Interview: Yifat Kasai on Ethiopians in Petach Tikva Schools

Update: I heard on the radio at around 1 PM today that the Chabad girls' school, Or Chaya, has refused to accept 5 Ethiopian students. Or Chaya is part of the state religious system. The education ministry said that sanctions will be taken. I met Yifat Kasai two years ago, when her eldest son … [Read more...]

Ethiopian Integration in Petach Tikva Religious Schools

Petach Tikva has always been in the forefront of the debate over exclusivity and inclusion in the state religious school system. Introduction: A Short History of Integration and Private Schools in Petach Tikva Petach Tikva has both affluent and poor neighborhoods. There has long been bad feeling … [Read more...]