Or Kashti is the education analyst for Haaretz Newspaper.
Initiative, mostly run in state-religious schools, was approved by the Education Ministry.
The Education Ministry approved the initiative as part of Gush Katif Day, marked Monday.
Some teachers are skeptical that the current reality in class would enable them to devote the required extra effort to make that possible.
These studies will be part of the compulsory core curriculum, and every school will be allowed to add "elective activities."