Ministry Seeks 60% Support for Textbook Lending

If 60% of parents agree to rent, rather than buy, children’s textbooks, schools will open lending programs.Maayana Miskin, 6/19/2013, 3:10 PM

Piron: I'm Feeling Well

Education Minister Shai Piron was released from hospital after falling ill during a flight from Poland to Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/14/2013, 10:32 PM

Bill: Cops May Enter Noisy Homes without Warrant

Knesset passes bill that would allow police to break into a home and search it, if it is too noisy.Gil Ronen, 6/6/2013, 6:20 PM

Piron: More Kids to Get Textbooks from School

A program that would allow children to receive textbooks from schools and return them at the end of the school year will be expanded David Lev, 5/26/2013, 8:38 PM

Piron to Investigate Politicization at Bezalel Academy

Education Minister Shai Piron has opened an investigation into the admission procedures at the Bezalel Academy in JerusalemDavid Lev, 5/26/2013, 5:16 PM

Piron: I’m Protecting Rabbi Ariel – if He Ran, He Would Lose

Minister Piron says he objects to Rabbi Ariel’s candidacy for the rabbi’s sake. 'He's above this.' Rabbi Druckman doesn't agree.Maayana Miskin, 5/24/2013, 10:14 AM

Piron on Deri: A Simple Conversation Turned into a Storm

Education Minister stresses that the cut in funding of Shas's schools will happen when his public hareidi schools are established.Elad Benari, 5/14/2013, 5:35 PM

Budget of Shas Schools Will Not be Cut

Deri, Piron and Lapid agree to postpone the planned cuts in Shas's network of schools.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2013, 2:15 AM

Piron Blasted for 'Fridays Off' Plan

Education Minister Rabbi Shai Piron faces flak over a news report that he plans to turn Fridays into a day off from school.Elad Benari, 4/29/2013, 5:15 AM

‘Let’s Bring Israel’s Schools into 21st Century’

Education Minister urges reform, promises not to fire teachers.Maayana Miskin, 4/28/2013, 2:15 PM

Piron to Cut Back on School Vacation Days

Education Minister Shai Piron plans to cut back on the number of school vacation days that students in Israel have every year.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/27/2013, 12:25 AM

Piron: Israel Cannot Afford 'Brain Drain'

Education Minister Rabbi Shai Piron said that the state needed to provide the proper resources to prevent "brain drain"David Lev, 4/16/2013, 10:12 PM

Min. Piron 'Hugely Jealous' of Bible Quiz Contestants

Education Minister tells competitors his childhood dream was to be like them.David Lev and Gil Ronen, 4/14/2013, 6:29 PM

Hareidi PR Man Defends ‘Yesh Atid’

Well-known hareidi figure calls to end attacks on Yesh Atid. "Enough hate."Maayana Miskin, 4/7/2013, 4:58 PM

Record Tourism in Gush Etzion

A record number of tourists visit the Judea region and Gush Etzion. Most popular: Herodium, Deer Land. New minister among visitors. Maayana Miskin, 3/29/2013, 12:46 PM

Yesh Atid to Receive Education Ministry – Report

According to latest updates, Netanyahu has agreed to appoint Rabbi Shai Piron Education MinisterGil Ronen, 3/13/2013, 7:14 PM

Yesh Atid Pioneers 'Regional Representation' in the Knesset

Yesh Atid is assigning MKs responsibility for geographical areas of the country.David Lev, 3/4/2013, 1:14 AM