While many OECD countries are adding information technology to the curriculum, Israel has been cutting maths and sciences in favor of religious and Jewish studies
Education Ministry official ordered national-religious elementary schools to return book referencing travel on Sabbath, aimed at teaching first graders decision-making
The book, a gift sent to incoming first graders aimed at teaching decision-making and democracy, 'causes concrete offense' for mentioning the choice to travel on the Jewish Sabbath, Education Ministry says
While other non-Orthodox Jewish schools are struggling, Hershorin Schiff Community Day School is teaching Hebrew, prayer, Jewish history and holidays to students of all backgrounds
Catholic and elite private schools join Jewish schools in fighting proposed regulations they say would 'compromise the very mission schools were created to carry forward'
Integrating religious and secular Jewish children is attractive for parents who seek unity, but as students get older, 'their own identity' gets in the way
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