The Holocaust was the single-most traumatic event for the Jewish people in the 20th century, but there is some disagreement over the exact date on which it started.
'The education system is absurd,' says a principal at a religious high school for girls in Jerusalem; 'If even principals don’t meet other sectors, who will?'
Leading Israeli rabbi Haim Druckman called on national TV to 'release the children' suspected of stoning to death Palestinian mother-of-seven Aisha Rabi - because they're 'not terrorists.' His behavior is an inexcusable perversion of Jewish values
Opinion Iran and Hamas Threaten Israel's External Security. Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Leaders Threaten From Within
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish leaders are dragging Israel into the Third World. Their insistence on keeping Jews in ignorance and poverty is both a profound embarrassment, and a threat to Israel's security
Hillel Academy of Pittsburgh is about a 15-minute walk from Tree of Life Congregation, where 11 people were killed during Shabbat services by an anti-Semitic gunman. Here's how the children are dealing with the tragedy
In her brand new memoir, Alice Shalvi reflects back on a remarkable career, as well as on some of the more painful chapters of her life - including her own traumatic #MeToo moment
A report, published Friday, found that Stanley Rosenfeld sexually abused at least a dozen students at SAR Academy, a Modern Orthodox school in the Riverdale section of the Bronx
Only a handful of Orthodox programs are now being used in the city's elementary schools, down from about 40 two years ago
The accuser, who is remaining anonymous in the lawsuit, alleges that Blake Lobato, a Zeta Beta Tau brother, forcibly penetrated her while she was drunk after a party in August 2016
In losing the bidding process, the Reform movement laments 'blatant discrimination against non-Orthodox Judaism and an egregious waste of public funds'
In tapes obtained by Haaretz, a municipal official can be heard threatening a school principle: 'Don’t mess with the mayor. Are you suicidal?'
Haredi Jewish schools made their visits conditional on the exhibit being covered up, and the museum's educational director decided to agree to their request
28 elementary school principals in the city have announced a boycott of the upcoming event. Education Ministry says separation derives from the need to take 'body images of boys and girls at this age' into consideration
Some scholars say workbooks 'flatten the biblical text' and banning them will teach students how to analyze and understand biblical stories on a deeper level
Israeli Ministry Sets Sights on Millions of 'Potential Jews' to Improve Country’s Image and Fight BDS
Diaspora Ministry recommends 'strategic plan' for communities with 'affinity' to Judaism or Israel, some of which can be converted ■ Plan calls for introducing Jewish and Israeli studies, launching public diplomacy projects and even finding a framework for them to make Aliyah
A new wave of rallies and protests are starting around the United States, demanding gun law change following the most recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida
Masa brings about 12,000 young Jews to Israel every year, but is at center of dispute with Israeli government over one of its subsidiaries that organizes trips
Masa programs have been frozen due to a disagreement between its partners: the Israeli government and the Jewish Agency
Figures point to more and more ultra-Orthodox opting out of the system amid economic pressures
Destroyed by the Nazis, disbanded by the Soviets, reborn in pre-state Israel: The story of the last of the rabbis who led the reinvention of ultra-Orthodox yeshiva culture and its exponential, but untenable, growth
Observant Israelis all over the country are being forced to adopt more stringent rules, including gender separation
A Christian-Israeli father is demanding the right for his son to be bused into a Jewish, Hebrew-speaking school – the top court will deliver its verdict in January
The education of our children has been coopted by racists who don’t care about academic standards and are motivated not only by apartheid, but by greed
Merhavia organization was active in 26 such sites in Givatayam in 2016, but that figure has dropped by more than half this year
Jewish identity is composed of literary, scientific and philosophical works, and it's shared by both secular and religious Jews — a cultural resource that’s worth drawing from
Following Jewish young adults' visiting an anti-occupation protest camp that is sometimes a flashpoint for violence, the Jewish Agency dumps the program runners
Israel's haredi politicians defend their draft exemption by referencing millennia of Jewish men who studied in yeshiva night and day. That never happened
Pupils received books with material explaining things like when a Jewish soldier can sleep with a non-Jewish female captive, and how to demand something from non-Jews that belongs to us
Parents threaten to withhold fees as school year opens in Israel
State-Haredi school system has nearly doubled in size in last 2 1/2 years and now serves 7,500 students. 'I wanted my children to learn math and English,' says one parent