Education

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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...