03.29.2017 | 2 Nisan, 5777
Abbas rejects amendments to Arab peace plan on Israel, Palestinians
Attempted stabbing attack thwarted in Jerusalem; none hurt
Jordan's King Abdullah: Israel undermining chances of peace
New EU pro-settler caucus: Funding of Palestinian terrorists must stop
Man found walking with wife’s decapitated head in Tiberias
Turning back the tide
21st century politics
Israeli security behind the scenes: From Google Street View to travel warnings
After seven year break, Israel and Nicaragua re-establish ties
Political crisis deepens, Netanyahu and Kahlon fail to reach agreement
Netanyahu: Foreign relations expanding
Shaked vs Bennett poll adds to circus in Bayit Yehudi race
Just off the radar
Mazel tov! Bar Refaeli reveals baby #2 on the way
It's official: Britney Spears to take stage in Tel Aviv
Festival Review: Spring Festival
Harush, Hemed suspended for criticism
Holon claims historic win at Mac Tel Aviv
Sela falls in straight sets to Nadal at Miami Open
Hapoel Jerusalem blown out by 24 points in Rishon
Your Taxes: New Israel-Canada tax treaty
Tech Talk: EyeYon receives new financing
‘Think of Romania as an extension of your domestic market’
Violence strikes the health system again
Iodine-free salt create ‘national health problem’
Three children poisoned in Passover cleaning incidents
Israel falls behind in the war against smoking, says expert
Paraguay to replace ‘shackle-and-hoist’ kosher slaughter method
Israel turning garbage dump into energy resource
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
The relationship between Israel and Marine Le Pen
Trump’s Russian ‘reboot’ and the Cold War problem
A new drift in Syrian-Israeli conflict?
Letters to the Editor: The T-Word
US-Israeli activist raises funds for Syria via new taxi service
Arab world surprisingly mum on Modi visit to Israel
New PLO ambassador to US has high hopes for Trump era
Amazon clinches deal to buy Middle East online retailer
Iran: Russia can use military bases 'on case by case basis'
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
Bob Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Has traditional ‘shmura’ matza become an American food trend?
Diaspora Jew to light Independence Day torch
War in Donbass continues to drive Ukrainians to Israel
Minority Report: Lesser-told stories and personalities from the Israeli tech community
Technion develops hydrogen production method that blows others out of the water
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
Electronic patches for migraine headaches
AIPAC to lobby against Trump foreign aid cuts
Report: Trump calls over UN settlements resolution likely intercepted
AIPAC renews focus on two-state solution, tries to shore up Democratic support
Trump's UN envoy Haley serves red meat to AIPAC
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
Today's cartoon by Dry Bones
The matza that isn’t kosher for Passover
Grapevine: Cravat diplomacy
JPost on Instagram
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
How Sarah Silverman's new show plans to take on politics
Israeli-American mogul Haim Saban gets Hollywood star
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
'Volatile and dangerous’
Extending a cultural helping hand
Solving the riddle of Elsa Weiss
in the sea
Sit up and listen
City Notes: From shipwrecked to seabound
Harnessed to freedom
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סֶקֶר עַל הָעִישוּן וְעַל שְתִייַת הָאַלְכּוֹהוֹל
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World leadership has changed, but Israel support still needed, says Cardoza-Moore
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Building Mitzpe Ilan, a Young Community on the Seam Line
KKL France’s 20th Walk for Water in Israel
Meeting on Water Sensitive Cities
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
Since 2003, the Recanati-Kop-Chais-Rashi prize has been awarded to 150 of Israel's most innovative educators.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Their theory could affect the way dyscalculia is diagnosed.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Rhodes recipient, Maayan Roichman, said she was looking forward to engaging in intellectual dialogue with all the Rhodes Scholars from all the participating countries.
“It is important that children learn that Israel is not only about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict or politics," says CEO of Snunit.
"This program offers young teachers the rare opportunity to develop their professional skills and engage in self-discovery while having a deep impact on the ground in Israel."
Bernard Zanzouri, éducateur autodidacte, n’a pas son pareil pour s’adresser aux jeunes. Son but : en faire les adultes de demain
By NATHALIE BLAU
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
Budget for yeshiva stipends now at an all time high of over NIS 1.2 billion.
By JEREMY SHARON
In the future, students will also be able to receive dual degrees in entrepreneurship and computer science.
Michal Cohen resigned from her post on Monday after nine years of service.
Menny Barzilai pushes the Michael Method in India, Holland, Africa and more.
After making progress this year, the Education Ministry now aims to get 16-30% of high schools students to study mathematics at the highest level.
The Island School of Building Arts in British Columbia apologized after an Israeli engineering student said his application had been rejected due to geopolitics.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI,JPOST.COM STAFF
The Rimon music school hosts saxophonist Miguel Zenon in a host of events
Bennett: We won’t give up on goal of integration.
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’
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
Parents of children with disabilities press for greater integration
in schools and society.
By JENNIFER RICHLER
In a world where sexual content is easily available to any schoolchild with a cellphone, how do you teach sex education when there is no requirement from the Education Ministry to do so?
By TALI KORD
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.’
Her love of music has taken her on many different paths but there are still many roads not taken.
By MAXINE LIPTZEN DOROT
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
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
The road map of David Abraham’s Jewish identity.
By ELISSA EINHORN
The story of a five-year-old girl who resolves to make aliya, grows up, and finally launches a successful business here.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
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?
“We will have peace with the Arabs when they love their children more than they hate us.”
By REBECCA BARDACH
The time has come for Liberman to act on his ultimatum and suspend funding of the academy if Levinstein refuses to step down.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
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By SAM BEN-MEIR
Why should we import workers to the Israeli economy while young Israelis from lower socioeconomic backgrounds are not given the opportunity to acquire an education?
By JEHUDA HADDAD
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.
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