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Rocket Preparedness Drill to be Held in Schools

Israeli children will practice moving briskly to their “safe spaces,” getting to a shelter and hiding from rockets on Thursday.Chana Ya'ar, 2/13/2013, 4:36 PM

Adelsons Donate $50 Million to Jewish Education

Billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam, have donated $50 million to Jewish private schools in Las Vegas. Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/10/2013, 5:32 PM

Israel Rejects 'Profoundly Unobjective' Report

Israel’s Education Ministry rejects findings of a study that determined that Arab texts rarely demonize Israel or incite hatred against JewsRachel Hirshfeld , 2/5/2013, 12:35 PM

British Schools to Nix Hebrew as Foreign Language

The British government is planning to exclude Hebrew from its list of officially recognized languages for primary schools. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/18/2012, 12:13 AM

Holocaust to Become Part of Australian Curriculum

Holocaust education will become part of the national compulsory educational curriculum in schools across Australia. Rachel Hirshfeld, 12/17/2012, 3:44 AM

Only Jewish School in New Zealand Capital Closes

The only Jewish day school in New Zealand’s capital city of Wellington has closed after over 25 years of serving the community. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/10/2012, 8:09 PM

'Jerusalem of North' Tells of Pre-WWII Jewish Life

Lithuania launched a new campaign for European students that reveals the country's once rich Jewish culture, as well as its tragic end. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/10/2012, 4:46 AM

Public School Indoctrinates with Anti-Israel Rap

A public school teacher in Australia has been disciplined after playing an overtly anti-Israel song to her students. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/3/2012, 9:55 PM

New Course Teaches Profession of a Community Rabbi

The Barkai Center for Practical Rabbinics was founded to give rabbis tools to effectively lead communities and congregations.Yoni Kempinski, 11/13/2012, 8:30 AM

Naale Turns Jewish Children into Israeli Adults

Naale enables young Jews to study at an exclusive, top quality academy while learning to be independent, self-sufficient and resilient.Darryl Egnal, 11/8/2012, 6:37 PM

School Textbook Confusing Judaism, Islam Withdrawn

A religious studies textbook is so littered with errors confusing Judaism and Islam that it has produced a leaflet of corrections.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/4/2012, 2:44 PM

Intel CEO Launches Israel Education Project

Intel Corp. CEO arrived in Israel to launch the company's $5 million investment in Israeli high schools over the next four years.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/2/2012, 12:44 AM

Suspects Arrested in Shooting of Malala Yousufzai

The main suspect in the shooting of Malala Yousufzai, the teenage activist who spoke out against the Taliban, has been arrested.Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/24/2012, 9:30 PM

Saudi-Funded UN Agency Seeks to Edit Textbooks

The UN agency that promotes education and which is heavily funded by Saudi Arabia, is seeking to edit school textbooks worldwide. Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/18/2012, 10:44 AM

Israeli Kids' Career Choices: Medicine and Science

Israeli kids are twice as motivated to become doctors as are kids elsewhereDavid Lev, 9/20/2012, 7:06 PM

Report: Israel is the Second-Most Educated Country

The “Education at a Glance 2012” report finds that 64% of Israelis reach higher education, second only to Canada.Elad Benari, 9/12/2012, 5:44 AM

Teachers: Kindergarten 'Change' Too Much Work

The new law providing a free kindergarten education is great for parents, but, as it turns out, hard on kindergarten teachersDavid Lev, 9/6/2012, 1:59 PM

Israel Advocacy Gets a Boost with CAMERA

CAMERA brought dozens of students from across the US to participate in Leadership and Advocacy Training Conference.Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/28/2012, 9:24 PM

Toddlers Begin New School Year – for Free

Prime Minister compliments himself for affording free education from age 3, mentions "adorable" Barak.Gil Ronen, 8/26/2012, 7:53 PM

Ending Grade Inflation Or Back To Inequality

British high school exam scores declined as part of a policy to combat grade inflation.Amiel Ungar, 8/24/2012, 6:00 AM

Shoham Tops for Bagrut Eligibilty Rates

Shoham tops the list of towns in Israel for matriculation eligibility rates.David Lev, 8/23/2012, 11:06 AM

‘Stop American Terrorist from Speaking in Israel’

The New Liberal Movement is concerned by reports that an American terrorist is planning to speak at an Israeli high school. Maayana Miskin, 8/22/2012, 12:15 AM

Emanuel 2? Elad Father Sues over School Rejection

A father in Elad sues after a Hassidic school rejects his daughter as a student. Maayana Miskin, 8/21/2012, 8:22 PM

Holocaust Studies Cease, Students Pray to Allah

Many British schools are ceasing to teach the Holocaust in history lessons in order to avoid offending Muslim students.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/19/2012, 2:33 PM

'StandWithUs' Launches New Israel Advocacy Program

The pro-Israel advocacy group StandWithUs is launching a new program aimed at training teens to become leaders on future college campuses.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/9/2012, 2:30 PM

Tzohar Conference Deals with Modern Challenges

Annual conference by the Tzohar organization focused on how parents should deal with the challenges of the Facebook generation.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 7/30/2012, 5:15 AM

Study: Pre-Primary Education to Cost 2.3 Billion

Implementing the lower age for compulsory education will cost the government 2.3 billion shekels, and 1.4 billion annually, study finds. Maayana Miskin, 7/18/2012, 9:21 PM

Soldiers from 29 Countries Complete Hebrew Course

Three of four participants in special course are lone soldiers, 47% will go on to serve in field and combat units.Gil Ronen, 7/16/2012, 11:18 AM

‘Land of Israel’ Exam Features Christian Crosses

High school “Land of Israel” exam features Christian crosses. Is the Education Ministry trying to undermine students with Christianity?Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/8/2012, 8:58 AM

College in Samaria to Receive University Status

Ariel College, based in central Samaria, is finally to become a full-fledged university despite left-wing opposition.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/27/2012, 10:22 AM

Saar: Israeli Democracy Provides Tools For Protest

Education Min. Gideon Saar lays cornerstone for new 12 classroom building in Tekoa's Jewish Unity School. "Achievement on the rise".Amiel Ungar, 6/25/2012, 6:03 PM

Israel Funding Islamic Movement Schools

An argument over core subjects in independent schools reveals that Israel is funding radical Islamic movement. Maayana Miskin, 6/19/2012, 6:18 PM

PhD Recipients Bury the Word ‘Handicapped’

A record-breaking 366 graduating Ph.Ds at Hebrew Univ. Mount Scopus campus prove the word “handicapped” is obsolete. “Anything is possible.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/11/2012, 8:51 AM

Arab Students Insult Anthem at Yellin Academy

Graduation ceremony at 99-year-old David Yellin College was bilingual, yet Arab students refused to rise for HaTikva. Gil Ronen, 6/4/2012, 1:16 PM

Hebrew Charter School to Strengthen D.C. Community

Sela Public Charter School, a Hebrew language public charter school, has been granted a conditional charter to open in District of Columbia.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/25/2012, 9:15 AM

Amit Students Learn Safe Surfing

Students in the religious-Zionist Amit network learn Internet safety, create Torah-study train in honor of education day. Maayana Miskin, 4/3/2012, 11:49 AM

Controversy as Civics Book Says Left ‘More Humane’

A new civics textbook has caused controversy as it terms the political left ‘more humane’ and says Nakba Law ‘harms Arab rights.’Maayana Miskin, 3/30/2012, 12:25 PM

Changes to Education, Restoration of Balance?

Minister Gideon Sa'ar: The expansion of the Council for Higher Education will result in quality, variety and balance.Rachel Hirshfeld, 3/12/2012, 4:34 PM

Video:Age-Old Ceremony for 'First-Born' Immigrants

Eleven immigrant students from Russia, all first-born, were “redeemed” in a moving Pidyon HaBen ceremony at Boys Town JerusalemYoni Kempinski, 2/29/2012, 11:04 AM

Holocaust Education: Prevalent and Relevant

Increased demand among foreigners to study Holocaust; Increased need to heed its lessons.Rachel Hirshfeld, 2/15/2012, 5:39 PM

Opinion: Academic Pluralism?

Teachers seek to limit academic pluralism by declaring that they will not take part in educational tours of Hevron.Rachel Hirshfeld, 2/8/2012, 2:14 AM

OECD Report: Israel 2nd Among Educated Countries

New OECD report places Israel in second place in terms of the number of its academics. No surpise to Jewish mothers.Elad Benari, 2/2/2012, 3:15 AM

IDF: Preparing the Next Generation

IDF Emergency Situation Instructors are coming to a school near you to ensure children are prepared for the vicissitudes of life in Israel.Gabe Kahn., 1/31/2012, 9:49 PM

More Than 1,000 Israelis Learn in Hebron, Jenin

More than 1,000 Israeli citizens are learning in Palestinian Authority universities in Hevron and Jenin.Chana Ya'ar, 1/29/2012, 11:35 AM

Knesset Approves Free Education from Age 3

New law that would allow for free education for children starting at the age of three approved by the Israeli government.Elad Benari, 1/9/2012, 3:17 AM

Gov't Launches New I-CORE Centers

The government is set to launch four new I-CORE centers -- its new strategy for stemming the tide of Israeli academic "brain drain."Chana Ya'ar, 12/29/2011, 2:47 PM

Revealed: Education and Income in Israel

Data to be revealed at a Jerusalem conference confirms the strong link between education, employment and income in Israel.Maayana Miskin, 9/18/2011, 10:15 AM

More Israelis Choose Religious Schools

More Israelis are choosing religious education for their children as the school year begins. Maayana Miskin, 9/4/2011, 5:00 PM

Daycare Centers to Fly the Flag

Israel's daycare centers will begin the week by raising the flag. 'Not just for Independence Day,' coordinator explains. Maayana Miskin, 8/31/2011, 9:21 PM

Eichler: Hareidi Children Need Protection

Hareidi-religious children in Israel's south are at high risk, says MK Eichler, who calls for immediate protection. Maayana Miskin, 8/29/2011, 1:16 AM

Soft Love for Tough Youth

Young US Jews, mostly Birthright alumni, are teaching English to underprivileged Israeli youth. "Tikkun Olam” (repairing the world) at work.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/2/2011, 8:35 AM

US Teachers Meet Israeli Peers

Teach For America members met their Teach First Israel counterparts to learn from one another how best to inspire disadvantaged students.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 7/26/2011, 1:14 AM

Israel Goes for Gold in Physics

Israel's delegation to the International Physics Olympiad returned home Tuesday, bringing home five medals – 2 gold, 2 silver, and 1 bronze.David Lev, 7/20/2011, 3:45 AM

Approval for Digital Textbooks

A law that would provide students with a digital alternative to standard textbooks is making its way through the Knesset.Maayana Miskin, 7/17/2011, 6:04 PM

U.S. Archives Jews' Expulsion

A massive photographic treasure documenting the Jewish presence in the Old City of Jerusalem long before 1948 was unearthed last month in the U.S.Chana Ya'ar, 7/11/2011, 6:21 PM

Academics in Gaza, Israel Agree

On politics, graduates of Islamic University in Gaza are more or less in line with leftist Israeli academicians.Gil Ronen, 7/11/2011, 11:16 AM