01.21.2017 | 23 Tevet, 5777
Israeli security forces predict uptick in tensions as Trump inauguration looms near
Training for the next missile attack or earthquake to hit Israel
Erdan calls to probe Arab MKs after policeman’s death
Beduin allege police frame-up in teacher’s death
UN envoy: 'A true friend of Israel will enter the White House today'
MK Tzipi Livni threatened with arrest if she lands in Brussels
Netanyahu congratulates ‘my friend President Trump’
Israeli minister: We all pray for ‘serious, courageous’ President Trump
Jazz: Back to bassics
Top 10 things to do
Art: From the mysterious to the macabre
Beersheba firmly in control heading into Petah Tikva duel
Another humbling setback for Mac Tel Aviv
Yellow-and-blue braces for visit from Red Star Belgrade
J’lem brought to grinding halt in St. Petersburg
Leonardo DiCaprio showcases Israeli solar thermal plant on Instagram
Tech Talk: Israeli technology strong in TV industry
New device enables disabled people to summon their electric wheelchair
Weizmann Institute scientists ‘overhear’ viruses ‘conspiring’ to coordinate infections
Do Israeli coffee machines contain lead?
Ministry D-G: Country’s health system is starving
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
Israel's Gaza expert: The IDF officer who had coffee with Arafat, Yassin and Hamas
Column One: Netanyahu's shameless opponents
Remembering Ari Rath
Middle America speaks, but the Coasters don’t hear
Turkish parliament approves presidential system, paving way for referendum
Trump to develop missile defense system against Iran, North Korea
The globalist: Barack Obama’s legacy in the Middle East
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
US Jewish groups congratulate Trump on inauguration
Jewish world weighs in on Ivanka and Jared's piety on inauguration day
Rabbi Hier remembers Zion and Jerusalem in benediction for President Trump
Soros: Trump is a ‘would-be dictator’ destined to fail
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
American Jewish groups react to Trump's inaugural address
President Trump vows to 'unite the civilized world' against terrorism
Washington protests turn violent as Trump assumes presidency
Donald Trump is president
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
This week in 60 seconds: Attack or accident?
Metro Grapevine: Top tips
Parashat Shmot: Yes you can!
Ask the Rabbi: May Jews serve in foreign armies?
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Destination:Unknown, TEDx most recent event will be held in Tel Aviv
Palestinian flag-waving fan arrested after accosting models Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Art: Seeing between the lines
A voice from the past
Palmah vs Gandhi
to the limit
– and beyond
Employment population ratios
a survivor’s soul
Grapevine: Like clockwork
City Notes: TEDx takes Tel Aviv
Road to recovery – with the Stroke Club
A night for women – and men
Swings and roundabout jazz
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christians flock to Jordan River baptism site despite landmines
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Accessible Garden and Pathways Inaugurated at ILAN Haifa
Russian-Speaking Journalist Deputation Visits Israel
Sierra Leone President Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Celebrating 115 Years
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
Their theory could affect the way dyscalculia is diagnosed.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Therapist Suzanne Stamboulieh's latest book is a simple venture, to say the least – and that is exactly what makes it stand out.
By JOY BANBURY
For seven days, the educators traveled around Israel in an attempt to enrich education by learning about Israel.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
La ferme Kaïma prend en charge les adolescents en décrochage scolaire et tente de les réinsérer en cultivant leur sens des responsabilités et leur épanouissement personnel
By SHARON AHARONI
La bataille autour de la réforme du système éducatif harédi : un refrain connu depuis l’époque tsariste
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
F**kUp Nights Jerusalem encourages us to revel in failure.
By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
"When you show something to a child in the right way, they get drawn into it.”
By BARRY DAVIS
The LearningWorks is oriented toward children interested in math, science, technology, engineering and especially robotics.
By CARL HOFFMAN
At the start of every school year, a number of girls of Sephardi origin in the haredi sector remain at home because no haredi seminary will agree to accept them.
By PEGGY CIDOR
All too often, the problem of the lack of sufficient classrooms in the haredi sector ends up being resolved by “lending” classrooms, courtyards or complete buildings to haredi schools or preschools.
More than half a century after their graduation from Gymnasia Rehavia, septuagenarian classmates reunite.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
“I want to do things that make better cities and places.Whether it’s in Israel or abroad, all of the world is in front of me.”
By KAYLA ROSEN
The Jerusalem Ceramic Art Center invites everyone to find their creator within.
The dangers of rolling back the core educational curriculum at haredi boys’ schools.
By HANNAH KATSMAN
HUC's "Jerusalem campus deserves a beautiful, modern campus that matches the institution’s lofty goals.”
At one of capital’s hottest start-ups, a platform caters to the needs of the prospective global grad student.
By ORRI J. AVRAHAM
Bennett: We won’t give up on goal of integration.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
The study also found that the average discipline level of a class has a strong impact on pupil achievement - the impact grows as class size increases.
Founder wants to change perception of jobs, hold on to the best in the field.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
"All I want is an education."
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
‘Yes, people died, but they also lived, and had to confront unimaginable choices’
By JEREMY SHARON
Facial recognition stays, but fingerprinting no longer mandatory.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Family calls on public to nominate deserving doctors.
"An appreciated teacher is a better teacher who will continue to invest more in the students and the school and the education system will benefit from proper appreciation."
Bennett concluded that, contrary to popular belief, Amona doesn't “keep him up at night,” students across the country receiving equal opportunities does.
“This year’s Ruderman Prize in Inclusion awardees represent the innovation and ingenuity taking place around the globe that is leading us to a more inclusive world.”
Can philosophy forge pathways through one of the world’s most divided hot spots? Two professors of philosophy – one Palestinian, the other Israeli – weigh in.
By TERRANCE MINTNER
“The results of the exams emphasize the need for minimizing gaps in education in Israel,” Education Minister Naftali Bennett said in reaction to the results.
The score reveals a 90 point gap between the top performing country, again Singapore and is 21 points above the international average of 486.
Singapore has one of the top education systems in the world with regards to mathematics and sciences.
“The State of Israel always knew to absorb aliyah, but didn't always know to absorb olim.”
Some 234,965 students will be enrolled in bachelor’s programs, 63,120 will pursue master’s degrees, and 11,075 will study in doctoral programs.
The employees have been in a dispute for some two weeks after the majority of them did not receive their full salaries for September.
By OFER LIVNAT/MAARIV
Tens of thousands of men, educated in the haredi (ultra-Orthodox) system, are not taught English or math past the fourth-grade level.
By ALAN ROSENBAUM
Schools around the country dedicated the first hour of studies to discussing Peres.
The conference in Jerusalem brought together some 30 education ministers and delegations from around the world.
The signing ceremony took place at the Hebrew University's Ein Kerem campus and extended the collaboration between the universities for five more years.
President Rivlin: "Until now, Israel’s greatest challenge has been security. But now the prevention of racism and hatred has become one of the most acute and strategic problems of Israel."
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,GREER FAY CASHMAN,LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Education Minister Naftali Bennett to Post: Israel needs to change its policy from conflict to innovation.
The World's Largest Lesson aims to introduce children around the world to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals adopted by 193 world leaders in September 2015.
Geared toward third- and fourthgrade Jewish and Arab pupils, the program was launched with the Arab-Jewish Community Center in Jaffa and the Tel Aviv Municipality.
Increases continue elsewhere, Taub Center finds.
"We don’t see people as an Arab kid or a Jewish kid, we just see them as friends who are equal," says student at Jerusalem’s Hand in Hand School.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
The education system faces a number of major challenges: overcrowding, socioeconomic and sectorial gaps, and low student performance.
The protestors crowded the streets, holding signs with the statement: "We won't give up on our children's future."
A poll of 15- to 17-year-olds taken by New Wave Research for Israel Hayom this week found that 64 percent believe they learn much more important lessons from their parents than they do from school.
By GIL HOFFMAN
So beloved is the school among its pupils that six of its 60 teachers spent time there as students and decided to return later in life as teachers.
By SHARON UDASIN
“Our objective is to carry out an education revolution,” Netanyahu said. “This revolution will be based on two things: excellence and Zionism.”
By HERB KEINON
Generally, dissatisfaction was relatively high with locations, physical conditions and the level of teaching at the schools.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
This strike comes as Bennett’s Bayit Yehudi party is attempting to sign up thousands of new members from the Druse community in a membership drive that began on Monday.
In other changes, special education schoolyear to be longer; Arab schools to begin teaching Hebrew in first grade.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Earlier this year, the ministry announced its goal was to double the number of students completing the 5 unit mathematics exam in the next three years.
The ARWU is largely considered one of the most objective and most important ranking of the world's educational institutions, publishing the world's top 500 universities from more than 1,200 ranked.
"Budget cuts means cuts in personnel and damage to academic research. The cuts will strengthen brain drain across the sea and equally important, will harm the students."
The decision aims to implement one of the recommendations of the Biton Committee, released in July.
“It is clear that bringing this institution to the neighborhood will lead to storms and disputes and will breach the tranquility of our neighborhood,” say rabbis.
There was also an increase in the number of 12th graders eligible for a matriculation certificate of excellence, 7.1% this past year compared to 6.5% the previous year.
The coursework would include texts by Binyamin Ze’ev Herzl, David Ben-Gurion, Berel Catzenelson, Menachem Begin, Uri Zvi Greenberg, Yitzhak Rabin, and more.
Evoking rabbinical traumas in Czarist Russia and even ancient Rome, the debate over ultra Orthodoxy’s core curriculum runs much deeper than the politicking it has stirred.
Violinist Rosa Fain will teach a course at this year’s Keshet Eilon.
By MAXIM REIDER
Knesset education panel approves bill to cancel core studies in ultra-Orthodox institutions.
TAU summer immersion program see students from here and abroad dive into the language
Im Tirtzu runs program to counter "anti-Israel bias" on country’s university campuses.
The OECD report, also known as the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) was released Tuesday by the Central Bureau of Statistics in Israel.
“The ICEI has brought creativity to our school, something we did not have in the past,” Tomer Rabi, the Dizengoff school’s principal told The Post.
Arab students comprised 10% of those receiving undergraduate degrees.
A professional working group established by the organization has in recent days been formulating a comprehensive program to highlight the obstacles faced by potential Ethiopian students.
Center aims to educate teachers in ways to keep students engaged through unique methods and technology as well as modern design methods.
Instead of reporting the remorseful students to the police, the IAA used the incident as a lesson in civic responsibility.
According to the Education Ministry, there were a total of 12,800 twelfth graders who took the five-unit exam, up 2000 students from last year, and 15,800 eleventh graders who took the exam, up 4,000 students from last year.
The minister was in Israel along with a delegation of 50 Italian academics for Italian National Day, held annually on June 2.
The Sulamot project teaches music to disadvantaged and traumatized children.
By PATRICIA GOLAN
An innovative school in Haifa takes education far beyond the three Rs
By UDI SHAHAM
Education Minister Naftali Bennett says success in math and English will lead students to ‘new occupations that we haven’t even imagined yet.’
Yeshiva University social-work students in Israel discover that addressing emotional trauma goes hand in hand with physical treatment.
By JOSH HASTEN
Thanks to two teachers who believe in sharing experiences and building friendships across the globe, learning about two different countries became a much more personal experience for our students.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
Expanding educational opportunities for ultra-Orthodox children.
Dealing with the loss of their own child, a couple establishes the Talia Trust for Children in her name, leading countless kids to better lives.
By WENDY BLUMFIELD
Israel’s educational and social centers for learning-disabled families.
By MIRIAM KRESH
By TRACEY SHIPLEY
A round-up of news from around the nation.
By COMPILED BY JULIE STEIGERWALD
Amid Hamas dispute-PA, the Palestinian Authority Education Ministry revoked al-Aksa’s accreditation and called on students to register for classes elsewhere.
By ADAM RASGON
Abdullah is a role model to her brother and fellow classmates. Since a very young age, she has independently organized her personal schedule and allocated a number of hours daily to study.
The episode highlights the political struggle between Iranians who want to work with the US and hardliners who often raise spy accusations and fear opening up will undermine their rule.
Rabbi Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman was recently quoted as saying: ‘Haredi academics?! That is [like] a pig with a shtreimel.’
By LEVI COOPER
Can we all really learn Torah? Is Torah study so quantitatively different from other intellectual pursuits?
It’s time for Israel to change the way we discipline children in school to increase learning outcomes.
By RICHARD L. CURWIN
The latest, pitiful, showing in the PISA rankings highlights the need to overhaul the education system.
By ILAN EVYATAR
Different people learn in different ways.
By LIAT BEN-DAVID
So whenever he came to our class to substitute for our teacher, we all took this as our cue to run riot. And what a kick we got out of playing tricks on him.
By RUTH BELOFF
Let’s start saying “thank you” now, this September, not waiting for our most cherished mentors to get ill – or worse.
By GIL TROY
“Excellence and Zionism” are to be based on Bible study prime minister Netanyahu said.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
We cannot let the educational system squander our children’s potential and dim their futures.
By ALIZA LAVIE
Education is a core pillar of the FIDF organization, with 31 percent of our activities invested in education and culture and benefiting almost 10,000 soldiers and veterans.
By MEIR KLIFI-AMIR
In commenting on the issue, Science, Technology and Space Minister Ofir Akunis stated: “I am in favor of all Israeli children learning English, math and science.
By SHERWIN POMERANTZ
The most serious conflict point, according to the report, is between Jews and Arabs, cited by 53% of the respondents, followed by that between Left and Right (24%) and only then religious and secular.
By JEFF BARAK
It is not only the Ashkenazim who must change the record – it is also the Mizrahim.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF