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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.'

Health expert supports plan for opening schools

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."

Edu. Min.: Anyone with different approach to COVID a 'denier'

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.

Education Minister: Don't turn schools into vaccination centers

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.

Education Ministry to take charge - from daycare through college

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.'

Health Minister: 'Enough playing pretend'

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.

Minister Shasha-Biton demanded head of public health be fired

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.

Education Min upholds decision to deny pro-BDS prof Israel Prize

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.

'Summer vacation can be moved to August-September'

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.

Education Minister: COVID case numbers are being inflated

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.

MK Shasha-Biton: I was offered to be Education Minister

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.

Likud MK blames Coronavirus Committee chief for COVID deaths

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.

Shasha-Biton: Netanyahu has Bennett in his pocket

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.

'Yifat Shasha-Biton is dangerous to the public health'

'We are a center-right party'

MK Yifat Shasha-Biton who joined Gideon Sa'ar's new party: We will not sit under Netanyahu.

'We are a center-right party'

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.

Poll: Likud 27, New Hope 20, Yamina 14

'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.

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

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.

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

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.

MK Yifat Shasha-Biton joins Gideon Sa'ar's 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.

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

'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.'

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

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'

Coronavirus Committee chief calls for reopening schools

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.

Violators should be imprisoned, says MK Miki Zoharplayer

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.'

Health expert predicts eventual COVID-19 commission of inquiry

'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.

'A lockdown would be a disaster for Israelis'

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.

'The skies aren't really reopening'

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.

Bennett asks Yifat Shasha-Biton to join Yamina

Yifat Shasha-Bitton removed as Coronavirus Committee head

Coalition chairman fires Knesset Coronavirus Committee chairwoman, citing failure to attend important Knesset votes.

Yifat Shasha-Bitton removed as Coronavirus Committee head

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.

Restaurants closed - and the committee will reopen them

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.

Corona Cmte chair: Not sure the restrictions are right solution

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.

Netanyahu to fire Coronavirus Committee chair

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, pools

Blue and White will not support removal of Shasha-Biton

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.

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

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.

Kulanu MK to serve as Housing Minister

'Camera law' approved in preliminary vote

Knesset gives preliminary approval to law requiring security cameras in institutions caring for minors and helpless.

'Camera law' approved in preliminary vote

'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.

'We fail to protect our babies and toddlers'

'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.

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

'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.

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

'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.

'Social workers prefer foster families over fathers'

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.

Dads not invited to discussion on children's welfare

Government approves price cap for afternoon programs

New bill caps price of afternoon programs and number of children participating.

Government approves price cap for afternoon programs