Shai Piron

Shai Piron

Yesh Atid’s education platform addresses overcrowding, need for more teachers

Among the major points of the party’s plan, the Education Ministry would be responsible for the entire educational system through high school graduation.

Bible study

PM’s Bible study group touches on God’s promise of Israel to the Jews

When Education Minister Shai Piron alluded to the commentary in passing, Netanyahu urged – jokingly – for him to continue.

Shai Piron

With rockets falling on South, education minister says school will start on time

Ramat Hanegev mayor: School will give children of South feeling of normalcy, instead of staying home afraid.

Shai Piron

Angry Israelis demand ouster of education minister over anti-gay remarks

Education Minister Shai Piron told a religious newspaper over the weekend that same-sex couples do not constitute families.

An Israeli girl stands on Zikim beach

'We don't need no education': An open letter to Education Minister Piron

Our current crop of Israeli youth are often found lacking somewhat in the realms of motivation, having a hard-working mentality, and general social awareness/capability

Finance Minister Yair Lapid and Education Minister Shai Piron announce Schools of Summer program.

'School of Summer' program to kick off next week amid sharp criticism

Haredim, Arabs say program discriminates against schools that are not part of state school system.

Shai Piron

Piron says all Jewish denominations must be heard in Israel's public debate

Opposition among the haredi and national-religious to inclusion of non-Orthodox denominations in religious life remains strong.


High school students begin summer vacation

"The holiday provides an opportunity to realize all the life skills acquired in school," Education minister says.

Education Minister Shai Piron at the weekly cabinet meeting, August 25, 2013.

Piron: Vision of State of Israel ‘not complete’ without Hebron, Nablus

Education minister says, “we cannot reduce Greater Israel, we cannot continue to agree to the shrinking and narrowing of the great vision.”


Education Ministry and Wikipedia collaborate to write content for the internet site

Wikimedia Foundation chair hopes joint venture with Israel will serve as example for other education systems around the world.

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