School District Calls Teacher's Nazi Comments 'Free Speech'

School district says teacher exercised First Amendment rights in a speech in which he drew parallels between Nazi Germany and U.S.Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/31/2012, 3:00 PM

Arab Students Dance with Israelis, Sparking School Strife

An Arab principal in the city of Qalqiliya has been shunned for allowing his students to dance with Israelis on a beach in Yaffo. Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/1/2012, 10:08 AM

Hamas Schools to Offer Hebrew, "Know Your Enemy"

This fall, a Hebrew class titled “Know Your Enemy” is going to be offered in Hamas-run schools in Gaza, according to The New York Times. Rachel Hirshfeld , 5/24/2012, 1:39 PM

Toronto Islamic School Preaching Jihad Loses License

Islamic school in Toronto, which has been under police investigation for its anti-Semitic and pro-Jihad texts, lost license to use property.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/17/2012, 12:00 PM

Lawsuit: Long Island School Ignores Anti-Semitic Assaults

Students at a Long Island high school taunted a Jewish classmate, while the school refused to intervene, according to federal lawsuit. Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/14/2012, 5:11 PM

NY Jewish Girl Wins National Torah Competition

A 14-year-old Jewish high school girl won her division of the national Torah competition, held last Sunday at Yeshiva University.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/14/2012, 11:12 AM

Teacher Faces Charges for 'Demonstrative' Holocaust Lesson

South Carolina teacher faces charges for dragging a student under a table, saying, "This is what the Nazis do to Jews."Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/1/2012, 2:13 PM

German Jews Welcome Publication of 'Mein Kampf'

The head of the Central Council of Jews in Germany calls Bavaria's decision "responsible" and a "good idea".Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/27/2012, 11:37 AM

Hebrew Charter School Expected 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

Inspired by ‘Paper Clips’ Students Collect 6 Million Pennies

Inspired by award-winning documentary Paper Clips, students collect 6 million pennies to commemorate six million Jews murdered in Holocaust.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/23/2012, 3:03 PM

Court Rules Anti-Jewish Bias Case to Proceed

A U.S. District Court judge in Manhattan ruled that the hostile work environment and religious discrimination lawsuit can proceed. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/18/2012, 12:59 PM

Hizbullah's Demands, Schools Teach 'Resistance'

Hizbullah's is forcing public schools to dedicate a one-hour session to teaching the history of the ‘Resistance.’Rachel Hirshfeld, 2/28/2012, 6:32 PM

Secular Schools to Mark ‘Gush Katif Day’

Gush Katif Day will be marked for the first time by 75 secular schools Wednesday, the date of the founding of its first Jewish community.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/13/2012, 2:36 PM

MK Orlev: Something Must be Done About Yeshiva Tuition Costs

MK Zvulun Orlev has set up a panel that will examine the high tuition costs paid by parents whose children study in Yeshiva high schools.David Lev, 11/21/2011, 2:11 PM

Rocket Attacks Force Students to Study at Home

The rocket attacks may have shut down the schools in southern Israel, but classes are still going on - through the internet.Elad Benari, 10/31/2011, 4:15 AM

Arab Group: Let Us Teach History 'Our Way'

A new guidance document from the Arab Pedagogic Council seeks to implement a curriculum about Israel similar to that taught in PA schools.David Lev, 10/27/2011, 10:03 AM

Liberal Movement: Pro Che "Commies' Took Over Jerusalem School

Complaints were sent to the Education Ministry after a huge poster of Che Guevara was hung outside a school in Jerusalem. David Lev, 9/1/2011, 7:13 PM

School Year Off to a Quiet Start

Schools opened the new year in Israel Thursday, with one of the calmest opening days in years. "Shalom" to 125,000 first graders! David Lev, 9/1/2011, 9:20 AM

Late School Start for Some in South, But Not All

Classes probably won't start on time for many of the children in Israel's southern region, but some in Ashkelon will learn anyway. Chana Ya'ar, 8/28/2011, 2:29 PM