Israel's Education Under Threat

If they don't get the proper budgetary support, recent efforts by Israeli universities to open their doors to students from the periphery will be for naught.

The rumored budget cuts for higher education in Israel are still just that – rumors – but in the coming weeks someone will sit down at the Finance Ministry and begin slashing everything in sight. This is why the president of Tel Aviv University, Israel's largest, will hold a protest along with the university's student union. Their goal is to make it quite clear that cutting the higher education budget will do...