02.27.2017 | 1 Adar, 5777
Abbas at UNHRC: Support two-state solution by recognizing 'Palestine'
Hezbollah-affiliated newspaper mocks Israeli minister's 'killer robots' talk
Analysis: Is Israeli-Saudi peace a realistic proposition?
IDF strikes 5 Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket attack
Son of 'father of wounded soldiers' urges Israeli public to attend memorial
Six arrested for allegedly stealing IDF general’s laptop
A glimpse into Israel's clandestine diplomacy
Women of the Wall face harassment again at Western Wall
Lapid: US should leave UNHRC, halt funding
Cabinet again postpones deciding on legislation
Does Trump era mark new day for Israel-US relations?
'Moonlight' wins best picture, after 'La La Land' mistakenly announced
Imri Ziv’s "I Feel Alive" named Israeli entry for Eurovision 2017
Talya Eliav channels iconic French singer for latest album
The quiet comeback of Mel Gibson
Shivek sacked by Rishon Lezion despite championship heroics
Beitar Jerusalem dominates in Sakhnin
Basketball: Hapoel Jerusalem snaps skid in Rishon
Soccer: Mac Tel Aviv tied on points with Beersheba
Germany seeks Israeli technology
Child gets brain cyst from his dog
Israeli hospital treats first Palestinian for unique brain condition
Gluten-free foods to be more accessible to celiac patients in Israel
Study may lead to new strategies to combat bacterial infection
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Stop the mudslinging
Right from wrong: Nikki Haley’s first hurrah
Think about it: Bridling free-market mechanisms
February 27, 2017: Sorting priorities
A star from Bethlehem is born with Arab Idol win
UK watchdog: Islamic State planning terror attacks in Britain
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with US
Iraqi forces advance past Mosul airport, pushing into city’s west
Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium, seeks Russia help to make nuclear fuel
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Philadelphia Muslim center slams Jewish cemetery vandalism, vows to help
Jewish Voice for Peace to host terrorist at panel
Oscars 2017: 7 unexpected Jewish facts
Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia desecrated
From Start-Up Nation to Scale-Up Nation
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
‘Startups as far as the eye can see, all the way to the sea’
Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel pokes fun at new world under Trump
Analysis: No comfort in Perez
Trump is not an antisemite, says Hoenlein
Donald Trump and American Jews: The first good week?
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
La La set to win Oscars
Pyramid of expectations in Cairo
A unique haven for groups and families in the Western Galilee
Israeli tourist arrested for climbing Brooklyn Bridge for a selfie
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
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Moshe Gershuni: Up in the sublime, down in the gutter
From Tehrangeles with love
‘We need to stop the silence’
All eyes on the ball?
Love thy French brother
Where Jerusalem creates
The art of leaving Jerusalem
Rapping in English
City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Pope suggests "better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"
John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Baptist leaders tour Israel
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
25 year after Khojaly genocide: 'the unforgettable facts between denial and historical justice'
Squaring the two-state circle
J Street's 2017 National Conference
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
“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."
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
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’
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.
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
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.
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?
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.
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