saar paid a visit to Beit El today, telling the crowd, “I’ve approved 2 more nursery schools here, so hurry up and build them!”Hillel Fendel, 10/28/2010, 11:22 AM

500 Israeli Academics Demand Right to Boycott Selves

The Education Minister thinks academics have no right to call for a boycott on their own universities. 500 profs say they do, too.Gil Ronen, 7/8/2010, 9:27 PM

Education Minister Lights Western Wall Menorah

Minister of Education Gideon Saar lights the sixth Chanukah candle at the Western Wall Plaza, discusses importance of Jerusalem to the Jews.Malkah Fleisher, 12/16/2009, 10:09 PM

Lone Voice at Rabin Memorial: Stop Blaming Nationalists

Likud Minister Gideon Saar was a lone voice at Rabin memorial Saturday night while others mourned Oslo instead of Rabin. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/7/2009, 11:44 PM

Saar: Public Schools First Priority for Education Spending

Education Minister Gidon Saar says Israel must put public schools first – even at the expense of hareidi-religious and Arab schools.Maayana Miskin, 9/21/2009, 6:33 PM

Saar Plays Down Changes: No Attempt to Judaize Arabs

Education Minister Saar denies trying to 'Judaize' Israel's Arabs, as Arab leaders announce a strike.Maayana Miskin, 9/2/2009, 1:15 PM

Last-Minute Solution to Petach Tikva School Crisis

The Education Ministry, the city of Petach Tikva, and local schools have reached a last-minute deal to absorb 100 immigrant pupils. Maayana Miskin, 8/31/2009, 9:02 PM

Saar Drops 'Nakba,' Arab Groups Furious

Education Minister Gideon Saar says Israeli schools cannot teach that the creation of the state was a disaster. Arab groups furious.Maayana Miskin, 8/31/2009, 6:22 PM

No Immigrants? No Funding, Semi-Private Schools Told

Semi-private schools that refused to take in immigrants from Ethiopia may lose their funding, as the Education Ministry rejects compromise deal.Maayana Miskin, 8/30/2009, 11:07 PM

Despite Problems, Teachers Union Praises Saar

Teachers Organization head Ran Erez is impressed by Gideon Saar despite problems facing schools this year.IsraelNN TV staff, 8/30/2009, 9:48 PM

Netanyahu Reveals Anti-Violence Plan

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu revealed details of his "Zero Tolerance for Violence" policy.Zalman Nelson, 8/30/2009, 12:11 PM

Parents Want Dress Code for Teachers: No Belly Buttons

Teachers may have to dress more modestly this year. The Association of Israeli Parents wants a ban on mini-skirts and exposed tummies. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/25/2009, 8:52 AM