Weizmann Institute named 10th best for computer science and Haifa's Technion eighth in aerospace engineering in annual Shanghai Ranking
Move follows accusations that Tel Aviv teacher, a convicted pedophile, molested students
AAUP, whose ethics guidelines were used as inspiration by Bennett and Kasher, calls Israel to reject proposed university code of ethics 'in no uncertain terms'
With 17 women murdered since the beginning of 2017, hundreds of protesters in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa are calling on the government to take action
With stories of draft refusers and articles on volunteer activities, the brochure touts advantages of national service and almost doesn't mention military service
Some found to be taking theme too far, but say they were only following Education Ministry guidelines
Call on Prof. Asa Kasher, who wrote code at Israeli education minister's request, to resign
Bennett says his code of ethics, which bars academics from expressing political views in class, mirrors U.S. code; but the American one notes purpose of guideline 'is not to discourage what is ''controversial.''
The code of ethics is expected to ban professors from voicing political opinions in classrooms or supporting BDS
The code would forbid academic staff from calling for boycotts of Israel, and would prevent institutions from collaborating with political organizations
The ministry says it’s still trying to keep Yousef Shehadeh on board, though a source says right wing education minister will remain ‘guided by democratic and Zionist values’
Education Ministry bases instructions on 1999 memo, which erroneously still states that oral and anal sex between minors as illegal
Academics upset by initiative to encourage Haredi enrollment, which would prevent female lecturers from teaching male ultra-Orthodox students
The cabinet also approved a plan to build a cable car to the Western Wall and a series of other projects in the city
Kubbitzim College of Education at center of storm after allegedly warning students they would lose grants when they objected to attending event in settlement
New five-year program will pilot segregated classes on existing campuses and broaden definition of who can apply for segregated studies
Official says offending text was deleted from website as soon as it was discovered, leaving NGO to wonder why it had to wait for tip-off before text was removed
To make sure students won't miss a critical exam, administrators at a school along the route of the presidential motorcade advised test-takers to bunk in with friends on Sunday
Report claims Israel's national anthem will not be played to not offend Arab students, prompting politicians to blast university; many institutions do not include singing of anthem at the conclusion of ceremonies
A right-wing student group demanded that the conference be canceled, but the university's spokeswoman said it was scrapped for logistical reasons
School holiday first set for Sunday, but postponed to Monday due to concerns of desecrating Sabbath the day before, says Education Ministry
The university allows events marking the Palestinians’ catastrophe when Israel declared independence, but says phrases like 'ethnic cleansing' breach the terms of tolerance
Sixteen contestants from Israel and abroad reached the final after overcoming 74 other competitors from 39 countries
Education Ministry changes vacation from May 14 to 15 to ensure bonfires aren't lit on Shabbat
Critics say this would increase inequality on campus, and would be damaging to female lecturers
Despite withdrawal of invitation to Zochrot, other peace organization will show films at the festival in the north
Assistants protest that they ‘suffer systemic violation of their terms of employment’
Panel hadn't reached unanimous decision, says Naftali Bennett's bureau, but a majority had decided to give the prize to left-wing darling Yair Garbuz.
Education minister praises Masa Israeli journey, aimed at shaping Jewish, Zionist and national identity.
David Be'eri, the director of Elad, is one of the founders of the Jewish enclave in the Arab neighborhood of Silwan in Jerusalem. Be'eri is 'one of the great builders of Jerusalem in modern times,' Education Minister Bennett says.