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Min. of Ed. Called 'Too Soft' on Leftist Teacher

MK Chetboun: 'Calling the IDF cruel is not a political position, but incitement against the IDF.' Min. Piron: 'No need for hysteria.'

Min. of Ed. Attacked for Lenience with Leftist Teacher

Public Most Satisfied with Education Minister

Education Minister Shai Piron is the minister with whose performance the Israeli public is most satisfied, finds new poll.

Public Most Satisfied with Education Minister, Poll Finds

Official Explains Ultra-Leftist Teacher Fiasco

Superintendent Zvika Peled recounts what really happened in the case; Ministry of Education publishes official response.

School Official Explains Ultra-Leftist Teacher Fiasco

Education Ministry Lets Teachers Peddle Politics

New program allows teachers to pick their own topics, and express their own political opinions in student discussions.

Education Ministry Lets Teachers Peddle Politics

Teacher Set to be Fired For Forcing Views on Kids

A civics teacher is set to be fired after he tried to ram radical leftist views down the throats of students.

Teacher Set to be Fired For Forcing Leftist Views on Students

Yesh Atid No. 2 Attempts Peace with Chief Rabbis

Yesh Atid minister steps in to pacify Chief Rabbis after party head Yair Lapid called to fire them both.

Yesh Atid No. 2 Attempts Peace with Chief Rabbis

Yesh Atid No. 2 Opposed Lapid on Women in IDF

Min. Shai Piron has opined that Jewish law opposes female enlistment. Lapid threatened to fire Chief Rabbis for this position.

Yesh Atid No. 2 Opposed Lapid on Women in IDF

Teach the Story of the 'Lamed Hey,' Piron Told

Gush Etzion council head asked Education Minister Shai Piron to include the history of the Lamed Hey fighters in school curricula.

Teach the Story of the 'Lamed Hey,' Education Minister Told

Shaked Fires Back at Haifa University

MK Ayelet Shaked appeals to the board of Haifa U. over decision to reject the degree of Professor Aumann due to his political views.

Shaked to Haifa University: Where is Freedom of Expression?

Samaria Man Wins Bible Quiz

The quiz, themed 'the other is me' and 'love they neighbor as thyself,' aims to promote strong Jewish roots and unity.

Samaria Man Menachem Shamshi Wins Bible Quiz

Ministry of Education to Shorten Summer Vacation?

Education Minister Rabbi Shai Piron expected to announce decision Thursday whether or not to extend school year by 3 weeks.

Ministry of Education to Decide on Summer Vacation Length

High Court to State:Why are Yeshivot Still Funded?

Supreme Court orders State to explain why state funding to hareidi yeshivot hasn't been dropped, after pressure from liberal groups.

Supreme Court to State: Why are Hareidi Yeshivot Still Funded?

Piron: Stop Yeshiva Student Harrassment

Education Minister Rabbi Shai Piron threatens to stop funding Yeshivot over ongoing reports of politically-charged student harassment

Piron Threatens to Stop Yeshiva Stipends Over Harassment

Piron Encouraged to Reinstate Trips to Hevron

"Visiting Hevron is a Jewish Zionist value," write MKs Chetboun and Ohayon to Education Minister Shai Piron.

Piron Encouraged to Reinstate School Trips to Hevron

Green Light to New Criteria for Yeshiva Funding

Education Minister Shai Piron hopes new criteria for funding will help undo the strangle hold on the countries religious Zionist yeshivot.

Green Light to New Criteria for Yeshiva Funding

Israeli Man Sues Facebook Over Ban

Omri Weil filed the law suite after being suspended from the Facebook and denied the right to an appeal.

Israeli Man Sues Facebook Over Ban

Piron: Our Grandchildren May Know Peace

Education Minister not optimistic about peace talks after seeing anti-Israel incitement in PA schools.

Piron: Our Grandchildren May Know Peace

Group Demands End to Separate School Classes

A secularist group is demanding that the government stop funding religious schools with separate classes for boys and girls.

Group Demands End to Separate Classes for Boys and Girls

Netanyahu Against Plan to Cancel Exams

Education Minister Shai Piron plans to cancel many matriculation exams, but is expected to face strong opposition from the Prime Minister.

Netanyahu Against Piron's Plan to Cancel Matriculation Exams

Upper Nazareth Mayor Vows: No Arab School Here

In an interview with Arutz Sheva, Upper Nazareth Mayor Shimon Gapsu reiterated that he would not allow an Arab school to open in his town.

Upper Nazareth Mayor Vows: No Arab School Here

Report: Piron Planning Hareidi Public Schools

Hareidi media reports: Education Minister trying to bring hareidi schools under state auspices.

Report: Piron Planning Hareidi Public Schools

Piron: Money Now for 'Pluralistic' Batei Medrash

There's little if any budget for hareidi and Religious Zionist houses of study - but there is some for 'pluralistic' Batei Medrash

Piron: Batei Medrash - the 'Pluralistic' Kind - to Get Money

Min. Piron: Hevron Still on List for School Trips

Education Minister tells Arutz Sheva he thinks Hevron should not be preferred over other sites.

Min. Piron: Hevron Still on List for School Trips

Report: Piron Cancels School Trips to Hevron

Education Minister Shai Piron has decided to cancel a program started by his predecessor and meant to encourage school visits to Hevron.

Report: Piron Cancels School Trips to Hevron

Hareidi Students Say No to Piron

Hareidi students express displeasure with Education Minister’s presence at graduation: ‘He’s fighting to change our children’s way of life’

Hareidi Students Against Piron: He’s Fighting the Torah World

Ministry Seeks 60% Support for Textbook Lending

If 60% of parents agree to rent, rather than buy, children’s textbooks, schools will open lending programs.

Ministry Seeks 60% Support for Textbook Lending

Piron: I'm Feeling Well

Education Minister Shai Piron was released from hospital after falling ill during a flight from Poland to Israel.

Piron: I'm Feeling Well

Bill: Cops May Enter Noisy Homes without Warrant

Knesset passes bill that would allow police to break into a home and search it, if it is too noisy.

Bill: Cops May Enter Noisy Homes without Warrant

Piron: More Kids to Get Textbooks from School

A program that would allow children to receive textbooks from schools and return them at the end of the school year will be expanded

Piron: More Kids to Get Textbooks from School

Piron to Investigate Politicization at Bezalel

Education Minister Shai Piron has opened an investigation into the admission procedures at the Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem

Piron to Investigate Politicization at Bezalel Academy

Piron: I’m Protecting Rabbi Ariel – He Would Lose

Minister Piron says he objects to Rabbi Ariel’s candidacy for the rabbi’s sake. 'He's above this.' Rabbi Druckman doesn't agree.

Piron: I’m Protecting Rabbi Ariel – if He Ran, He Would Lose

Piron: A Simple Conversation Turned into a Storm

Education Minister stresses that the cut in funding of Shas's schools will happen when his public hareidi schools are established.

Piron on Deri: A Simple Conversation Turned into a Storm

Budget of Shas Schools Will Not be Cut

Deri, Piron and Lapid agree to postpone the planned cuts in Shas's network of schools.

Budget of Shas Schools Will Not be Cut

Piron Blasted for 'Fridays Off' Plan

Education Minister Rabbi Shai Piron faces flak over a news report that he plans to turn Fridays into a day off from school.

Piron Blasted for 'Fridays Off' Plan

‘Let’s Bring Israel’s Schools into 21st Century’

Education Minister urges reform, promises not to fire teachers.

‘Let’s Bring Israel’s Schools into 21st Century’

Piron to Cut Back on School Vacation Days

Education Minister Shai Piron plans to cut back on the number of school vacation days that students in Israel have every year.

Piron to Cut Back on School Vacation Days

Piron: Israel Cannot Afford 'Brain Drain'

Education Minister Rabbi Shai Piron said that the state needed to provide the proper resources to prevent "brain drain"

Piron: Israel Cannot Afford 'Brain Drain'

Piron 'Hugely Jealous' of Bible Quiz Contestants

Education Minister tells competitors his childhood dream was to be like them.

Min. Piron 'Hugely Jealous' of Bible Quiz Contestants

Hareidi PR Man Defends ‘Yesh Atid’

Well-known hareidi figure calls to end attacks on Yesh Atid. "Enough hate."

Hareidi PR Man Defends ‘Yesh Atid’

Record Tourism in Gush Etzion

A record number of tourists visit the Judea region and Gush Etzion. Most popular: Herodium, Deer Land. New minister among visitors.

Record Tourism in Gush Etzion