Or Kashti is the education analyst for Haaretz Newspaper.
Cabinet activates National Emergency Authority, giving IDF extra authority in its dealings with the civilian population.
50 percent of 11-year-olds spend over 2 hours a day on the computer; alcohol consumption also high.
25 percent of Israeli students ranked below the lowest benchmark, Israel lags between bottom third and middle of rankings.
Figures published by Education Ministry show Israeli middle schoolers slipping in math, science.