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Education Minister: The word I chose was not a good one

Education Minister: The word I chose was not a good one

Education Minister Yifat Shasha-Biton acknowledges that using the word "crime" regarding COVID-19 vaccines in schools was wrong.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2021 05:24
New directive permits COVID vaccination in schools

New directive permits COVID vaccination in schools

Attorney-general prepared new order to bypass opposition of Education Minister who has called the notion 'criminal.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2021 12:47
Attorney General preparing order to overrule Education Minister on vaccines

Attorney General preparing order to overrule Education Minister on vaccines

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit's order would allow vaccines during school hours over objections of Minister Shasha-Bitton.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/08/2021 22:02
Education Ministry predicts: 5,000 students with coronavirus on Sept. 1

Education Ministry predicts: 5,000 students with coronavirus on Sept. 1

Education Minister agrees to split classes into capsules - but not in preschool through fourth grade.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/08/2021 18:38
Israeli schools to reopen - even if lockdown imposed

Israeli schools to reopen - even if lockdown imposed

Education and Health ministries reach deal to maintain normal routine in schools, minimize disruptions to learning from COVID.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/08/2021 20:31
Education Minister Shasha-Biton: People have severe anxiety over lockdown

Education Minister Shasha-Biton: People have severe anxiety over lockdown

Minister Shasha-Biton at cabinet meeting calls on gov't to stop threatening citizens with lockdown.Hezki Baruch, 08/08/2021 15:38
Yifat Shasha-Biton: 'Vaccination in schools? That's a crime'

Yifat Shasha-Biton: 'Vaccination in schools? That's a crime'

Education Min. Shasha-Biton refuses to hear of vaccination in schools, says children are under 'emotional stress' from being at home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2021 09:27
Yaffa Ben David: 'The principals aren't ready - that's insane'

Yaffa Ben David: 'The principals aren't ready - that's insane'

Yaffa Ben David, head of the Teachers Union, blasts Education Min. Shasha-Biton: 'Clarify policies, we heard it only from the media.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 20:18
Prof. Gabi Barabash supports Education Minister's plan for opening schools

Prof. Gabi Barabash supports Education Minister's plan for opening schools

Former Health Min. Director General supports plan for 48-hour quarantine for schoolchildren with infected classmate. 'It could work.'Hezki Baruch, 28/07/2021 19:27
Min. Shasha-Biton: Easy to sow hysteria, anyone with different approach labeled 'denier'

Min. Shasha-Biton: Easy to sow hysteria, anyone with different approach labeled 'denier'

"Absurd - all health problems in Israel have disappeared and all that remains is to deal with vaccination of children during school hours."Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 17:01
Education Minister: Don't turn schools into vaccination centers

Education Minister: Don't turn schools into vaccination centers

Officials claim Education Minister called vaccines 'controversial' as she works to block plans to encourage children to get the jab.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2021 09:29
Education Ministry to take charge - from daycare through college

Education Ministry to take charge - from daycare through college

Higher Education Ministry to be incorporated into Education Ministry, moving programs from birth through college under a single roof.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2021 16:14
Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz: 'Enough playing pretend'

Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz: 'Enough playing pretend'

Health Min. Horowitz condemns criticism of Dr. Alroy-Preis as 'out of place,' says he backs Ministry professionals 'completely and totally.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/07/2021 22:25
Education Minister Shasha-Biton demanded head of public health Elrai-Price be fired

Education Minister Shasha-Biton demanded head of public health Elrai-Price be fired

She reportedly argued that gov't's change in approach in trying to avoid closures should also be reflected in change within health ministry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2021 09:24
New Education Minister upholds decision to deny pro-BDS professor Israel Prize

New Education Minister upholds decision to deny pro-BDS professor Israel Prize

Yifat Shasha-Biton announces she won't intervene on behalf of Prof. Oded Goldreich over his anti-Israel rhetoric.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2021 12:05
Education Min.: 'Summer vacation can be moved to August-September'

Education Min.: 'Summer vacation can be moved to August-September'

Education Min. Yifat Shasha-Biton says she wants to find 'creative' solutions for summer vacation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2021 14:16
Education Minister claims health establishment is inflating COVID case numbers

Education Minister claims health establishment is inflating COVID case numbers

Yifat Shasha-Biton: Elements in health system perpetuating the hysteria in order to accelerate children's immunization project.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/06/2021 00:09
MK Shasha-Biton: I was offered to be Education Minister, don't waste your time

MK Shasha-Biton: I was offered to be Education Minister, don't waste your time

New Hope's no. 2 clarifies: We are aiming for a government with Zionist parties that believe in a Jewish and democratic state.Ben Ariel, 26/03/2021 06:38
Likud MK blames Coronavirus Committee chief for COVID deaths

Likud MK blames Coronavirus Committee chief for COVID deaths

'If we had fired her, not nearly as many people would have died.' Coalition Chairman blames Likud MK who joined New Hope for COVID deaths.David Rosenberg, 02/03/2021 13:52
Shasha-Biton: Netanyahu has Bennett in his pocket

Shasha-Biton: Netanyahu has Bennett in his pocket

Knesset Coronavirus Committee chairwoman and number 2 on New Hope list denies claims her party's candidates will join Likud after election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/02/2021 12:52
Yoav Kisch: 'Yifat Shasha-Biton is dangerous to the public health'

Yoav Kisch: 'Yifat Shasha-Biton is dangerous to the public health'

Dep. Health Min. Yoav Kisch slams MK Shasha-Biton for refraining from expressing support for coronavirus vaccine.Hezki Baruch, 11/02/2021 14:33
'We are a center-right party'

'We are a center-right party'

MK Yifat Shasha-Biton who joined Gideon Sa'ar's new party: We will not sit under Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch, 27/12/2020 01:16
Poll: Likud 27, New Hope 20, Yamina 14

Poll: Likud 27, New Hope 20, Yamina 14

Addition of MK Shasha-Biton to Gideon Sa'ar's party boosts its chances at coming election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/12/2020 08:09
'The right thing would be for Shasha-Biton to resign'

'The right thing would be for Shasha-Biton to resign'

Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen on MK Shasha-Biton joining Gideon Sa'ar: It was obvious she'd leave the Likud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/12/2020 06:18
Gideon Sa'ar's promises to Yifat Shasha-Biton

Gideon Sa'ar's promises to Yifat Shasha-Biton

MK Shasha-Biton to be 2nd on party list, acting PM if Sa'ar becomes prime minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/12/2020 20:29
MK Yifat Shasha-Biton joins Gideon Sa'ar's new party

MK Yifat Shasha-Biton joins Gideon Sa'ar's new party

Likud MK who drew criticism within the party for opposing government decisions on the coronavirus to be number 2 on Sa'ar's list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/12/2020 15:37
MK Yifat Shasha-Biton expected to join Gideon Sa'ar's new party

MK Yifat Shasha-Biton expected to join Gideon Sa'ar's new party

Polls show addition of Shasha-Biton to New Hope party will boost its chances on election day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/12/2020 07:56
'We won't force vaccine; but here's what we will do'

'We won't force vaccine; but here's what we will do'

Health Ministry Director claims vaccines won't be forced, but Dr. Eyal Zimlichman tells Knesset committee 'they'll understand themselves.'Mordechai Sones, 26/11/2020 12:28
Coronavirus Committee chief calls for reopening schools

Coronavirus Committee chief calls for reopening schools

After gov't fails to reach decision on schools, Coronavirus Committee chief pushes for resuming studies. 'Kids have been at home for months'David Rosenberg, 16/11/2020 11:44
Those who violate virus regulations should be imprisoned, says MK Miki Zohar

Those who violate virus regulations should be imprisoned, says MK Miki Zohar

We don't need stricter regulations - we just need tougher enforcement, coalition head insists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2020 10:04
Health expert predicts eventual COVID-19 commission of inquiry

Health expert predicts eventual COVID-19 commission of inquiry

Health Communication Lecturer at IDC Herzliya International School Dr. Yaffa Shir Raz: 'This peddling the epidemic will also be judged.'Mordechai Sones, 14/09/2020 22:57
'A lockdown would be a disaster for Israelis'

'A lockdown would be a disaster for Israelis'

'Lockdown will leave many Israelis impoverished.' Chairwoman of Knesset's Coronavirus Committee urges ministers to reject planned lockdown.David Rosenberg, 13/09/2020 15:47
Yifat Shasha-Biton: 'The skies aren't really reopening'

Yifat Shasha-Biton: 'The skies aren't really reopening'

MK Shasha-Biton, head of Coronavirus Cabinet, says 'green' countries won't allow Israelis to visit, have not yet clarified conditions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2020 12:39
Bennett asks Yifat Shasha-Biton to join Yamina

Bennett asks Yifat Shasha-Biton to join Yamina

Yamina chairman asks Knesset Coronavirus Committee chair to leave Likud for his party after coalition chairman tries to fire her.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2020 22:57
Yifat Shasha-Bitton removed as Coronavirus Committee head

Yifat Shasha-Bitton removed as Coronavirus Committee head

Coalition chairman fires Knesset Coronavirus Committee chairwoman, citing failure to attend important Knesset votes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2020 19:22
Restaurants closed - and the Coronavirus Committee will reopen them

Restaurants closed - and the Coronavirus Committee will reopen them

Government order banning eating in restaurants goes into effect, as MK Shasha-Biton promises to cancel it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2020 09:34
Corona Cmte chair: Not sure the restrictions are the right solution

Corona Cmte chair: Not sure the restrictions are the right solution

"It is important that we examine each restriction and try to understand what logic and data it rests on," says MK Shasha-Bitton.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2020 12:32
Likud official: Netanyahu to fire Coronavirus Committee chairwoman

Likud official: Netanyahu to fire Coronavirus Committee chairwoman

Likud official says MK Yifat Shasha-Biton is on the firing line after saying she might not adopt new coronavirus restrictions.Hezki Baruch, 18/07/2020 23:57
Blue and White will not support removal of Shasha-Biton

Blue and White will not support removal of Shasha-Biton

Blue and White party says it would be 'inappropriate' for Likud to remove chair of Knesset Coronavirus Committee over opening of gyms, poolsArutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2020 19:27
Fierce confrontation inside Likud: 'I'll oust you'

Fierce confrontation inside Likud: 'I'll oust you'

Coalition Chairman Miki Zohar demands Knesset Committee convene to remove Coronavirus Committee Chair Yifat Shasha-Bitton from Likud.Hezki Baruch, 13/07/2020 15:16
Kulanu MK to serve as Housing Minister

Kulanu MK to serve as Housing Minister

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon seeking to appoint MK Dr. Yifat Shasha-Biton as Minister of Construction and Housing.Hezki Baruch, 08/01/2019 02:39
'Camera law' approved in preliminary vote

'Camera law' approved in preliminary vote

Knesset gives preliminary approval to law requiring security cameras in institutions caring for minors and helpless.Chana Roberts, 04/07/2018 14:59
'We fail to protect our babies and toddlers'

'We fail to protect our babies and toddlers'

MK Shasha-Biton slams Attorney General for opposing law to place security cameras in government-run institutions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2018 13:37
'Suddenly when they divorce, Dad isn't good enough'

'Suddenly when they divorce, Dad isn't good enough'

MK Shasha-Biton stresses importance of looking at what's best for the child in cases of divorce.Hezki Baruch, 31/05/2018 08:52
'It's criminal to use child actors in domestic violence ad'

'It's criminal to use child actors in domestic violence ad'

MK Shasha-Biton says using children to promote women's organizations' agenda is a crime, notes statistics on children abused by mothers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/11/2017 13:39
'Social workers prefer foster families over fathers'

'Social workers prefer foster families over fathers'

Kulanu MK reveals that authorities prefer foster families to father's custody - even when children ask to live with their father.Gil Ronen, 26/10/2017 08:55
Dads not invited to discussion on children's welfare

Dads not invited to discussion on children's welfare

Knesset Committee for Children's Rights to hold meeting on alienation of children - and invites only women's organizations.Gil Ronen, 11/10/2017 08:54
Government approves price cap for afternoon programs

Government approves price cap for afternoon programs

New bill caps price of afternoon programs and number of children participating.Hezki Baruch, 19/06/2017 11:31
'How many discussions can be held? Enough!'

'How many discussions can be held? Enough!'

Committee on Child's Rights holds heated debate following death of child forgotten in car last weekend.Mordechai Sones, 15/05/2017 17:18
'MK crossed line in criticizing Regulation Law, must apologize'

'MK crossed line in criticizing Regulation Law, must apologize'

Chair of Knesset Special Committee for the Rights of the Child slams opposition MK for comparing Regulation Law to statutory rape.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2017 22:47
'We must stop phenomenon of children left in cars'

'We must stop phenomenon of children left in cars'

New measure to obligate kindergartens, day cares, to notify parents when their child is absent aims to prevent children being left in cars.Shai Landesman, 24/07/2016 18:43
MKs propose egalitarian child support bill

MKs propose egalitarian child support bill

MKs Kisch and Shasha-Biton propose revolutionary bill that will have some women paying child support to men.Gil Ronen, 30/11/2015 13:53
Counter-terror kids' game irks MK

Counter-terror kids' game irks MK

MK Yifat Shasha-Biton demanded that Arutz Sheva remove the game, called 'Neutralize the Terrorist.'Arutz Sheva staff, 09/11/2015 12:54