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Evolution of educational policies and practices in Israel

A brief review of the many facets of Israel's educational system.

Evolution of educational policies and practices in Israel

Education Ministry:

No plans to return to distance learning due to war

Ministry forced to issue denial after message circulates warning parents to prepare for distance learning after Passover due to potential war in north.

No plans to return to distance learning due to war

Education sector today: Challenges and problems

In today's rapidly changing world, education, which plays a key role in social and personal progress, faces a number of challenges and difficulties.

Education sector today: Challenges and problems

Japan:

Principal paid for small coffee, took large, fired

A middle school principal in Japan was fired after paying for a small coffee and taking a large. In addition, he was arrested and lost his teaching license.

Principal paid for small coffee, took large, fired

Poisoning the Well

How do you straighten out a generation reared in radicalization? Whose wells have been poisoned intentionally by lies? Opinion.

Poisoning the Well

Another Jew hater is being promoted in the NYC Dept of Education

Promoting antisemitic Public School Supervisors has been going on for years. Op-ed.

Another Jew hater is being promoted in the NYC Dept of Education

The crucial ingredient for Jewish survival

This week, the Chief Rabbi identifies the crucial ingredient for Jewish survival over thousands of years.

The crucial ingredient for Jewish survival

The 21st Century:

The Transformation of Higher Education Systems

Higher education systems have evolved significantly, adapting to societal changes and technological advancements

The Transformation of Higher Education Systems

NYC accuses yeshivas of failing to provide basic education

New York City has announced that eighteen yeshivas funded by the city do not meet basic education requirements.

NYC accuses yeshivas of failing to provide basic education

Biden proclaims 'National Education Day' on Rebbe's birthday

The President lauds the Lubavitcher Rebbi for his tradition of 'outreach and teaching,' proclaiming April 2 as 'Education & Sharing Day.'

Biden proclaims 'National Education Day' on Rebbe's birthday

GOP rep's measure would protect yeshivas from state interference

Rockland Country Rep. Mike Lawler's amendment to Parents Bill of Rights would prevent NY from imposing its requirements on private schools.

GOP rep's measure would protect yeshivas from state interference

LGBT issues:

Survey reveals divide within Religious-Zionist community

Most mainstream Religious-Zionists would accept those identifying as LGBT into schools and synagogues, haredi-Zionists would not.

Survey reveals divide within Religious-Zionist community

UK gov report recommends schools teach about antisemitism

Report from government antisemitism advisor calls for schools to educate students about contemporary antisemitism.

UK gov report recommends schools teach about antisemitism

150 WZO Educational Emissaries Gather In New Jersey

'Your role is critical to shaping the Jewish future of the next generations' says WZO Education Dep. head Gael Grunewald.

150 WZO Educational Emissaries Gather In New Jersey

Parents shocked:

School trips focus on progressive causes, no Jewish trips

List of 18 tours at Gimnasia Realit school in Rishon Letzion includes meetings with Arab family, infiltrators and more, but no Jewish sites.

School trips focus on progressive causes, no Jewish trips

Lapid to Likud: Cancel deal with Avi Maoz

Outgoing PM to incoming PM: You call what I've said seditious? You ain't seen nothing yet.

Lapid to Likud: Cancel deal with Avi Maoz

New survey spotlights parents' distrust in education system

The survey found that 76% of parents are dissatisfied with the way the system functions, 57% feel that curriculums are outdated.

New survey spotlights parents' distrust in education system

10 nations join 'Zikaron BaSalon' Holocaust education program

Program which aims to counter growing ignorance of the Holocaust brings survivors to speak to high school students.

10 nations join 'Zikaron BaSalon' Holocaust education program

The invisible villain - drug demand among the young

For America to survive as a nation, educators must resuscitate their students before it’s too late. Op-ed.

The invisible villain - drug demand among the young

Why Should Parents Be Engaged in Child’s Education

There is a lot to be said about parent involvement in education. Some consider this to be a big no, others think it should be encouraged.

Why Should Parents Be Engaged in Child’s Education

The integration of Torah and science in educational institutions

Studying science is a must both in terms of deepening the understanding of the Torah, and in terms of the ability to make a living

The integration of Torah and science in educational institutions

Haredi education crisis:

'Schools only receive half of what they're legally entitled to'

"Netanyahu only promised what the law already stipulates," says haredi MK.

'Schools only receive half of what they're legally entitled to'

New York:

Outrage at proposal to force yeshivas to teach public curriculum

Jewish leaders protest measure that would force Orthodox schools to provide education equivalent to that of a public school.

Outrage at proposal to force yeshivas to teach public curriculum

A carefully planned education crisis

Teachers unions nationwide have been singling out Jewish issues and staff negatively for a long time. Op-ed.

A carefully planned education crisis

Want a Torah-Zionist education? Stay at home

The municipalities of Ramat Gan and Petah Tikva are quarreling and 13 students who wish to receive a Torah Zionist education at Lamerhav rem

Want a Torah-Zionist education? Stay at home

Defeating the US Education Mafia

As a teacher, I saw a political movement taking shape via American schools, one contrary to everything that the country supported. Op-ed.

Defeating the US Education Mafia

NYC announces no more snow days

Public schools in New York to hold classes online instead of cancelling school when there is too much snow to travel.

NYC announces no more snow days

How not to confuse your children

A holistic approach to Jewish education combines both home and schoool, one enhancing the other.

How not to confuse your children

Exam reform: Large parts of history to be left out of curriculum

Babylonian exile, the Second Temple, and revolts against Greeks and Romans are just some of the events that are to be cut.

Exam reform: Large parts of history to be left out of curriculum

Watch: Taliban fighters sent to study English in local schools

While secondary education has been banned for the girls, some Taliban fighters are taking up a different life in pursuit of a better future.

Watch: Taliban fighters sent to study English in local schools

'6,000 teachers? We're short 20,000'

Forum of Presidents of Academic Colleges of Education head: Teaching is not respected as a profession by the public.

'6,000 teachers? We're short 20,000'

The lethal indoctrination of children in Palestinian Education

How UNRWA-Run schools incubate anti-Semitism and terror. Op-ed.

The lethal indoctrination of children in Palestinian Education

This Muslim basketball star is teaching Holocaust education

NBA star Enes Kanter Freedom brings Holocaust education to Muslim school in Brooklyn.

This Muslim basketball star is teaching Holocaust education

Lockdown effects:

25% of students have reading comprehension difficulties

Study finds 1 in 4 4th graders struggle with reading comprehension 2 years after COVID lockdowns began

25% of students have reading comprehension difficulties

Op-ed:

The future of US education and the Jews

Jews have the power and influence to make positive changes in education that extend to other communities in a positive way. Op-ed.

The future of US education and the Jews

A Society Adrift

Sixty years of values-free public education has produced sixty years of values-free citizens. Op-ed.

A Society Adrift

A few words from a teacher - and some advice

It's not teachers who need to demonstrate, but parents, children, and all those who care about education in Israel.

 A few words from a teacher - and some advice

ADL partners with Board of Deputies on UK antisemitism education

Organizations partner on DASH – an online program to teach British high school students about antisemitism.

ADL partners with Board of Deputies on UK antisemitism education

New UK law targets unregistered haredi schools

British government gives new powers to agencies to shut down unregistered schools and to criminally prosecute if they stay open.

New UK law targets unregistered haredi schools

What will you be doing on the day after?

Moshe didn’t want the new tablets to be a one day memory. He wanted it to change their lives for the better. A lesson in educational goals.

What will you be doing on the day after?

Oklahoma legislature advances Holocaust education bill

Bill would have Oklahoma schools work with Holocaust experts to develop appropriate curriculum.

Oklahoma legislature advances Holocaust education bill

Tetzave: Three important lessons for successful Jewish parenting

The three ways in whichl lighting the Menorah is comparable to educating chlldren.

Tetzave: Three important lessons for successful Jewish parenting

Education and Identity

4 Ways Education Shapes Your Identity

How exactly education can help you find yourself in this world and feel secure despite any hardships.

4 Ways Education Shapes Your Identity

Bennett:

Israeli children return to continuous study next week

PM, Health and Education Ministers present new plan to reduce number of students in quarantine which will be implemented next Thursday.

Israeli children return to continuous study next week

A Jewish majority is not enough to protect Israel

Today's government has a post-Zionist ethos and agenda. We must stress the Jewish Zionist consensus in schools, media, and politics. Op-ed.

A Jewish majority is not enough to protect Israel

Massachusetts to require genocide education in high schools

Following high-profile anti-Semitic incidents, Massachusetts lawmakers vote to require genocide education in high schools.

Massachusetts to require genocide education in high schools

In first, Israeli college wins UNICEF tender in education

Gordon Academic College of Education in Haifa is the first Israeli institution to win the UNICEF tender in the field of education.

In first, Israeli college wins UNICEF tender in education

Calif. lawmakers pass 'revised' ethnic studies education bill

Jewish lawmakers say anti-Semitic material removed from controversial bill mandating schools teach courses on ethnicity.

Calif. lawmakers pass 'revised' ethnic studies education bill

NBA player Meyers Leonard to speak at event to combat Jew-hate

After scandal involving anti-Semitic slur, NBA free agent is now speaking up about the need for anti-Semitism education.

NBA player Meyers Leonard to speak at event to combat Jew-hate

Israeli schools to reopen - even if lockdown imposed

Education and Health ministries reach deal to maintain normal routine in schools, minimize disruptions to learning from COVID.

Israeli schools to reopen - even if lockdown imposed

Bennett orders Health and Education ministers to cooperate

The Prime Minister's challenge during a debate over reopening schools: "Find a way to cooperate."

Bennett orders Health and Education ministers to cooperate

Office of the UK Chief Rabbi

Can one ever graduate from Jewish education?

In the book of Dvarim, Moshe reminds the Israelites that they stayed at Mount Sinai for a long time and left it enriched with Torah.

Can one ever graduate from Jewish education?

'If you’re connected to Judaism, you’ll be connected to Israel'

Arutz Sheva speaks with Dr. Irwin Leibowitz, the co-chair of the Am Echad organization.

'If you’re connected to Judaism, you’ll be connected to Israel'

NY Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein rips into NY Times reporter

Jewish politician angered by question about investigation against 5 yeshivas, cites state of New York public schools.

NY Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein rips into NY Times reporter

The priesthood as inspiration for our own work

Just as the kohanim must sanctify themselves for their service, so every professional should strive to contribute his utmost to his field.

The priesthood as inspiration for our own work

Sa'ar: The government's attitude to education is degrading

New Hope chairman blasts plan to reopen schools which does not include most age groups.

Sa'ar: The government's attitude to education is degrading

Rabbi Kanievsky: Millions of children 'in spiritual danger'

Lithuanian haredi sage criticizes government failure to work to reopen education system: 'boredom and idleness lead to sin.'

Rabbi Kanievsky: Millions of children 'in spiritual danger'

The future of America is the future of its culture

If schools ban Homer, as they are about to do, America has no future. Opinion.

The future of America is the future of its culture

Grades 5-10 to attend classes as usual during lockdown

Knesset Education Committee rejects government plan to close grades 5-10 during the lockdown which begins tonight.

Grades 5-10 to attend classes as usual during lockdown

Lifeline for parents: Studies as usual during lockdown

Kindergartens and daycare centers, grades 1-4 and grades 11 and 12 will operate as usual. Grades 5-10 will end at 1 pm.

Lifeline for parents: Studies as usual during lockdown