Ministry Seeks 60% Support for Textbook LendingIf 60% of parents agree to rent, rather than buy, children’s textbooks, schools will open lending programs.
MK: Jewish Values are Israel’s ‘Core Curriculum’MK Chetboun wonders why the government is pushing English and math, but not Jewish values, Torah and Zionism.
Jews Urge Enhanced Education Following Attack on RabbiJews urge German lawmakers to enhance educational tolerance programs following recent attack on German rabbi.
Government Goal: 500 Arab Teachers for Jewish SchoolsFormer Education Minister lauds government plan to integrate hundreds of Arab teachers in the Jewish school system.
Almost Blind Girl and Father Lead Creative ProjectInnovative audio project led by an almost blind girl in Israel catching the imagination of children & social investors around the world.
‘Let’s Bring Israel’s Schools into 21st Century’Education Minister urges reform, promises not to fire teachers.
Bar-Ilan University: Live in Israel, Study in EnglishBar-Ilan University's Intl. B.A. Programs present aspiring students with new options for studying in Israel in English.
Irish Teachers Call For Academic Boycott of IsraelThe AJC has expressed outrage over calls by the Teachers Union of Ireland to institute an academic boycott against the state of Israel.
Hamas Law Bans 'Zionist' Ties, Co-Education in GazaA law banning “normalizing ties with the Zionist occupation” as well as co-education schooling in the Gaza Strip has entered into force.
Rocket Preparedness Drill to be Held in SchoolsIsraeli children will practice moving briskly to their “safe spaces,” getting to a shelter and hiding from rockets on Thursday.
Adelsons Donate $50 Million to Las Vegas Jewish EducationBillionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam, have donated $50 million to Jewish private schools in Las Vegas.
Israel Rejects 'Profoundly Unobjective' Education ReportIsrael’s Education Ministry rejects findings of a study that determined that Arab texts rarely demonize Israel or incite hatred against Jews
British Schools to Exclude Hebrew as Foreign LanguageThe British government is planning to exclude Hebrew from its list of officially recognized languages for primary schools.
Holocaust Ed. to Become Part of Australian National CurriculumHolocaust education will become part of the national compulsory educational curriculum in schools across Australia.
Only Jewish Day School in New Zealand Capital ClosesThe only Jewish day school in New Zealand’s capital city of Wellington has closed after over 25 years of serving the community.
'Jerusalem of the North' Recounts Pre-WWII Jewish HeritageLithuania launched a new campaign for European students that reveals the country's once rich Jewish culture, as well as its tragic end.
Public School Teacher Indoctrinates with Anti-Israel RapA public school teacher in Australia has been disciplined after playing an overtly anti-Israel song to her students.
New Program Teaches the Profession of a Community RabbiThe Barkai Center for Practical Rabbinics was founded to give rabbis tools to effectively lead communities and congregations.
Naale Elite Academy Turns Jewish Children into Israeli AdultsNaale enables young Jews to study at an exclusive, top quality academy while learning to be independent, self-sufficient and resilient.
School Textbook Confusing Judaism and Islam WithdrawnA religious studies textbook is so littered with errors confusing Judaism and Islam that it has produced a leaflet of corrections.
Intel CEO Launches $5 Million Israel Education ProjectIntel Corp. CEO arrived in Israel to launch the company's $5 million investment in Israeli high schools over the next four years.
Suspects Arrested in Taliban Shooting of Pakistani SchoolgirlThe main suspect in the shooting of Malala Yousufzai, the teenage activist who spoke out against the Taliban, has been arrested.
Saudi-Funded UN Agency Seeks to Edit Textbooks WorldwideThe UN agency that promotes education and which is heavily funded by Saudi Arabia, is seeking to edit school textbooks worldwide.
Israeli Kids' Career Choices: Medicine and ScienceIsraeli kids are twice as motivated to become doctors as are kids elsewhere
Report: Israel is the Second-Most Educated CountryThe “Education at a Glance 2012” report finds that 64% of Israelis reach higher education, second only to Canada.
Teachers: Kindergarten 'Change' Too Much Work For UsThe new law providing a free kindergarten education is great for parents, but, as it turns out, hard on kindergarten teachers
Israel Advocacy Gets a Boost as Students Train to Fight BiasCAMERA brought dozens of students from across the US to participate in Leadership and Advocacy Training Conference.
Toddlers Begin New School Year – for FreePrime Minister compliments himself for affording free education from age 3, mentions "adorable" Barak.
British GCSE Results Drop First Time In History; Gove PleasedBritish high school exam scores declined as part of a policy to combat grade inflation.
Shoham Tops for Bagrut Eligibilty RatesShoham tops the list of towns in Israel for matriculation eligibility rates.
‘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.
Emanuel 2? Elad Father Sues over School RejectionA father in Elad sues after a Hassidic school rejects his daughter as a student.
Schools Cease Teaching Holocaust, Demand Students Pray to AllahMany British schools are ceasing to teach the Holocaust in history lessons in order to avoid offending Muslim students.
'StandWithUs' Launches New Israel Advocacy Program for TeensThe pro-Israel advocacy group StandWithUs is launching a new program aimed at training teens to become leaders on future college campuses.
Tzohar Conference Deals with Modern Educational ChallengesAnnual conference by the Tzohar organization focused on how parents should deal with the challenges of the Facebook generation.
Study: Pre-Primary Education to Cost 2.3 BillionImplementing the lower age for compulsory education will cost the government 2.3 billion shekels, and 1.4 billion annually, study finds.
IDF Volunteers from 29 Countries Complete Hebrew CourseThree of four participants in special course are lone soldiers, 47% will go on to serve in field and combat units.
Shocking ‘Land of Israel' Exam Shows Christian CrossesHigh school “Land of Israel” exam features Christian crosses. Is the Education Ministry trying to undermine students with Christianity?
College in Samaria to Receive University StatusAriel College, based in central Samaria, is finally to become a full-fledged university despite left-wing opposition.
Minister Combines Visit To Tekoa School With Speech On LegalityEducation Min. Gideon Saar lays cornerstone for new 12 classroom building in Tekoa's Jewish Unity School. "Achievement on the rise".
Israel Funding Islamic Movement SchoolsAn argument over core subjects in independent schools reveals that Israel is funding radical Islamic movement.
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.”
Arab Students Insult Anthem at Yellin AcademyGraduation ceremony at 99-year-old David Yellin College was bilingual, yet Arab students refused to rise for HaTikva.
Hebrew Charter School Expected to Strengthen D.C. CommunitySela Public Charter School, a Hebrew language public charter school, has been granted a conditional charter to open in District of Columbia.
Amit Students Learn Safe SurfingStudents in the religious-Zionist Amit network learn Internet safety, create Torah-study train in honor of education day.
Controversy Over Civics Text That Claims Left is ‘More Humane’A new civics textbook has caused controversy as it terms the political left ‘more humane’ and says Nakba Law ‘harms Arab rights.’
Changes to Higher Education, Restoration of Balance and Variety?Minister Gideon Sa'ar: The expansion of the Council for Higher Education will result in quality, variety and balance.
Video: Age-Old Ceremony for 'First-Born' New ImmigrantsEleven immigrant students from Russia, all first-born, were “redeemed” in a moving Pidyon HaBen ceremony at Boys Town Jerusalem
Holocaust Education: Prevalent and RelevantIncreased demand among foreigners to study Holocaust; Increased need to heed its lessons.
Opinion: Academic Pluralism?Teachers seek to limit academic pluralism by declaring that they will not take part in educational tours of Hevron.
OECD Report: Israel 2nd Among Educated CountriesNew OECD report places Israel in second place in terms of the number of its academics. No surpise to Jewish mothers.
IDF: Preparing the Next GenerationIDF Emergency Situation Instructors are coming to a school near you to ensure children are prepared for the vicissitudes of life in Israel.
More Than 1,000 Israelis Learn in Hevron, Jenin UniversitiesMore than 1,000 Israeli citizens are learning in Palestinian Authority universities in Hevron and Jenin.
Knesset Approves Free Education from Age 3New law that would allow for free education for children starting at the age of three approved by the Israeli government.
Gov't Launches New 'Brain Drain' Preventive StrategyThe government is set to launch four new I-CORE centers -- its new strategy for stemming the tide of Israeli academic "brain drain."
Revealed: Education and Income in IsraelData to be revealed at a Jerusalem conference confirms the strong link between education, employment and income in Israel.
More Israelis Choose Religious SchoolsMore Israelis are choosing religious education for their children as the school year begins.