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NY Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein rips into NY Times reporter

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2021 18:37
The priesthood as inspiration for our own work

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.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 02/05/2021 21:33
Sa'ar: The government's attitude to education is degrading

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.Ben Ariel, 10/02/2021 06:42
Rabbi Kanievsky: Millions of children stuck at home 'in spiritual danger'

Rabbi Kanievsky: Millions of children stuck at home 'in spiritual danger'

Lithuanian haredi sage criticizes government failure to work to reopen education system: 'boredom and idleness lead to sin.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2021 15:35
The future of American is the future of its culture

The future of American is the future of its culture

If schools ban Homer, as they are about to do, America has no future. Opinion.Giulio Meotti‏, 07/01/2021 04:00
Grades 5-10 to attend classes as usual during lockdown

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/12/2020 15:00
Lifeline for parents: Studies 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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/12/2020 17:17
Schools to reopen throughout Israel, except in 'red zones'

Schools to reopen throughout Israel, except in 'red zones'

High school students will return to school this coming Sunday and middle school students will join them the following Sunday.Elad Benari, 24/11/2020 03:01
Government report details huge failings in distance learning

Government report details huge failings in distance learning

Less than half of teachers were trained in distance learning; only a third met curriculum targets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/10/2020 12:52
WZO: Strengthening Jewish education globally with 200 emissaries

WZO: Strengthening Jewish education globally with 200 emissaries

Arutz Sheva interviews Gael Grunewald, newly elected head of education at the World Zionist Organization.Yoni Kempinski, 28/10/2020 09:34
What is the pandemic telling us?

What is the pandemic telling us?

When troubles occur, the Torah advises us to take advantage of them to examine our actions. This plague forced the world to look inward.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 17/10/2020 20:43
Netanyahu considering closing schools tomorrow

Netanyahu considering closing schools tomorrow

PM holds consultations from Washington after Coronavirus Czar asks to close educational institutions beginning tomorrow instead of Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2020 17:46
Are Israeli youth developing a rape culture?

Are Israeli youth developing a rape culture?

Thoughts at the start of the school year after the alleged gang rape in Eilat. Where do parents and educators go from here? Opinion.Rachel Avraham, 02/09/2020 11:46
Peace without Education for Peace?

Peace without Education for Peace?

The legacy of Abu Dhabi and the UAE is education fostering lethal weapons of mass instruction. That, too, must change. Opinion.David Bedein, 01/09/2020 12:39
How can we successfully pass on our Judaism through to the generations to come?

How can we successfully pass on our Judaism through to the generations to come?

After the Torah tells us to educate our children in the Shema prayer, it does not tell us how - or does it?UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 02/08/2020 10:00
Ontario pulls video called biased against Israel from online high school course

Ontario pulls video called biased against Israel from online high school course

Ontario pulls video called biased against Israel from online high school course.Marcy Oster, JTA, 31/07/2020 14:05
Students, parents to be reimbursed for canceled Poland trips

Students, parents to be reimbursed for canceled Poland trips

Education Ministry to repay 10,000 students whose winter trips to Poland were canceled due to coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2020 11:12
Netanyahu confirms: Summer school to continue through August 6

Netanyahu confirms: Summer school to continue through August 6

Educational institutions will continue normal summer vacation activity barring major change in COVID-19 morbidity rates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2020 19:25
Education Minister: No reason to close schools

Education Minister: No reason to close schools

Minister Galant tells Knesset that coronavirus infection rates in educational institutions are now lower than in the general population.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2020 19:01
Education system to remain open through Thursday

Education system to remain open through Thursday

PM Netanyahu, Alternate PM Gantz decide not to close summer camps and summer schools this week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2020 15:38
A boon to Jewish Education from the US Supreme Court

A boon to Jewish Education from the US Supreme Court

Jewish parents have been paying high tuition fees while their taxes fund the public school system. A landmark decision may change that.Leonard Grunstein, 14/07/2020 06:39
127 schools closed as 347 test positive for COVID-19

127 schools closed as 347 test positive for COVID-19

Number of students, educational staff who have tested positive for coronavirus rises to 347.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2020 14:03
Egalitarian Society, Jewish-style

Egalitarian Society, Jewish-style

The Jewish way to acheve a fair and just society is based on Judaism's most basic value. Riots do not achieve it, study does.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 01/06/2020 17:31
Education system to fully open Sunday

Education system to fully open Sunday

Schools to reopen except in areas with high morbidity rates. Students in grades 4 and above must wear masks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/05/2020 18:16
Middle schools likely to resume next week

Middle schools likely to resume next week

Education, Health Ministries agree on plan to resume classes for grades 4-10 for one to two days a week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/05/2020 18:43
Preschools partially reopen

Preschools partially reopen

70% of children to be allowed to return to daycare. Children to return to preschool for half the week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/05/2020 08:39
Gradual return to school begins this morning

Gradual return to school begins this morning

Grades 1-3 and 11-12 return to the classroom in most localities. Some cities refuse to open schools.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/05/2020 08:18
Health Ministry: Don't open kindergartens

Health Ministry: Don't open kindergartens

Govt. expected to approve reopening of elementary schools for this Sunday. Health Ministry says younger children have higher infection rate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/04/2020 19:29
Gradual return to school starting this Sunday

Gradual return to school starting this Sunday

Children ages 0-6 to return in small groups alternating days. Students in grades 1-3 to be in small groups of up to 15 students.Mordechai Sones, 27/04/2020 18:07
Education system to open gradually starting Sunday

Education system to open gradually starting Sunday

Another step back to normal: Education system activity to be gradually resumed this Sunday, according to Netanyahu's discussion on issue.Mordechai Sones, 27/04/2020 15:18
Back to school? Who, when, and how?

Back to school? Who, when, and how?

Coronavirus Ministerial Committee to convene today to discuss how to begin resuming school studies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2020 08:00
Lessons from the weekly Torah portion: Talk about intimate issues with your children!

Lessons from the weekly Torah portion: Talk about intimate issues with your children!

Rabbi Shlomo Sobol on what Torah portions Tazria-Metzora, and 'redundant' language, are trying to teach us about talking with our children.Rabbi Shlomo Sobol, 24/04/2020 15:29
Rabbi Peretz: I decide on education, not the Health Ministry

Rabbi Peretz: I decide on education, not the Health Ministry

Education Minister says decision to reopen schools rests with him, Health Ministry should not publicly discuss issue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/04/2020 15:33
How will Israelis return to school after Passover?

How will Israelis return to school after Passover?

Education Ministry presents plan to resume schools gradually following Passover, beginning with special education institutions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2020 18:24
Israeli students to resume remote learning

Israeli students to resume remote learning

Teaching staff throughout the education system will receive full pay until the end of the Passover holiday.Nitsan Keidar, 25/03/2020 01:07
All schools may be cancelled over coronavirus

All schools may be cancelled over coronavirus

PM Netanyahu meets with Education Ministry officials to discuss possibility of completely closing education system.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/03/2020 15:32
The spirit prevailed

The spirit prevailed

Despite severe physical limitation, Uri Yitzhak Shachor became one of the prominent scholars in the Nahalat Yosef Yeshiva in Shavei Shomron.Yosef Ehrenfeld, Besheva, 27/02/2020 21:39
MK Margi: 'Damage from repeat elections will take years to fix'

MK Margi: 'Damage from repeat elections will take years to fix'

Shas' MK Margi says Min. Rafi Peretz is a 'dear man' but should resign, damage from elections will take 'several years' to fix.Michal Levi, 26/02/2020 14:37
Save the West: US educatonal reform is crucial

Save the West: US educatonal reform is crucial

Reports show US schools are not preparing new generations of Americans to understand basic US history, the virtue of freedom, and the stark difference between a free market and a government-dictated economy. What can we do to fix this? Kenneth S. Abramowitz, 23/02/2020 05:59
Yes to Judaic passing grades.Now.

Yes to Judaic passing grades.Now.

In general, students in Jewish schools should know their Jewish studies are a lifelong pursuit and that they belong.Rabbi Elchanan Poupko, 02/02/2020 09:27
Most of 28 yeshivas checked flunk NYC secular studies review

Most of 28 yeshivas checked flunk NYC secular studies review

Only two yeshivas of those reviewed provide substantial secular education, report says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 21/12/2019 17:40
The 'Unschooling' Movement: Letting children lead their learning

The 'Unschooling' Movement: Letting children lead their learning

Is a child who spends the day watching videos or playing in the backyard actually learning?NPR, 19/12/2019 20:42
Creating a Torah inspired life at Midreshet Rachel v’Chaya

Creating a Torah inspired life at Midreshet Rachel v’Chaya

'You want to learn how to inspire yourself? First you need to learn how to learn by yourself!'Shmuel Jablon, 05/12/2019 06:53
'The place you were born determines your future'

'The place you were born determines your future'

Blue and White MK slams standardized test results showing gaps in academic achievement between low- and high-SES students.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/12/2019 11:59
'Israeli classrooms must be able to contain everyone'

'Israeli classrooms must be able to contain everyone'

President Rivlin participates in first education conference of Bnei Akiva high schools, together with Makor Rishon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2019 13:31
What the USA Could Learn from Israel’s Education System

What the USA Could Learn from Israel’s Education System

The USA's educational system has serious problems and it can be improved by implementing changes modeled on the Israel’s education system., 24/10/2019 23:21
Muslim educator: Jews have a right to pray on Temple Mount

Muslim educator: Jews have a right to pray on Temple Mount

Nahil Zoabi, school principal in Tamra, says that Temple Mount is sacred for all peoples, and Jews, too, should be allowed to pray there.Shimon Cohen, 15/10/2019 08:27
Netanyahu: We will apply sovereignty to all settlements

Netanyahu: We will apply sovereignty to all settlements

PM Netanyahu, Education Minister Peretz visit Elkana school on first day of new school year. 'There will be no more Gush Katifs.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2019 10:14
Education Minister: 'We won't allow Hezbollah to gain power'

Education Minister: 'We won't allow Hezbollah to gain power'

Rabbi Rafi Peretz meets with school principals in northern Israel, says Israel will not allow harm to its sovereignty.Ido Ben Porat, 26/08/2019 16:26
Democratic Union attacks education minister for teaching Judaism

Democratic Union attacks education minister for teaching Judaism

Democratic Union party says Education Minister Peretz attempting to 'brainwash' children by expanding teaching of Jewish texts in schools.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2019 09:54
Nationality Law to be taught in schools starting this year

Nationality Law to be taught in schools starting this year

Education Minister Rabbi Raffi Peretz says high school students to learn content of Nationality Law, debate which accompanied its passage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2019 01:39
California: Ethnic studies curriculum 'singles out Israel'

California: Ethnic studies curriculum 'singles out Israel'

California’s proposed ethnic studies curriculum has ‘anti-Jewish bias,’ Jewish legislators say.Marcy Oster, JTA, 06/08/2019 08:34
Our intense focus on Torah Education is celebrated, yet it's flawed

Our intense focus on Torah Education is celebrated, yet it's flawed

Our community's intense focus on Jewish Education is deservedly celebrated, but contains a flaw affecting educational continuity. Moishe Bane, 05/08/2019 14:20
The Jewish teacher education crisis In American schools today

The Jewish teacher education crisis In American schools today

Jewish teachers are being terminated for prejudicial reasons and harrassed by discriminatory remarks. Cindy Grosz, 01/08/2019 09:17
Save an Israeli educational farm for amazing misunderstood teens

Save an Israeli educational farm for amazing misunderstood teens

Nachliel farm in Samaria offers therapeutic opportunities for at-risk youth to find themselves, grow, and reintegrate into society., 18/07/2019 18:15
Preparing today's teachers for tomorrow's students

Preparing today's teachers for tomorrow's students

Talpiot College offers native English speakers chance to get their education degree and prepare them for a career in education in Israel.Sponsored Content, 17/07/2019 12:55
British chief Rabbi and sec. of education open new Jewish school

British chief Rabbi and sec. of education open new Jewish school

British Chief Rabbi and Secretary of Education attend opening ceremony for new Yavneh Jewish Primary school in Britain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/07/2019 19:29