In the initial stage, the Hebrew spelling competition will be open to children in the fourth to sixth grades. Camera crews will tape the bees, to be held at the school, regional and national levels, and a website will be built for the contestants' use.
Or Kashti is the education analyst for Haaretz Newspaper.
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Entry exams at these schools - widely attended by children of celebrities, high-ranking government officials and business leaders - are run by the Karni Institute and are similar to the psychometric tests taken when applying to university.