Israeli High School Defies Minister, Hosts Lecture by B'Tselem Director

Talk by Hagai El-Ad, whose organization recently branded Israel an apartheid regime, went against new Education Ministry rules barring schools from hosting groups 'that treat IDF soldiers with contempt and call Israel an apartheid state'

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Some 300 12th graders at the Hebrew Reali School in Haifa participated in a Zoom lecture Monday morning with the director of the human rights group B’Tselem, Hagai El-Ad, which was held despite an order from the Education Ministry to cancel it.

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