07.23.2016 | 17 Tammuz, 5776
Netanyahu phones Abbas, offers condolences on brother’s death
How can Israeli air defense systems counter the drone threat?
'Palestinians, Sudan working to restrain Israeli breakthrough in Africa'
B’Tselem: 63% of casualties in 2014 war were civilians
FM official visits Chad as Israel seeks to establish ties with majority Muslim states
Deadly Munich shooting perpetrated near 1972 massacre of Israeli Olympians
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of July 22
Israel, Palestinian Authority in African diplomatic battle
Life in the West Bank’s capital of ‘martyrs’
James Caan believes Trump makes the US an offer it can’t refuse
Lee Memphis King gets all shook up
Films and fanfare on the small screen
Fast-paced period piece
Kenyan-born runner going the distance for Israel at the Olympics
Israeli triathlete Darmon rolls into Rio for 1st Olympics
Haifa hopes to turn things around in Estonia
Sinai Says: Jumping through hoops to explain perplexing gymnastics coaching decision
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Kahlon says Israel has a real estate bubble, and it will burst
Israel Chemicals denies reports it plans to de-list from TASE
Israeli doctors save young boy from flesh-eating bacteria
School nurses announce intention to strike
Two Knesset panels push to boost women’s roles in academia
Health groups blast gov’t plan to boost public medicine
For the love of crows
Steinitz slams delays in natural gas deal for causing ‘billions in damages’
Looking to relax by the sea? Steer clear of Israel’s most crowded beaches
Editor's Notes: Stop alienating
COLUMN ONE: Turkey – Roger out
Erdogan’s false flag operation
Letters to the Editor: Feeling disgust
61 dead, 200 wounded in bloody Kabul attack claimed by ISIS
Erdogan vows Turkish military shake-up as emergency rule takes hold
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Turkish academics ‘very scared’ as government imposes travel ban
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Landau: Secret Iran documents underline a ‘very serious’ problem
White House on defensive as Iran says ambitious nuclear plan a 'matter of pride'
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Hungary's Tokaj wine region revives Jewish heritage
Munich Jewish community leader: We will not be intimidated by terror
Lauder to Polish officials: Apologize for doubting role in pogroms
US rabbis raise $3.5m. in campaign to ‘save’ French olim from secular lifestyle
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
Israeli startups are used around the globe
Samsung president poised to ramp up investing in Israel
Israel's high-tech raises record $1.7b in second quarter
Hillary Clinton picks Virginia Senator Tim Kaine for VP
On Trump, Jewish voters not taking the bait
Trump rejects historic parallel of 'America First' slogan
Pence, Cruz, Gingrich cite Israel on contentious GOP convention night
Grapevine: The degree of what is offensive
Grapevine: Mount of Olives music
This week in 60 seconds: Erdogan dodges coup, but Kerry fails to dodge door
It takes a village
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
TripAdvisor reviews in jail? Yes.
Guinea Pigs Don’t Like Sharing Food
A Chalkboard Sign Spotted In Brooklyn, New York, Mocks Europe After Brexit
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
A Jewish view on ‘Nature Deficit Disorder'
A call for historical accuracy
The debatable laugh
Images of Jerusalem past
Hot off the Arab press
Summertime chickpea dishes
Treats for Shabbat morning
A blend of wine, Judaism and Zionism
The last of Jerusalem’s Mohicans
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Fun in the park
From ghost town to a valley of giants
RAW FOOD: Passing fad or here to stay?
Another kind of romantic exchange
A German-Israeli love story
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
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Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
$100 million Christian theme park makes the Bible ‘come alive’
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Overnight Camp for Children with Special Needs Breaks Barriers
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
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
In discussions over the Lebanese school curriculum, a number of teachers opposed the inclusion of the phrase "animosity toward the oppressing Zionist entity."
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
State reportedly fears students could potentially attempt to carry out attacks from the school on security forces stationed at the Sheikh Jarrah base.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
"We will take every possible action to ensure that they pay the full price for the damages they caused," says Barkat.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
After MK shouting match, Zoabi removed from committee meeting
By LAHAV HARKOV
User posts "The Bilingual School - May Their Names be Erased" on navigation app before company deletes post.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,REUTERS
Up until now, smoking for teachers was allowed in the teacher lounges, until students began protesting the "injustice" that they could not smoke indoors too.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Readers get their interesting health queries answered.
Researchers develop personality profiling technique using computer analysis of traits appearing in writing that identifies potential shooters of pupils.
By ARIEL SHAPIRA
Jerusalem's Herzog Hospital to open up school for it's nearly 30 children chronically connected to respirators.
Ariel University advice to students: Read out loud what you have learned from written text; write down text you have heard to remember better.
School bags should have wide, cushioned straps that can be adjusted with buckles.
33,000 pupils from church schools set to return to studies on Monday.
By JEREMY SHARON
Some 33,000 pupils at 47 Christian schools around the country have not returned to school yet.
By JEREMY SHARON,ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The university has more than 43,000 enrolled students, according to its website.
The ceremony at the McGillis School in Salt Lake City is not dissimilar from weekly Shabbat celebrations held in Jewish schools across America.
By URIEL HEILMAN/JTA
Threats to educational institutions in Pennsylvania, Ohio prompt police investigations a day after Jewish schools in Britain received bomb threats.
The report, which is based on visits to schools and conversations with dozens of teachers since January 2015, say that teachers sometimes feel powerless to change the deep-seated biases.
A new school security guard measure will now include yeshivas across New York City.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
"We show educators the many ways that they can help learners develop deep and personal relationships with Israel and Israelis,”
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
The police were eventually summoned to corral the masked hooligans, though no arrests were made.
Manny Waks, founder and former head of Australian sexual abuse victims’ advocacy group Tzedek, praises the Melbourne’s King David School for its handling of allegations against its teacher.
By SAM SOKOL
Le nouveau centre Gogya d’AMIT forme les enseignants pour répondre aux besoins des élèves d’aujourd’hui
By ANAV SILVERMAN
“You are our future”, director of Green Leadership program tells students.
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
Cissie Chalkowsky introduced a new style of education for children with learning disabilities.
By BATSHEVA POMERANTZ
An incredible amount of hotel construction is going on in Jerusalem.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Lia Isakov, six, seeks $500,000 for experimental leukemia treatment in the US.
By GAVRIEL FISKE
The Rakefet Child Development Center, which treats more children than any other local facility, is in danger of closure.
By BARRY DAVIS
The killings have fueled demands for more gun control in the United States, where ownership of firearms is protected by the Second Amendment of the US Constitution.
Colel Chabad awards academic scholarships to 100 children
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 poll showed that 82 percent of religious Jews oppose having an Arab teach their kids.
Report released on Wednesday aims to provide data regarding eligibility for matriculation certificates and higher education studies in science and technology.
The Knesset Education, Culture and Sports Committee convenes to discuss differences in current placement system for Jewish and Arab teachers.
With terrorist Nashat Milhem still at large, parents are still wary to send their kids to school.
Minor-defendant charged with criminal violation of privacy and sexual harassment.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The initiative also seeks to increase the bonus gap between students taking a five-unit matriculation exam and the four-unit exam.
Israel marks day of appreciation for educators.
Anti-discrimination activist denounces Bennett and Deri for failing to act
The 13-year-old took her life after missing the school bus for a class trip.
Meitzav test shows academic achievement gaps between Hebrew-speaking and Arabic-speaking students.
Archbishop George Bacouni: We want our rights, we want equality and we want what we deserve.
Education Minister Bennett: There is no discrimination by religion or race, there is preference of public schools over private ones.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,LAHAV HARKOV
The school, run by principal Avi Lipman, is now in its sixth year and is intended for pupils who have not flourished in mainstream educational frameworks as well as those with mild learning difficulties, such as dyslexia and attention deficit disorder.
After an Israel Teachers Association strike was averted on Monday night, the new school year was set to begin as scheduled on Tuesday morning.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,SHARON UDASIN
Christian schools say they do not have the funds to start the year
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Chasdei Naomi hands out thousands of school-bags to children in need before the new school year.
The program is designed to integrate students from the Beduin sector in the South into engineering colleges and increase their chances of finding jobs.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
In the 2013/14 school year, 65.5% of students who studied in high school matriculated.
Chairman of NUIS: technological college students treated as second class.
No increase in school prices for upcoming school year.
Forum representative: There was money allocated, where did it go?
MK Kisch says he "will continue in this struggle with every tool at my disposal."
Parents worry about classes as large as 40 pupils
The strikes, known as “the sardine protest,” shut down the first hour of studies in elementary schools in the center region and in all Education Ministry institutions in Dimona on Wednesday.
Starting in the 2015/16 school year, the approximately 4,000 preschools that care for 30 for more children will have an additional assistant on staff.
Ben-Gurion University president Prof. Rivka Carmi takes the title this year.
Interdisciplinary, experiential and game-theory techniques let students take learning to a new level.
Newest guidelines have delivery services bringing the exam questionnaires directly to approximately half the schools in the country.
Reali Haifa school wins English-language tournament.
The education ministry decided to move forward with the exam and use alternate questionnaires.
World renowned education adviser Pasi Sahlberg recommends setting politics aside, focusing on schooling.
State Comptroller report shows need for more staff in kindergartens, more oversight over high school reforms.
The lesson plans, intended to show the harms of racism and violence, differ according to age.
The guidelines state that cameras mounted inside the school must only be in public areas.
Hi-tech entrepreneur speaks at EduAction Forum on the relationship between education and economy in Israel.
Education survey says 80% happy with student-teacher relationships.
A total of 59 projects reached the Jerusalem finals, with 26 of them in the field of technology and computer science.
Refusal of many religious parents to allow daughters to get shots and fewer needed under 14 frees up funds.
As of press time no court decision had been announced as to whether the strike would continue Monday.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Teachers will be rewarded for their work with students with learning disabilities, school counselors will be exempt from filing paperwork, and each school will appoint a coordinator to oversee.
The campaign, entitled "Excuse me, with what right?" aims to help implement the rights of students in the education system and address incidents where rights have been violated.
Israel ranked 11th out of 15 with regards to the children’s "sense of love to go to school" and 13th place with regards to satisfaction with the overall “school experience.”
Ministry backtracks on earlier policy regarding private preschools, making decision following protests by parents.
'Protective Edge' scholarships
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
The new minister needs to put his shoulder to the wheel to get the education system extricated from the mire.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
Yeshiva competition highlights the value of poetry as a cultural mirror.
By ROBERT HIRSCHFIELD
Not your typical student body, the Eastern Mediterranean International School in Israel hosts young people from all over the world.
By PAUL SÁNCHEZ KEIGHLEY
American-based game gives children with Asperger’s and mild autism an enjoyable way to learn social skills
By LAUREN SIRIT
Schools and classrooms throughout the region are undergoing face-lifts as well as safety checks and reinforcement.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Since it began six years ago, Swim4Sadna, in which women swim the Kinneret to raise money for a special-education center and school in Gush Etzion, has become an annual tradition.
By ALLON SINAI
The Young Ambassadors program recruits high-school students to teach them communication skills and spread around a little good PR.
By MIRIAM KRESH
A roundup of local stories from across the country.
By COMPILED BY TAMARA ZIEVE
The DVD was given to students at a Haifa elementary school in honor of national "Hug day."
A better solution: Do your job.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
How many teachers are returning to their classrooms this year?
By AMNON ELDAR
These magical, whimsical school supplies for all ages could make school the mind-expanding and soul-stretching experience it should be rather than a mind-narrowing and soul-deadening ordeal.
By Gil Stern Stern TROY
Readers respond to the latest 'Jerusalem Post' article.
‘What’s the point of learning,’ the author recalls students asking, ‘if we’re going to shy away from the issues that are most critical?’
By DANIEL GORDIS