Education

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2010-09-19
Arab students comprise only 9.6% of the student body in institutions of higher education in Israel; only 6.7% of civil service employees are Arab The increased use of military service as a...
In many articles in which the issue of Arab education in Israel has been raised, it has been shown that the educational system is not fulfilling its desired role. This is said not to confront those...
The duty to comply with judgments issued by the judiciary is based on the principle of the rule of law and is obligatory. The basic rationale behind the application of this principle of the rule of...
Tel Aviv District Court, Lawsuit 185/08 The Arab Students' Committee of Tel Aviv University, et. al. v. Tel Aviv University
There is no debate over the fact that the Arab-Palestinian community in the State of Israel possesses its own unique culture, and that it therefore has the right to conditions that will enable it...
“The 100 Terms Program in Heritage, Zionism and Democracy,” a program formulated in 2005 for grades seven to nine in Jewish, Arab and Druze schools, will most likely find its way to the garbage...
In the last year, the Israeli Ministry of Education prepared a list of 100 “terms” which all seventh to ninth-grade students in Israel must study and be tested on. More than half of these terms...
Arab citizens of Israel comprise approximately 20% of the population in Israel, and 25% of the country's school students. Throughout their schooling, from elementary to high school, Arab and Jewish...
Not only does the educational establishment in Israel regard civic education as a political subject, but it is also perceived as a field which competes with Jewish-values education. Bluntly...
The average rate of illiteracy in Israel, at 4.6%, is considered relatively low.5 In the UN’s Human Development Report 2004,6 Israel was ranked 22nd among 177 countries in which the level of...
Tala, a 3rd year English student at Birzeit University in the West Bank, recently wrote an essay about the experience of studying and learning under a military occupation which directs attacks...
2005-06-28
On 22 June 2005, the Attorney General (AG) announced to Israel's Supreme Court the cancellation of a policy by which a General Security Services (GSS) representative serves as the deputy director...
2005-01-28
In a response submitted to the Supreme Court of Israel on 3 November 2004, Adalah argued that, by advocating the retention of a General Security Service (GSS) post in the Ministry of Education...
In this speech, I intend to discuss what is called planning and urbanization for minorities. I will focus on two aspects of planning, one hidden and the other visible. The hidden aspect of planning...
Sixteen elementary schools presently serve 45 unrecognized villages in which some 75,000 Arab Bedouin live. The unrecognized villages still do not have a single high school. High school students...
The right to education is not among the recognized constitutional rights enumerated in Israel's Basic Law: Human Dignity and Freedom – 1992. The Supreme Court has also refused to recognize the...
In 1998, Supreme Court justices were shocked to learn that Israel operates thirteen public schools that were not connected to the electricity grid, and consequently had no lighting, heating or...
2004-09-08
On 6 September 2004, Adalah submitted a petition, motion for injunction, and request for an urgent hearing to the Supreme Court of Israel on behalf of the Union of Parents of Arab Students in...