Cabinet OKs rabbinical courts transfer to Religious Services Ministry
MKs on Left and Right slam Ghattas for calling Binyamin Brigade Commander ‘murderer’
US public opinion expert: Iran deal can still be stopped
Knesset Aliya committee criticizes conditions at Mevaseret absorption center
SHOW REVIEW: Cirque Du Soleil– Quidam: Menora Mivtachim Arena, Tel Aviv, July 2
Enter Bardo Pond’s musical time machine
Beit She'arim tombs in Western Galilee named to UNESCO World Heritage List
Timber Timbre ready to carve a niche for themselves in TA
2015/16 soccer season to begin with fireworks
Erlich aiming to continue surprise run
Macabbi TA, Jerusalem rivalry continues to heat up off the court
Beitar opens continental campaign with goalless deadlock
Rivlin tells Arab journalists: We must be Israelis not Jews or Arabs
Haredim arrested for throwing rocks at Arab vehicles near Damascus Gate
Second arson in 2 days shuts down Jerusalem train station
WATCH: Flotilla activists release footage of IDF intercepting 'Marianne'
CNN lists Dome of the Rock among 'magnificent structures on the verge of extinction'
Analysis: Looking at the cup half-full in UN human rights council vote
Hoenlein: France is reconsidering Security Council resolution
Tzohar opens center for verification of Jewish identity in eastern Ukraine
Costa Rica becomes 33rd country to launch pro-Israel caucus
Foreign Ministry denies reports of Uruguay investigating Israeli embassy worker
Uruguay: Israeli embassy worker suspected in planting fake bomb
PA warns Hamas: Don't carry out terror attacks on Palestinian security forces in West Bank
US will not 'shave at the margins' for Iran deal, Kerry says
Kerry, Zarif meet on divisive issues as Iran nuclear deadline approaches
Report: Lebanese Hezbollah and Syrian army enter rebel-held Syrian border city
Amid emerging nuclear deal, Iran deploys new home-built long-range radar
Professionals and volunteers available to counsel youth at popular entertainment spots
Barkat: Appoint permanent Hadassah Medical Organization director general to prevent collapse
Rate of women academics at universities and colleges still lags way behind US and EU
Delek, Noble executives: We commit to developing Leviathan
Members of the public can submit reactions to gas outline until July 21
Energy Minister Steinitz announces terms of gas compromise deal
Israel's Elbit Systems wins $150 mln Benelux contract
Apps for finding jobs are among Microsoft Venture’s latest start-up
Tech Talk: Tel Aviv hosts international cybersecurity conference
Government seeks to fill hi-tech manpower shortage
Greece Analysis: When No doesn't mean No (and Yes doesn't mean Yes)
Right from wrong: Deadlines, red lines
A bird in the hand: Securing an acceptable Iran deal in the long run
Letters to the Editor: Religion in Politics
Think about it: On natural gas and democracy
The zero hour of Greece: Turning minus to plus
Taking on BDS
Boycott takes center stage
Preempting ‘Goldstone II’
Israel, doctor’s orders
A historian, writing in first person
A lover of life
Muslim and Jewish Jerusalemites break bread together
Cochavit Netzach Dolev takes a stand
Food for thought
Taking back control for the good of our kids
This week in Jerusalem
Art is for everyone, everywhere
Extreme family fun
Opening the women’s wrestling floodgates
This Islamic State madness has gone on long enough
An obsession with Israel that even trumps national self-interest
Israel-Palestine: French recipe lacks ingredients
Israel's core challenge - staying alive in an age of enemy 'martyrdom'
חִיבּוּק שֶל אַהֲבָה
The path to aliya- Indian style
The journey of Ukraine’s embattled Jews to Israel
A historic win, but no slam dunk
Israel stands in the way and is an obstacle to full Muslim domination of the Middle East
Balance and Growth, Growth and Balance
Shifting the Blame
Pope Francis to leave for South America in 'homecoming' trip
Episcopal Church overwhelmingly rebuffs divestment resolution
Will pope chew coca leaves in Bolivia?
Three US churches consider BDS measures against Israel in upcoming vote
NGO seeks to seize N. Korean ship to pay off $330 m. US judgment for killing of priest
Green Leadership Classroom Inaugurated at Dimona School
Eitan Levav Scenic Lookout Inaugurated in Adamit Park
Cherries in the Negev: If You Will it, It is No Dream
Healing Garden Dedicated at the Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital in Tel Aviv
Italy’s National Day at EXPO 2015
The Ambassadors’ Club of Israel Tours the Galilee with KKL-JNF
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
5 Strategies for Finding Your Professional Place in Israel
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
How Women Can Have it All in Israel
The Eisenberg’s Long Journey Home
Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel
Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
Sam Eisenberg: From Nativ to Aliyah
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
Make yourself at home… in Israel
NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015
NefeshB’Nefesh Provides Services to Bnot Sherut
How Doctors Are Impacting Israel’s South
07.06.2015 | 19 Tammuz, 5775
'Jerusalem Post' learns new details of how Hamas terrorized UN workers and confiscated humanitarian goods during Operation Protective Edge.
By NOAM ROTENBERG
The police were eventually summoned to corral the masked hooligans, though no arrests were made.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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
Jewish schools in Antwerp and Brussels are also temporarily closed after two terrorism suspects were killed in a raid in Verviers, Belgium, on Thursday.
Faire reculer l’ignorance et empêcher l’importation du conflit israélo-palestinien dans l’Hexagone : deux objectifs ambitieux pour la délégation française de professeurs non juifs, de visite en Israël le mois dernier
By JOHANNA AFRIAT
“You are our future”, director of Green Leadership program tells students.
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
By PEGGY CIDOR
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
There are plenty of Hanukka-themed events to enjoy during the day as well.
By JOANNA SHEBSON
A fire fueled by hate unites a determined community in the Pat neighborhood.
By EITAN AROM
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
Chairman of NUIS: technological college students treated as second class.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
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.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
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.
Students took matters into their own hands when the Secondary School Teacher’s Association announced a moratorium on field trips for high-schoolers.
The teachers cancelled the trips in an effort to place pressure on the Education Ministry to meet their demand that they not be liable for any criminal charges regarding the students' safety.
Students call on all high school students to take alternative class trips.
Educational facilities to closes in South, Jerusalem, North in light of renewed inclement weather.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi,SHARON UDASIN,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Admission into universities will instead be based solely off of matriculation exams, taken at the end of high school.
Chairman Bentzi Gupstein and nine other activists from the group were arrested following a 10-month-long police investigation.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
The 14-year-old pupils -- all girls -- wanted to know how low gravity conditions in space influence the development of brine shrimp eggs compared to the Earth environment.
50% of pupils had to be Sephardi, department says.
By JEREMY SHARON
Statistics from a 2011/12 report reveals that some 3,606 Arabs pursue an undergraduate degree at Israeli institutions.
"The idea was to support the best and brightest students in Israel and students coming from abroad," says Foundation Chairwoman and CEO Naomi Azrieli.
By NIV ELIS,Lidar Gravé-Lazi
National Parent’s Association relays concerns over lack of security precautions being taken in preschools and kindergartens.
As part of tolerance week events, workshops to be held for students on the prevention of racism and incitement.
The government’s 2013 decision was for schools to gradually increase the total basic curriculum hours and reach 11 hours by the 2016/2017 school year.
Racism declines in Jewish sector, increase in violence among Arab pupils.
Education Minister Shai Piron unveils new reform into higher education institutions without the psychometric exam requirement.
Petitioners claimed, parents are required to pay amounts close to NIS 8000 per year in extra tuition fees, creating two education systems.
According to the Education Ministry, the teachers involved will have their salaries gradually reduced in order to return the excess funds.
"This is significant news, will influence the lives of residents and contribute to savings in energy and savings in expenses," said National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Minister Silvan Shalom.
By SHARON UDASIN
The school made headlines earlier this month when on the first day of school, secular pupils and their parents discovered a separation wall had been erected within the school.
By LIDAR GRAVE-LAZI
City suffers from severe shortage of classroom space, critics mayor and his administration have frequently claimed that large sums of state money remain unused by the municipal.
Barriers must not be built between Jews, MK Lipman says of 2.5-meter-high gender-separation wall.
Protesters singled out the unidentified educator over the lack of services offered to students at the all-boys school
Rozen-Edelman, who teaches 7-12 graders, recounted a horrifying summer, running to her bomb shelter within the 15 seconds alarm frame.
Campaign was launched by the Authority for the Advancement of the Status of Women in the Prime Minister's Office.
Ministers and MKs take part in the first day of school across the country, with a special focus on the South.
By LAHAV HARKOV
President says differences over commencement of new school year should be settled as quickly as possible to ensure children get back to school on time.
Other ways to promote children’s health during the new school year include carrying the right schoolbag and wearing the right shoes.
'Protective Edge' scholarships
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
New album: Marks on the sand
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
American-based game gives children with Asperger’s and mild autism an enjoyable way to learn social skills
By LAUREN SIRIT
‘I found the place I wanted to live and the Zionistic way I wanted to live my life,’ Morrison says of her first trip to Israel.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
Readers respond to the most recent 'Magazine' articles.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Seligman approaches each challenge with gusto, like when he started university classes in Hebrew: ‘It was time to give myself that kick in the butt,’ he says.
Israelis, old and young, have been playing the ‘card sport’ since 1949.
By SHULY WASSERSTROM
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
Roundup of local stories from across the country.
Through the Mandel Foundation, Mandel, together with his brothers Jack and Joseph and his wife, Barbara, has donated many millions of dollars to projects in Israel.
Israel has in the past charged that terrorists hide weapons in UNRWA facilities in Gaza.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
We find ourselves in the strange position in which some Jews look upon non-Jews in a way similar to how non-Jews related to Jews for centuries.
By REUVEN HAMMER
Though she is not addressed by the title, Pelech’s Hana Godinger (Dreyfuss) is the first woman to be appointed ‘rabbi’ of a state-religious school.
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
It would be a travesty of Israel’s definition as a Jewish and democratic state if the state stepped in to prevent parents, educators from teaching the way they believe is the most Jewishly authentic.
By JPost Editorial
If adversity breeds excellence, this year’s crop of pupils promises to be one of the best ever.
While all should be supportive of any commitment to lowering racism and discrimination, this new populist enterprise should be seen in its wider context.
By SHIMON OHAYON