MKs demand PM Netanyahu intervene to save daycares from collapse due to coronavirus crisis

Prevent 'collapse of daycares and preschools,' right-wing MKs demand.Michal Levi, 4/28/2020, 3:28 PM

Daycares to open in hospitals

New daycare centers to provide childcare for children of essential hospital workers.Hezki Baruch, 3/21/2020, 10:54 PM

Blue and White promises: 'Free education from birth'

Blue and White party touts promise of free and quality education from birth to age 18. Will it become mandatory?Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2020, 2:58 PM

Police investigate Bnei Brak preschool assistant suspected of abuse

Police open investigation after receiving complaint regarding abusive childcare worker in Bnei Brak.Ben Shaul, 2/12/2020, 11:47 AM

Court indicts daycare provider who threw baby on a rug

'He didn't want to go to her, when he heard her he became very agitated,' baby's father says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2020, 12:40 PM

Child abuse suspected in Rosh Ha'ayin preschool

Police open investigation after preschool assistants report child abuse by preschool teacher.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2020, 8:37 AM

Report: One-third of daycare subsidies goes to kollel families

Daycare subsidies no longer serving original purpose of encouraging women to work in addition to their husbands, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2019, 11:00 AM

Haifa daycare where toddler died is shut down

Daycare where toddler strangled to death closed until completion of investigation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2019, 9:53 AM

Child-abusing daycare operator to be released to house arrest

Carmel Mauda, who has been charged with abusing children at her Rosh Haayin daycare center, to be released to house arrest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2019, 4:07 PM

Beit Shemesh daycare vandalized

For the second time in one month, a haredi daycare in Beit Shemesh is vandalized.Ben Shaul, 10/2/2019, 12:09 PM

Abusive daycare manager to be released to house arrest?

Carmel Mauda, indicted on 18 counts of abuse, 'does not take her actions lightly,' lawyer claims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/16/2019, 6:52 PM

Daycare worker who was fired plans to sue manager

'I didn't throw a shoe at him, and the shoe didn't hurt him,' daycare worker says, promising to sue manager for unfair firing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2019, 1:28 PM

Police open investigation into Bnei Brak daycare

Investigation opened after passerby alerts police to possible abuse in daycare.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2019, 10:34 AM

Father of abusive daycare provider asks parents for payment

'This is a family that doesn't think ahead of time, he wanted money for the abuse,' father of toddler abused by Carmel Mauda says.103FM, 7/31/2019, 6:37 PM

Infant suffers chemical burns in daycare

Police open investigation after infant suffers chemical burns in Jerusalem daycare.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2019, 2:25 PM

3rd complaint filed against daycare provider in southern Israel

Parents complain of abuse, negligence, in supervised, subsidized Na'amat daycare. Na'amat: 'We will not tolerate violence.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2019, 12:42 PM

Three daycare assistants suspected of abuse

Police issue restraining order against three daycare assistants in central Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2019, 5:43 PM

Violence suspected at private daycare in Tiberias

Daycare worker suspected of violence towards children removed from daycare for 14 days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2019, 4:56 PM

Daycare assistant who killed toddler sentenced to 17 years

Lod court sentences Inna Skivanko, who killed Yasmin Vineta, to 17 years in prison. Toddler's father: She deserves 60 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2019, 3:25 PM

Multiple arrests at Gush Etzion daycare not tied to child abuse

3 preschool teachers at daycare center in Tekoa arrested - but local officials say child abuse not suspected, despite earlier claims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2019, 6:14 PM

'Arson suspect has no connection to daycare parents'

Attorney for teen suspected of setting fire to abusive daycare worker's home says suspect has 'no connection' to daycare parents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2019, 2:08 PM

'Our children have no time to wait'

Adviser for National Council for the Child demands supervision law must be implemented 'immediately,' instead of spread out over 6 years.Hezki Baruch, 7/10/2019, 11:27 AM

Solving the daycare crisis

Daycare organizations submit plan to end crisis, offer improved care.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2019, 11:25 AM

Was daycare arsonist hired by parent of abused child?

Suspected teen arsonist may have been hired by a parent to set fire to home of daycare provider who abused 11 children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2019, 3:10 PM

'77% of children are in unsupervised daycare centers'

Former MK Moalem-Refaeli claims moving daycares to Education Ministry, reducing number of unsupervised centers, will prevent future abuse.Hezki Baruch, Chana Roberts, 7/8/2019, 11:33 AM

Daycare provider indicted for abusing young children

Rosh Ha'ayin daycare worker accused of attacking 11 infants and toddlers by covering heads with blanket, tying hands, shaking and whipping.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2019, 11:23 AM

Fire in home of daycare provider suspected of abuse

Police arrest 18-year-old suspected of setting fire to abusive daycare provider's home.Orly Harari, 7/6/2019, 9:23 PM

Ending the party of abuse

Israel is a safe haven for pedophiles, and every other week a daycare worker is accused of abuse. Here is a possible solution. Opinion.Chana Roberts, 7/5/2019, 11:58 AM

Bennett: We'll ensure daycares are under the Education Ministry

New Right chairman promises to push daycares from Labor Ministry to Education Ministry - if he wins enough seats in September's elections.Orly Harari, 7/5/2019, 9:38 AM

Herzliya daycare worker abuses children

Female daycare worker suspected of violence towards children in her care receives five days of house arrest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2019, 8:30 PM

Northern daycare seeks to neuter 'Kabbalat Shabbat'

Daycare run by women's group says kindergarten Shabbat ceremony with 'Father and Mother' roles causes harm to 'pluralism, gender equality'.Mordechai Sones, 2/7/2019, 10:45 AM

New York: Daycare children stabbed, slashed by female attacker

At least three injured in stabbing attack at Queens home daycare center, reports say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2018, 12:40 PM

OECD: Israel invests the least in early childhood education

OECD report shows Israel invests less than other countries in early childhood education. Former minister: We're still in the 50s.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2018, 12:08 PM

Strike at daycare centers ends

Following night of negotiations, organizations running daycare centers announce that agreement has been reached.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2018, 8:41 AM

D.C.: Preschool staffer on leave due to 'inappropriate conduct'

D.C. police investigating child sexual abuse allegations at Reform preschoolJTA, 8/30/2018, 12:53 PM

MK Forer: Improve status of daycare workers

MK Oded Forer warns of severe consequences for children, economy if daycare centers do not open this year due to strike.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2018, 6:22 PM

Daycare centers blame government for planned strike

Daycare centers won't open on schedule unless workers' conditions improve and government funding is increased, representatives say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2018, 12:55 PM

Health Ministry to examine mandatory vaccination policy

Dep. Health Minister Litzman asks Health Ministry Director-General to examine possibility of making daycare conditional on vaccination.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2018, 7:57 AM

'Camera law' approved in preliminary vote

Knesset gives preliminary approval to law requiring security cameras in institutions caring for minors and helpless.Chana Roberts, 7/4/2018, 2:59 PM

Vote on Daycare Supervision Law postponed

Labor and Social Affairs Ministry: 'Unfortunately, law not promoted because of insensitivity and irresponsibility of Treasury officials.'Mordechai Sones, 6/17/2018, 4:50 PM

'She threw babies on the floor multiple times'

Daycare assistant who smothered infant identified after indictment charges her with manslaughter, multiple accounts of child abuse.Reut Hadar, 6/11/2018, 2:41 PM

Daycare assistant will be charged with manslaughter

Petah Tikva daycare assistant who suffocated infant will be charged with manslaughter, reports say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2018, 8:49 AM

'We fail to protect our babies and toddlers'

MK Shasha-Biton slams Attorney General for opposing law to place security cameras in government-run institutions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/8/2018, 1:37 PM

Female daycare assistant suffocated 14-month-old girl

Investigation into Petah Tikva daycare death shows both female assistants using force against children in their care.Ido Ben Porat, 6/6/2018, 3:30 PM

'Investing in daycare will help more women enter the workforce'

Haredi MK pushes government to open new subsidized daycare centers in bid to bring more women into the workforce.Ben Shaul, 3/14/2018, 9:23 AM

Daycare registration to open in February instead of May

Economy Ministry aims to make daycare registration more efficient, allow parents to file for subsidies in May instead of September.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2018, 2:36 PM

'Children belong to the government, it's not a private matter'

Women's organizations push government to offer free preschool for babies over three months, mandatory schooling for those over three years.Gil Ronen , 10/16/2017, 1:07 PM

J'lem preschool assistant charged with hitting 4-year-old

Police interrogate preschool assistant, after mother complains child was hit.Yedidya Ben-Or, 9/28/2017, 10:06 AM

Toddler scalded at daycare center

Water from electric kettle spills on toddler at home daycare center.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2017, 8:34 AM

Parents jump for joy: 7 less vacation days for kids

Caving to parents' pressure, Education Minister Bennett adds seven days to the school year. Will this help children, the economy, or both?Chana Roberts, 7/6/2017, 12:53 PM

'New daycare guidelines harm haredi communities'

Haredi MK says government needs to put more money into building daycare centers for haredi communities, slams 'contradiction.'Michal Levi, 7/6/2017, 8:43 AM

Abusive preschool teacher goes to jail

Abusive preschool teacher, manager, get jail time. Parents: Justice has been served.Reut Hadar, 6/14/2017, 1:56 PM

Does daycare harm children's development?

Studies show long hours in daycare lead to high cortisol levels, harm children's emotional development.Shoshana Heiman, 6/10/2017, 11:19 PM

30 children in Jerusalem daycare diagnosed with salmonella

Mother complains of child's stomachache, Health Ministry finds serious sanitary issues in daycare facilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2017, 9:08 AM

Daycare manager interrogated by police

Baby arrives at hospital unconscious, tests show skull fracture.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 4/26/2017, 7:49 AM

Appeal to place autistic children in rehabilitative centers

Parents of autistic children sue Welfare Ministry for not finding places for their toddlers in rehabilitative daycare centers.Yedidya Ben-Or, 3/27/2017, 12:30 PM

Footage reveals systematic child abuse in daycare centers

Video and audio clips show daycare workers abusing and neglecting babies, toddlers at multiple daycare centers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2017, 1:40 PM