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News and updates about Haredi Education

The haredi/hassidic school report in the NYTimes misses the mark - widely

I know the Satmar community well, and the NYT report, another instance of its bias on Jews and Israel, was both infuriating and inane.Op-ed.

The haredi/hassidic school report in the NYTimes misses the mark

Liberman plans cuts to a quarter of haredi education budget

Finance Ministry to make increase in budget haredi institutions conditional on students passing exams on core subjects.

Liberman plans cuts to a quarter of haredi education budget

All haredi schools to reopen, as all are in 'green' zones

Despite dire warnings from government officials that haredi areas would soon all turn "red," the opposite occurred.

All haredi schools to reopen, as all are in 'green' zones

Haredi leaders: Schools to remain closed pending a government decision

Haredi leaders met with senior government officials to formulate an outline for resumption of studies.

Haredi leaders: Schools to remain closed pending govt decision

Yisrael Eichler: 'Haredi education system gets the crumbs'

'A haredi child in a Talmud Torah receives around 20% of the budget a secular child receives,' MK Yisrael Eichler says.

'Haredi education system gets the crumbs'

MK Margi: 'I'm haredi, but not like Gafni'

Shas' MK Margi says Draft Law is to 'poke fingers into haredim's eyes,' his party sees the 'whole nation,' not just the haredi sector.

Shas MK: 'I'm haredi, but not like him'

Haredi integration in higher education - the key to national stability

Haredi integration in higher education - the key to national stability

Reactionaries protest haredi college graduation ceremony

Jerusalem graduation ceremony for haredi college students disrupted as haredi reactionaries protest program for religious students.

Reactionaries protest haredi college graduation ceremony

Lawsuit by ex-haredim against haredi schools thrown out

Ex-haredi Jews sought damages from haredi educational institutions for failure to teach secular subjects needed for finding employment.

Lawsuit by ex-haredim against haredi schools thrown out

'One-fifth of religious students will become unobservant'

Educational conference discusses ways of revamping religious education in light of increasing trend of children leaving religious lifestyle.

'One-fifth of religious students will become unobservant'

Lawsuit against haredi educational institutions thrown out

Judge decides haredi institutions can not be party to action brought by disgruntled formerly observant plaintiffs.

Lawsuit against haredi educational institutions thrown out

Deri: Claims against haredi Israelis “border on incitement”

Interior Minister expresses outrage at the claims that budget cuts were designed to transfer funds to the haredi public.

Deri: Claims against haredi Israelis “border on incitement”

First aid course offered in haredi seminary panned

Haredi educational journal attacks the idea of a first-aid certification program offered by haredi seminar.

First aid course offered in haredi seminary panned

MK declares war on anti-Sephardic discrimination

MK Margi calls to set up investigations into schools that refuse to admit Sephardic girls and fire recalcitrant principals.

Shas MK declares war on anti-Sephardic discrimination

Hasidic rabbis raise miilions to combat secularism

Rabbis are raising funds in London to combat a court case which would enforce secular education in families with one secular parent.

Hasidic rabbis raise miilions to combat secularism

Lapid: I'd take a polygraph, I don't hate haredim

Discussing repeal of Core Curriculum law, MK Yair Lapid adamant he has no hate for haredim in his heart; 'not everyone who disagrees hates'.

Lapid: I'd take a polygraph test to prove I don't hate haredim

Data reveals haredi educational gap

Statistics regarding dropout rates among haredim in academia emerges to challenge haredi narrative that core curriculum is unnecessary.

Data reveals haredi educational gap

NJ haredi schools to receive greater funding

New Jersey State Legislature passes bill providing for increased security in private schools.

New Jersey haredi schools to receive greater security funding

Bill to cancel core classes in haredi schools

UTJ, Naftali Bennett in favor of revoking former Education Minister Shai Piron's requirement that haredi schools teach English, math.

Bill to cancel core classes in haredi schools

Chief Rabbis urged to support secular subjects

MK Yair Lapid sends letter to Chief Rabbis imploring them to oppose government move to abolish secular studies standards in haredi schools.

Chief Rabbis urged to uphold secular studies for haredi schools

Bennett: Discrimination is 'Sodom and Gemorrah'

Minister Naftali Bennett says he is following the issue of discrimination in haredi schools, and will do anything he can to prevent it.

Bennett: Discrimination is like 'Sodom and Gemorrah'

MK Gafni reluctant to help haredim integrate

In meeting with students in Bar-Ilan University, Gafni acknowledges shift in segment of haredi public, expresses discomfort with it

MK Gafni reluctant to help haredim integrate into workforce

'I'm rejected by schools because I'm Sefardi'

In emotional letter, Haredi girl, 14, tells of discrimination in acceptance to Haredi girls' high schools, and its consequences

'I'm rejected by schools because I'm Sefardi'

25% of Jewish students enrolled in haredi system

Haredi school system nearly doubles in size in since 2000, overtakes national religious as second largest in Israel.

Haredi surge: 25% of Jewish students enrolled in haredi system

Haredi students struggle to integrate in academia

Report reveals more haredim interested in higher level education, but few succeed in completing studies.

Haredi academic enrollment doubles - but few graduate

Porush: United Nations guarantees haredi schooling

MK reveals alleged United Nations document requiring Israel to preserve haredi educational system.

Haredim turn to United Nations for support in schooling row

Haredi MK: Our Schools Have 0% Violence

Leftist protest claims haredi education gets preferred treatment, but UTJ's MK Mozes fights back.

Haredi MK: Our Schools Have 0% Violence