Kol hakavod le Prof. Peretz Lavie. He has hit the nail on the head. For me, the core of Jewish identity is excellence in science and engineering, and care for children in this regard. It is clear that the state is failing on many fronts. Prof. Peretz Lavie is right that there is a connection between the fire on Carmel and other failings. Prof. Lavie can be part of the solution. Solution is an immediate mobilization of presidents of universities and Shimon Peres, Bibi Netanyahu and leaders of all Jewish political parties and Jewish diaspora to reform in one year primary and high school education to match avotenu Albert Einstein, Niels Bohr, Haim Weitzman ...
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from the article: Technion chief: Science education in Israel on brink of collapse