It would behoove Israeli politicians to avoid a one-dimensional, mistaken and misleading interpretation of biblical literature, and to avoid subordinating this classic work to a limited and ephemeral party platform.
Education minister praises Masa Israeli journey, aimed at shaping Jewish, Zionist and national identity.
'The messages are simple and repetitive,' a mother of an 11th grade student from the central region says. 'All the Arabs hate us, in fact almost the entire world hates us.'
The teaching of history in this country involves indoctrinating pupils with a worldview of the Chosen People, hounded and threatened, at the center of human history.
Ram Cohen says he rejected Education Ministry’s demand to give 'equal time' to pro-settlement groups after talk with veterans' group Breaking the Silence causes educational storm.
Naftali Bennett tells Haaretz that Israel, like most other countries, is unprepared to deal with porn on the net, shaming and sexting.
Education Minister Bennett's initiative to set rules for what professors can say in class is another reflection of the logic that says anyone who doesn’t align himself with the government is marked 'traitor' | Opinion
Considering Tel Aviv University philosophy Prof. Asa Kasher’s code of ethics for the Israeli army, it’s no wonder far-right Education Minister Bennett tapped him to write a code for the universities.
Ze'ev Degani, principal of Tel Aviv's Gymnasia Herzliya, may have intended to show the ministry and his pupils that he doesn’t yield to intimidation after officials appeal to him to cancel lecture.
Young people keep leaving the Haredi fold, but a lack of government funds is limiting activities run by nonprofits that help them.