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No progress in negotiations between teachers union, Finance MIn.

Finance Min. source says meeting with teachers union 'did not end optimistically, we are hoping that there will be a breakthrough.'

No progress in negotiations between teachers union, Finance MIn.

Education Minister: I understand the frustration of the teachers

Education Minister Yifat Shasha-Biton: The teachers' strike could have been avoided, I feel for the teachers.

'I understand the frustration of the teachers'

Teachers strike throughout Israel, canceling school

Teachers Union calls on Finance Min. to attend negotiations personally. 'Six months of negotiations but not one concrete offer.'

Teachers strike throughout Israel, canceling school

Finance Minister to teachers: I recommend you quit the strike

'Stop with the strikes, we'll start honest, serious, negotiations on Sunday,' Finance Min. Liberman promises teachers.

'I recommend you quit the strike'

Finance Minister: First adjust school vacations - then we'll talk salaries

Schools across Israel to begin at 10:00, as teachers continue daily two-hour strikes.

First adjust school vacations - then we'll talk salaries

Tel Aviv and its neighbors join list of strike-struck cities

'What will motivate government to act?' Teachers Union chief asks.

Tel Aviv and its neighbors join list of strike-struck cities

School principal: 'Obvious there is a national problem here'

'I expect there will be a responsible adult who will sit and talk,' school principal from Tel Aviv says.

School principal: 'Obvious there is a national problem here'

Teachers' strike hits schools in southern Israel

School begins at 10:00 in southern Israel, due to two-hour teachers' strike.

Teachers' strike hits schools in southern Israel

School in northern Israel to begin two hours late - again

'It's time PM Bennett, FM Lapid, show leadership and show they care about the education system,' teachers' union chief says.

School in northern Israel to begin two hours late - again

Teachers strike for two hours in northern Israel

Israel Teachers Union warns: If Finance Ministry does not speed up negotiations, strikes will worsen.

Teachers strike for two hours in northern Israel

Teachers' strike: Schools in wider Jerusalem region to start two hours late today

Strike designed to pressure government to raise teachers' wages.

Schools in wider Jerusalem region to start two hours late today

Teacher's strike in Jerusalem tomorrow

Classes will start late as teachers protest low wages from Finance Ministry.

Teacher's strike in Jerusalem tomorrow

A few words from a teacher - and some advice

It's not teachers who need to demonstrate, but parents, children, and all those who care about education in Israel.

 A few words from a teacher - and some advice

Finance Minister: Yeshiva students eat sandwiches, talk politics

Studies in yeshiva are 'studies of idleness, not of holiness,' Finance Min. Liberman claims.

Yeshiva students eat sandwiches, talk politics

New Hope MK proposes: Fire teachers who support terror and terrorists

'How can a student who is exposed to his teacher's posts of hatred and incitement be expected to live a life of coexistence and peace?'

Fire teachers who support terror and terrorists

Teachers to protest low salaries, ending school day early

School will end at 1pm on day of protest, to allow all teachers to attend, union says.

Teachers to protest low salaries, ending school day early

Finance Min.: 'Raise teachers' salaries, change vacation schedule'

Finance Min. Liberman proposes raising teachers' salaries - but insists school vacation schedules change as well.

'Raise teachers' salaries, change vacation schedule'

Education Ministry working to identify terror-supporting teachers

In Jerusalem and Be'er Sheva, Arab teachers carried out terror attacks. Now, the Education Ministry has a new policy.

Education Min. working to identify terror-supporting teachers

Teacher praises Bnei Brak terrorist, Education Minister orders her fired

Education Minister Yifat Shasha-Biton orders dismissal of Arab teacher who allegedly praised Bnei Brak terrorist on Facebook.

Teacher praises Bnei Brak terrorist

'On September 1, there won't be any more teachers'

Around 600 teachers left the school system during the past year, Education Min. Director General says.

'On September 1, there won't be any more teachers'

MK blasts teachers who visited Arafat's grave

MK Sharren Haskel asks Education Minister to act against school principal and teachers who visited the grave of former PA chairman.

MK blasts teachers who visited Arafat's grave

5 women speak up against revered teacher: 'She forced herself on us'

Revered haredi teacher Zivia Rotenberg, is accused of multiple sexual offenses against her students

5 women speak up against revered teacher: 'Forced herself on us'

Ontario teacher has license revoked for Holocaust denial

Teacher from Timmons, Canada found guilty by panel of promoting Holocaust denial and antisemitism in his classroom.

Ontario teacher has license revoked for Holocaust denial

Nearly two dozen educators attend intensive Holocaust education program

23 educators from six US states selected for advanced-level Holocaust education program.

Nearly two dozen educators attend intensive Holocaust program

Teachers fume at impossible work conditions

Schools struggle to remain open as number of staff quarantined, coronavirus-positive, increases.

Teachers fume at impossible work conditions

Teachers group chair: 'There's no leader, everyone thinks they're PM'

Teachers union head slams chaos, lack of clear guidelines for schools. 'The ship is sinking, nothing is managing to save it.'

'There's no leader, everyone thinks they're PM'

Teacher hospitalized after being punched by third-grade student

Pregnant teacher attempts to separate fighting students - and ends up in the hospital.

Teacher hospitalized after being punched by third-grade student

Texas teachers required to offer 'opposing' views on Holocaust

Texas official to teachers: State law requires teaching ‘opposing’ views on the Holocaust.

Texas teachers required to offer 'opposing' views on Holocaust

B'nai Brith takes Toronto school board to task for 'turning a blind eye to anti-Semitism'

B’nai Brith is leading a complaint against the Toronto District School Board for failing to tackle anti-Jewish content shared with teachers.

Toronto school board 'turning a blind eye to anti-Semitism'

Unvaccinated teachers won't be allowed to enter schools

Education Ministry instructs principals to bar teachers without Green Pass or negative test from entering educational institutions.

Unvaccinated teachers won't be allowed to enter schools

Study finds most teachers in England lack basic knowledge to teach about the Holocaust

Study finds alarming lack of knowledge about the Holocaust, even among teachers who teach the subject.

Teachers in England lack knowledge to teach about the Holocaust

LA Unified School Board unanimously condemns anti-Semitism

Board's resolution calls for updated resources for administrators and teachers to address all forms of anti-Semitism.

LA Unified School Board unanimously condemns anti-Semitism

War And Pieces: The shape of US teachers’ anti-Israel drive

Amani Barakat must be joking when she twice touts the “peaceful” tactics of an anti-Israel drive among West Coast teachers’ unions. Op-ed.

War And Pieces: The shape of US teachers’ anti-Israel drive

Teachers refuse to give up their summer vacation

Even for 120 shekels/hour, Education Ministry fails to persuade teachers to work during July.

Teachers refuse to give up their summer vacation

New study: 67% of teachers weren't trained to handle violence

Most teachers and educators in Israel say teaching staff does not have tools to handle physical, verbal, violence.

New study: 67% of teachers weren't trained to handle violence

Anti-Semitic abuse causes UK Jewish teacher to resign

During fighting between Israel and Hamas teacher is assaulted and abused by students, school offers no support.

Anti-Semitic abuse causes UK Jewish teacher to resign

Islamist's teen daughter admits lie leading to teacher beheading

Teen admits lie that she was in class when Samuel Paty showed Muhammad cartoons.

Islamist's teen daughter admits lie leading to teacher beheading

Experts: Only teachers who have been vaccinated should teach in person

National Council of Coronavirus Experts presents government with options for emerging from lockdown, recommends slow opening.

'Only teachers who have been vaccinated should teach in person'

Rivlin salutes teachers for dealing with lockdown, distance learning

President lauds education staff who 'had to learn again how to teach' amidst changes during the pandemic.

Rivlin salutes teachers for dealing with lockdown

Treasury threatens teachers salary reduction

Treasury threatens teachers refusing to teach after June 19 will have wages reduced according to days they don't work. Teachers reject.

Treasury threatens teachers salary reduction