Search results for tag "Ministry of Education"

  • Haredi leadership's responses to Hiddush Supreme Court petition
    Written by Uri Regev on 07/02/2020
    The Israeli ultra-Orthodox media’s reaction to Hiddush’s petition to the Israeli Supreme Court on the matter of the State’s failure to ensure that upwards of 40,000 children in Jerusalem receive educations at legal, state recognized schools was predictably full of vitriol.

  • One of every Seven Jerusalem children attend unregistered schools!
    Written by on 05/02/2020
    In violation of the law and ignoring both the Ministry of Education and the Jerusalem Municipality - more than 40,000 children in Jerusalem study in schools that operate without licenses! Hiddush and Jerusalem City Council Member Dr. Laura Wharton petitioned the Supreme Court, demanding that Israel’s law of compulsory education be enforced in the city.

  • Hiddush analysis of Israel’s state budget
    Written by Shahar Ilan on 09/09/2015
    The state budget for yeshivas is expected to grow by 419 million shekels, an increase of three-quarters. This is blow to the heart of Israel’s future, and a slap in the voters' faces.

  • Celebrating Successes for religious freedom and equality
    Written by on 01/06/2014
    There were significant victories in the Supreme Court and the religious establishment

  • A curriculum rotten to the core
    Written by Shahar Ilan on 26/08/2012
    A core curriculum should include knowledge, skills and values that the Education Ministry believes represent a common denominator shared by all graduates of the nation's school system.

  • Only 40% of ultra-Orthodox high schools teach math and English
    Written by on 15/12/2011
    Ultra-Orthodox schools for boys are exempted from teaching basic subjects like math and science. Currently, there are 20,000 teens that study at such schools.

  • Israeli school to its student: If you sing in front of men, you’re gone
    Written by on 14/12/2011
    Ministry of Education supports the position of the school: OK to prohibit students from participating in activities against Jewish law

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