Our state does not need teachers. It needs agents, and on the cheap. You too, children, will become agents.
Not all Jews are Israelis and not all Israelis are Jews. It suffices that officials who express respect for the state's symbols perform their duties while being true to their conscience.
For the next two weeks, Israeli television and radio audiences will have several opportunities each day to watch and listen as the parties hawk their wares. Two segments, from two different parties, are already under fire from the Central Elections Committee.
Education Ministry directive sent to principals as part of an effort to strengthen Zionist and Jewish identities among children.
National symbols rarely make sense and too often tend to be fetishized. When we research their history, we come up with embarrassing details. 'Hatikva' does not bear scrutiny.