01.20.2017 | 22 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
Trump to son-in-law Kushner: 'If you can't produce peace in the Mideast, nobody can'
Poll: Erdan top PM pick in Likud, Lapid most popular overall
Beersheba firmly in control heading into Petah Tikva duel
Another humbling setback for Mac Tel Aviv
State still has no solution for Amona families
Life stipend for Armon Hanatziv terrorist’s family
Jazz: Back to bassics
Top 10 things to do
Art: From the mysterious to the macabre
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
Editor's Notes: The Gaza expert
Column One: Netanyahu's shameless opponents
Remembering Ari Rath
Middle America speaks, but the Coasters don’t hear
The globalist: Barack Obama’s legacy in the Middle East
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Outgoing US envoy says UN needs to 'push' Iran on arms embargo
Iranian duo's move to Bulgaria makes history in women's volleyball
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
Yolocaust: What happens when you do yoga on top of a Holocaust memorial?
Jewish groups mobilize for march on Washington
An insider’s view: Eight years watching the first Jewish US president
ADL urges US Jewish institutions to be alert following bomb threats
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
Thousands protest in New York on eve of Trump inauguration
American-Israelis to rally in Tel Aviv in solidarity with DC Women’s March
LGBTQ activists stage dance protest outside Mike Pence's DC home
Watch: Invoking Netanyahu and Putin, Indian right-wing group hails Trump
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
The violent curriculum can be found in 240 books – ranging from civics to mathematics – in over 400 UNRWA schools in the West Bank, Gaza and east Jerusalem, experts say.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
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.
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
The allergenic components in food are often hidden and the children do not realize the allergens are in the food.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Gidi Kroch, the CEO of Leket Israel, says the program should be adopted and funded by the government, but so far, there has been little response.
By NIV ELIS
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.
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
According to the data, the total number of K-12 students enrolled in Jewish day schools and yeshivas is 101,120, or 7.7 percent of the school enrollment in the city.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
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.
"We show educators the many ways that they can help learners develop deep and personal relationships with Israel and Israelis,”
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Burkini et rentrée des classes
By MICHELLE MAZEL
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.
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.
By PEGGY CIDOR
More than half a century after their graduation from Gymnasia Rehavia, septuagenarian classmates reunite.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
Cissie Chalkowsky introduced a new style of education for children with learning disabilities.
By BATSHEVA POMERANTZ
The incident was the latest in a series of shootings at US schools that have fuelled the debate about access to guns in America.
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.
“We do not understand how a propaganda organization that defames IDF soldiers in Israel and the world...can be permitted to enter our schools."
Facial recognition stays, but fingerprinting no longer mandatory.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Tensions have intensified between the haredi education sector and the Education ministry after haredi girls refused to schooling institutions.
The findings also indicated that Israeli textbooks recognize Palestinian territories and cities and clearly mark them on maps, as provided by illustrations from a number of textbooks.
"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.
“It is the most advanced center for children with special needs in the world,” said Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat.
By STEVE LINDE
Netanyahu said he expects the children to learn Hebrew, Arabic and English, and to learn Jewish history as well as the history "of your communities."
By HERB KEINON
The IFCJ and local organizations team up to provide children with school knapsacks.
By CARMIT SAPIR WEITZ
Overcrowding in classes, socioeconomic and sectorial gaps, poor student performance – these are only a few of the many problems facing the education system.
In an interview with Channel 2 Wednesday night, Bennett said Shevah Mofet would open as usual Thursday morning.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Knesset education panel approves bill to cancel core studies in ultra-Orthodox institutions.
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.
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.
The new minister needs to put his shoulder to the wheel to get the education system extricated from the mire.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
One of the country’s preeminent art institutions reveals details about its rich history, how the joining of renowned artist Raffi Lavie was a game-changer, and the significant rise in Arab students.
By BARRY DAVIS
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.’
Not your typical student body, the Eastern Mediterranean International School in Israel hosts young people from all over the world.
By PAUL SÁNCHEZ KEIGHLEY
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.
Expanding educational opportunities for ultra-Orthodox children.
By HANNAH KATSMAN
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
“We want to have a proactive, on-the-ground impact in terms of providing the means to help Palestinians understand the problems of climate change.”
By ADAM RASGON
The DVD was given to students at a Haifa elementary school in honor of national "Hug day."
An investigation was opened and the first-year student called in for questioning under caution.
By ILAN EVYATAR
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
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