Israeli Teacher Won't Be Fired for Expressing 'Leftist' Opinions, School Rules

Adam Verete's position as civics teacher at the ORT school in Kiryat Tivon was in danger after a student accused him of expressing opinions 'against the state'; Verete urges teachers to continue expressing their opinions in class.

The Israeli civics teacher threatened with dismissal after a student accused him of expressing “extreme left” opinions will not be fired after all, officials from the ORT education network decided following a second hearing on the matter on Thursday at its headquarters in Tel Aviv.