How Low Can Higher Education Go?

College and university education in Israel in general has been 
undergoing rapid change, plagued as it is by a multitude of 
structural problems on both the demand and supply sides.

Many readers of Haaretz responded angrily to Tomer Michelzon’s recent article about the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya (“Ivy League-inspired education in Israel”). Many were furious over what they saw as a report about students who are shelling out large sums of money in order to enter...