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Wounded soldiers arriving at Soroka Medical Center in Beersheva on Tuesday. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90

Israeli elementary schools put 2 and 2 together

Israeli math textbooks will focus ‘on the content to be learned, rather than how it should be taught.’Ron Aharoni, who teaches mathematics at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel, took an excursion into teaching elementary school. “What surprised …

When Israeli venture capital meets social ventures

Proceeds generated from successful company exits have thus far been contributed to twelve Israeli non-profit organizations active in the areas of youth and education.What began just three years ago as the brainchild of Israeli venture capitalist Yadin Kaufmann has been …

Going to the head of the class

An ISEF-run math class for Israeli high school students. Galit Bareket Danielli grew up in a family of 11 children with parents who emigrated from Libya in the 1950s. Like many young Israelis from a disadvantaged background, Galit struggled against …