In what a rights group calls a historic decision, the government is moving to correct the system in which employers buy and sell work permits and pass the cost onto employees
Or Kashti is the education analyst for Haaretz Newspaper.
Deputy mayor who holds education portfolio says city wants to limit 'missionary' activity, maintains, 'We will ensure the secularism of the city's schools'
Israel's Education Ministry recognizes criticisms voiced by Secular Forum, which found widespread use of religious sources without explanatory context
Shoham Smith calls the worksheet the 'sodomization' of her story's original pluralistic message
The purpose is to curtail discussion of controversial issues, but nothing is more political than the pretense of being apolitical
Secular Jews and allies in the Reform Movement call the Religious Services Ministry's program a 'missionary plan' that works against Jewish pluralism
Secular students were also asked to ‘dress modestly’ as condition for meeting, supported by Education Ministry
Foundation says that 'ceding' land would violate agreement and prompt return of all lands family gave to Israel after independence
Some of these 3,000 individuals in Israel's north have been there for generations, but without building permits or official recognition of their communities, the future often looks grimmer than the past
Despite 1996 law recognizing secular burial as a right, the reality is there aren’t enough plots to go around