And how Judaism reconciled the conundrum of why the righteous may suffer and the wicked thrive over the ages
The Journal of Schenkerian Studies and its editors found themselves under attack at the University of North Texas. But should music theory be changed to meet today’s views?
Under right-wing religious minister, education budget for religious students swelled some 60% above the average for state Arab students, and 31% more than 'ordinary' state schools
Last month, Masa, which runs hundreds of programs for overseas participants, had announced that it had no choice but to eliminate certain grants and scholarships it provides because of cutbacks in its own budget
The Masa program, which provides the financial support, is making the cuts due to a reduction in its own funding, which comes mostly from the Israeli government and the Jewish Agency
The couple is not suing for money but demanding Quebec provide more oversight over educational curricula in private religious schools
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.
Rafi Peretz met with Lehava leader Benzi Gopstein, who was charged with incitement to racism and violence, as part of talks over running for Knesset with the Kahanist party Otzma Yehudit
Political standstill brings about more budget cuts
Former official says religious schools have less general studies, waste resources due to gender segregation, and emphasize teachers' values over professionalism
Ultra-Orthodox students don’t take Education Ministry standardized tests. It says something about state oversight of their schools: There isn’t any
According to the Education Ministry, 'Jewish-Israeli culture' is taught in a pluralistic and sometimes critical fashion – But countless examples prove otherwise
Raanan Rein’s 2015 book 'Fútbol, Jews, and the Making of Argentina' tells a special story about how Jews carved out a new life. It’s finally coming out in Hebrew
Raising a pious, pro-settler generation: Israeli schoolkids are now targets of a state-sponsored campaign of political and religious indoctrination
The Aramean minority in Israel was recognized as a nationality in 2014, also following a battle by local activist, until then the state considered Arameans to be Christian Arabs
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 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