Summer school to re-open Monday morning

July 13, 2014 21:38


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

The Education Ministry announced Sunday night that the Summer School program will resume in schools throughout the country on Monday following new guidelines issued by Home Front Command (HFC).

To date, due to the barrage of rocket fire on municipalities surrounding Gaza, the HFC issued orders that schools within a 40km. radius of Gaza would remain closed. On Sunday evening, the HFC changed its standing orders and said that the Summer School program could operate in communities within a 0-7km. radius in protected shelters. In communities within a 7 to 40km. radius of the Strip, the camps could operate in or in close proximity to a protected area.

Michal Cohen, director-general of the Education Ministry issued a statement Sunday night assuring parents that the schools were ready to accept children and said all children would practice going into a protected shelter at the beginning of the day.

Related Content

Breaking news
August 14, 2018
Turkish business lobbies: Tighter monetary policy needed to stabilize lira