02.27.2017 | 1 Adar, 5777
Analysis: Is Israeli-Saudi peace a realistic proposition?
Rocket lands near Gaza border, no injuries
Palestinian Authority President to address UN Human Rights Council
UNRWA suspends employee allegedly elected to Hamas leadership
'Moonlight' wins best picture, after 'La La Land' mistakenly announced
Shivek sacked by Rishon Lezion despite championship heroics
Beitar Jerusalem dominates in Sakhnin
Three policemen indicted for aggravated assault
Lapid: US should leave UNHRC, halt funding
Cabinet again postpones deciding on legislation
Does Trump era mark new day for Israel-US relations?
Senior official: Australia will press ICC to avoid attacks against Israel
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
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?
Jewish Voice for Peace to host terrorist at panel
Oscars 2017: 7 unexpected Jewish facts
Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia desecrated
Clear uptick in US antisemitism since election, says ADL
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’
Who decides when Iran has gone nuclear enough to attack?
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
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
"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."
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
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,”
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
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.
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.
Ma'agalim empowers at-risk students to serve in the IDF and stay in Israel,
says CEO Assaf Weiss.
By STEVE LINDE
“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.
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.
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.