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Health Minister Horowitz: Head of Public Health Services Alroy-Preis is being slandered

Horowitz insists cancellation of quarantine for students is "correct decision"; criticizes Netanyahu govt for disastrous school closures.

Health Minister Horowitz: Alroy-Preis is being slandered

Officials concerned about impact of Omicron variant on schooling

"We need expanded PCR testing, more vaccination, and better ventilation in schools," says Prof. Davidovitch.

Officials concerned about impact of Omicron variant on schooling

Government decides not to open middle schools for 2 weeks

PM cites spread of British COVID mutation in Israel for decision to keep grades 7-10 closed.

Government decides not to open middle schools for 2 weeks

MK Naftali Bennett: Close grades 5-10

Yamina Chairman says alongside school lockdown, vaccinating teachers must occur and lockdown shortened to give hope to closed businesses.

MK Naftali Bennett: Close grades 5-10player

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

Government report details huge failings in distance learning

Less than half of teachers were trained in distance learning; only a third met curriculum targets.

Government report details huge failings in distance learning

Half of world's students still not back in school due to pandemic disruptions

"This is nothing short of a global education emergency," said UNICEF's executive director.

Half of world's students still not back in school

SAR closed due to coronavirus - but its students are still learning

How one New York school switched to online learning during its coronavirus closure.

SAR closed due to coronavirus - but students are still learning

Virginia schools shut down over Islam lesson

Parental outrage over Geography lesson teaching students Muslim creed skyrockets, shuts county schools over security concerns.

Virginia schools shut down over Islam lesson

Jerusalem Threatens School Shutdown

Municipality and teachers' organizations warn they need budget for full-day security - or else they won't hold classes starting Thursday.

Jerusalem Threatens School Shutdown

Ashkelon: Schools Evacuated Due to High Radiation

Ashkelon mayor evacuates certain classrooms exposed to high radiation, citing student health; students relocated to community center.

Ashkelon: Schools Exposed to High Radiation Evacuated

Jerusalem Awakes to Over 10 CM of Snow

Schools throughout the area are closed Thursday. Snow to fall until afternoon. Buses, light rail not running in Jerusalem.

Jerusalem of White: Residents Awake to 10 CM of Snow: Photosplayer