Education


NYC Yeshivos Group Pushes Back on Report

A group representing many yeshivos in Brooklyn pushed back Thursday against a derogatory report, asserting that claims they don’t prepare their graduates for a successful life are false. Parents for…

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Smooth Start to New School Year

Although a Friday, 1 September saw Israeli students go back to school – with the school year starting smoothly for the first time in some years. A total of 2,272,000…

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Survey: Secular Students Don’t Like Tanach Class

An Education Ministry survey indicates that unfortunately, Tanach is not a popular subject among students in Israeli secular schools. In a survey of 500 students in Israeli state public schools…

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New Law Regulates Afternoon Care Centers Costs, Rules

The government has approved for legislation a new measure that regulates the functioning of after-school day care centers. The law, proposed by MKs Yifat Shasha-Bitton (Kulanu) and Rabbi Yaakov Margi…

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University Heads Slam Education Ministry Code of Ethics

The heads of universities in Israel on Motzoei Shabbos issued a statement condemning a new code of ethics promulgated by Education Minister Naftali Bennett against university lecturers expressing political opinions during…

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Math to Get Even More Challenging, Thanks to Trump Visit

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives in Yerushalayim on Monday, and the city is preparing for traffic chaos, with streets closed, meetings canceled, and transportation both public and private very limited.…

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Yerushalayim to Spend NIS 1B on New Classrooms

There are 300,000 students in Yerushalayim, making it the largest school system in the country — and by its own estimates, the Yerushalayim Municipality says it is 3,800 classrooms short…

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