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Min. Yoav Gallant: Over 200,000 students immune to coronavirus

Min. Yoav Gallant: Over 200,000 students immune to coronavirus

Education Min. Gallant says estimated 80% of students in grades 11, 12, have received at least first dose of coronavirus vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/04/2021 13:50
Who will teach the students during July?

Who will teach the students during July?

Israel extended the school year through July, but it is not clear who will teach the classes - or how many hours a week class will be held.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/04/2021 09:14
Schools to fully reopen on Sunday

Schools to fully reopen on Sunday

As Israeli schools reopen without capsules, mask-wearing, personal hygiene, and social distancing guidelines remain in place.Orly Harari, 16/04/2021 14:29
Cartridge of bullets found outside Bnei Brak school

Cartridge of bullets found outside Bnei Brak school

Gun magazine full of automatic rifle rounds and protective vests found outside day school in Bnei Brak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/04/2021 20:16
Toronto area day school violating COVID regs loses UJA funding

Toronto area day school violating COVID regs loses UJA funding

Toronto area Jewish school had continued to operate in-person classes after provincial health guidelines banned in-class learning.Dan Verbin, 15/04/2021 19:41
Government approves: Schools will fully reopen on Sunday

Government approves: Schools will fully reopen on Sunday

If student tests positive for the virus, all the students in his class and the teachers will be tested before returning to school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2021 23:42
Schools to reopen fully without learning capsules under new plan

Schools to reopen fully without learning capsules under new plan

Health Ministry pushing plan to permit full in-person studies for entire education system, without separate learning 'capsules'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2021 21:38
Schools to be open as usual - within the month

Schools to be open as usual - within the month

Final stages in reopening schools will be completed within a month, so long as infection rates do not rise again.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/04/2021 14:53
California approves ethnic studies curriculum that sparked debate among Jewish groups

California approves ethnic studies curriculum that sparked debate among Jewish groups

It's final: California approves ethnic studies curriculum that sparked debate among Jewish groups.Ben Sales, JTA, 19/03/2021 07:56
Schools to reopen in cities defined as 'orange'

Schools to reopen in cities defined as 'orange'

Coronavirus Cabinet changes traffic light program so that educational institutions will also be opened in localities defined as orange.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/03/2021 23:42
Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis: 'We're working on a new plan for schools'

Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis: 'We're working on a new plan for schools'

Head of Public Health Services says office is working on a more sustainable plan for schools, hopes expedited tests will be available soon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/03/2021 16:41
In some areas of the US, Jewish students may miss the first day of school

In some areas of the US, Jewish students may miss the first day of school

What happens when Rosh Hashanah falls on the first day of school? These districts are trying to figure it out.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 09/03/2021 07:53
Special education to return to normal schedule

Special education to return to normal schedule

New plan allows some special education students to return to normal schedule.Ido Ben Porat, 02/03/2021 17:13
Green Passport plan to allow in-person school with no capsules?

Green Passport plan to allow in-person school with no capsules?

Health Ministry debates allowing high schools to reopen as usual, so long as majority of students and staff are immune to coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/03/2021 16:22
Rabbi Yaakov Ariel: 'Sue teachers who don't get vaccinated'

Rabbi Yaakov Ariel: 'Sue teachers who don't get vaccinated'

Rabbi Yaakov Ariel, leading Religious Zionist rabbi, says: 'Children's right to health more important than teachers' 'personal rights.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/03/2021 13:24
Yaffa Ben David: 'Preschool teachers aren't babysitters'

Yaffa Ben David: 'Preschool teachers aren't babysitters'

'Preschool teachers are not babysitters, we could've helped create best plan for everyone,' ITU head says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/03/2021 12:33
Education Min. staff: 'Noise that's intended to keep parents quiet'

Education Min. staff: 'Noise that's intended to keep parents quiet'

'Plan to extend school year is intended to keep parents quiet, students won't come,' Education Min. staff say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/03/2021 10:19
Yuli Edelstein: All schools will reopen on March 7

Yuli Edelstein: All schools will reopen on March 7

'It's very easy to be a hero and reopen all schools when you don't need to prioritize anything,' Health Min. Edelstein says.Hezki Baruch, 20/02/2021 23:15
Education Ministry updates plan for reopening schools

Education Ministry updates plan for reopening schools

Ahead of additional students' return to school, Education Min. publishes updated plan, with sections on physical education, hikes, and more.Orly Harari, 19/02/2021 15:56
Coronavirus Cabinet approves reopening of some schools

Coronavirus Cabinet approves reopening of some schools

Coronavirus Cabinet approves updated “traffic light” plan that will allow kindergartens and schools in several cities to reopen.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2021 01:29
Ministers approve: Schools to gradually reopen

Ministers approve: Schools to gradually reopen

From Thursday, studies will resume in kindergartens, grades 1-4 and 11-12 in green and yellow cities and in some orange localities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2021 21:10
Coronavirus Cabinet to rule on school reopenings today

Coronavirus Cabinet to rule on school reopenings today

Ministers to deliberate on plan to reopen preschools, kindergartens, and elementary schools through fourth grade.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2021 08:56
Health school: No school reopening this week

Health school: No school reopening this week

PM, ministers meet with health system leaders to discuss reopening education system, but no date set for government meeting on issue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/02/2021 21:05
Schools will not open tomorrow

Schools will not open tomorrow

PM, ministers decide not to open schools tomorrow following consultations with experts on spread of British COVID mutation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/02/2021 17:39
Health MInistry data: 400% rise in number of children diagnosed with coronavirus

Health MInistry data: 400% rise in number of children diagnosed with coronavirus

Number of children testing positive for coronavirus rises 400%, leading to concerns about reopening schools.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/02/2021 15:00
Professor Itamar Grotto: 'Other public buildings can be used as classrooms'

Professor Itamar Grotto: 'Other public buildings can be used as classrooms'

Prof. Itamar Grotto, a senior Health Min. official, says he is 'beating his chest' for not finding solutions for schools.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/02/2021 11:02
Government meets to rule on reopening of Israeli schools

Government meets to rule on reopening of Israeli schools

After repeated delays, government convenes to deliberate on plans to partially reopen school system - possibly as early as Tuesday.David Rosenberg, 07/02/2021 22:04
This is the plan for reopening the educational system on Tuesday

This is the plan for reopening the educational system on Tuesday

'Green' and 'yellow' cities will open kindergartens, grades 1-4, 11-12. 'Orange' and 'red' cities will study alternately in open air.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/02/2021 09:50
Coronavirus committee approves: Schools will remain closed until Tuesday

Coronavirus committee approves: Schools will remain closed until Tuesday

Committee for managing coronavirus approves changes to flight restrictions, extends school closures to Tuesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/02/2021 23:57
Antwerp: School staff strike after students aren't tested for coronavirus

Antwerp: School staff strike after students aren't tested for coronavirus

Non-Jewish faculty at Antwerp haredi Orthodox school strike over parents’ failure to test kids for COVID-19.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 06/02/2021 21:38
When will Israel's schools reopen?

When will Israel's schools reopen?

Prof. Nachman Ash discusses Israel's exit from lockdown, when schools might be able to reopen.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/02/2021 21:30
Interview: Israelis starting to protest lockdowns

Interview: Israelis starting to protest lockdowns

Many parents and children are tired of schools being closed during the epidemic. Now they are going out for a protest.Israel News Talk Radio, 28/01/2021 01:04
Vizhnitz rebbe: Open all the schools

Vizhnitz rebbe: Open all the schools

Rabbi Yisrael Hager, leader of Vizhnitz hasidic group, orders educational institutions to reopen, defying coronavirus lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/01/2021 20:16
How does one mistakenly pass out textbooks calling for Jihad?

How does one mistakenly pass out textbooks calling for Jihad?

Josh Hasten isn’t buying UNRWA’s claims of a mistake, notes UNRWA schools have been inciting against the Jewish State for decades.The Land Of Israel Network, 22/01/2021 03:15
Education Minister vetoes proposed B'Tselem presentation

Education Minister vetoes proposed B'Tselem presentation

Minister of Education Galant: "They have no business in our schools."Shlomo Witty, 17/01/2021 21:18
Student group blasts planned school closures

Student group blasts planned school closures

With COVID-19 spreading once again, government plans to shut down schools; Israel's National Student and Youth Council pushes back.Shlomo Witty, 03/01/2021 20:43
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
Education Minister: The next school year will start without COVID

Education Minister: The next school year will start without COVID

Minister Yoav Galant visited Beit El, where he distributed free computers to schoolchildren.Rafael Levy, 17/11/2020 14:21
New outline for schools to be approved soon

New outline for schools to be approved soon

Most grades to resume on-site learning except grades 7-10, due to inter-ministerial dispute.Talya Eitan, 11/11/2020 11:59
First to fourth graders go back to school

First to fourth graders go back to school

Grades 1 and 2 are to study in 'capsules,' grades 3 and 4 in groups of up to 20. Other grades will continue with distance learning.Reut Hadar, 01/11/2020 07:41
Netanyahu: Find a more comfortable mask

Netanyahu: Find a more comfortable mask

PM says plan of half school-week for 1st, 2nd graders will be in place 2 weeks, during which cancellation of capsules will be examined.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/10/2020 09:23
Grades 1-4 to return to school 4 days a week

Grades 1-4 to return to school 4 days a week

Education Ministry announces 2-week program to return elementary school students to school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/10/2020 18:22
Mayors demand that government give them authority to organize reopening of schools

Mayors demand that government give them authority to organize reopening of schools

Grades one to four due to resume studies on November 1. Government at odds with local authorities regarding preparations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/10/2020 09:05
Grades 1-2 to return to school on Sunday

Grades 1-2 to return to school on Sunday

Discussion on reopening of shops by Coronavirus Cabinet delayed to Thursday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/10/2020 20:53
Cabinet to determine outline for return to schools

Cabinet to determine outline for return to schools

PM will try to reach final agreements on approval of return of 1st-4th graders. Finance minister demands opening of some businesses.Reut Hadar, 25/10/2020 08:46
Health Ministry finds children more likely to catch COVID-19 than adults

Health Ministry finds children more likely to catch COVID-19 than adults

Ministry warns: 'Reopening schools may accelerate virus spread.' Doctors tell Arutz Sheva findings are 'manipulative and erroneous'Mordechai Sones, 22/10/2020 13:38
Schools to close Wednesday ahead of nationwide lockdown beginning Friday

Schools to close Wednesday ahead of nationwide lockdown beginning Friday

Lockdown plan calls for closure of businesses and schools, as well as reduced public transportation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/09/2020 21:23
Health Minister Yuli Edelstein to urge holiday lockdown

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein to urge holiday lockdown

Health Min. Edelstein to support closing schools in 'red' cities, lockdown over holidays. 'Schools opened despite wildly spreading virus.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2020 10:45
PM Netanyahu: 'Hugging isn't allowed, keep a distance and wear a mask'

PM Netanyahu: 'Hugging isn't allowed, keep a distance and wear a mask'

PM Netanyahu and Education Minister Galant attend ceremony marking first day of school at the Neta'im School in Mevo Horon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2020 13:16
Moshe Lion: 'Parents are rightfully concerned' over school year

Moshe Lion: 'Parents are rightfully concerned' over school year

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion says 98% of students arrived at school, parents are 'rightfully concerned.'Hezki Baruch, 01/09/2020 11:34
Israeli students head back to school - with major restrictions

Israeli students head back to school - with major restrictions

Schools barred from reopening in 'red' cities and towns, while schools which do reopen strictly limit class size and hours.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2020 07:56
Head of civilian 'coronavirus cabinet': 'Parents, don't send your children to school'

Head of civilian 'coronavirus cabinet': 'Parents, don't send your children to school'

Meir Rubin, head of civilian 'coronavirus cabinet,' calls on parents to avoid sending children to school until after holidays.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2020 11:10
Thousands of classroom aides will enter classrooms - with no background checks

Thousands of classroom aides will enter classrooms - with no background checks

Six thousand classroom aides will enter Israel's classrooms this week - but local authorities have not performed background checks on them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2020 08:35
Capsules in schools? 'One big bluff'

Capsules in schools? 'One big bluff'

Givatayim mayor slams plan for reopening schools, says Israel's leaders 'don't have the guts to say the truth.'103FM, 27/08/2020 19:03
Requirement to wear masks won't apply during matriculation exams

Requirement to wear masks won't apply during matriculation exams

Education, Health, ministries agree on changes to coronavirus regulations ahead of upcoming school year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/08/2020 14:12
School year to start September 1

School year to start September 1

Coronavirus Czar, Education and Health Ministers agree not to delay start of school year, though school may be delayed in 'red' cities.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2020 15:37
Hadassah CEO: 'School year has started, we're expecting an uptick in cases'

Hadassah CEO: 'School year has started, we're expecting an uptick in cases'

'Public wants to see results of coronavirus czar's work,' Hadassah's Professor Ze'ev Rotstein says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2020 11:50