Fierce haredi opposition to teaching basic studies in elementary schools

03.07.2013                      25.Tammus.5773

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Fierce haredi opposition to teaching basic studies in elementary schools

MK Gafni calls MKs Calerdon, Kariv "evil" for bill conditioning haredi school funding on teaching of Math, Hebrew, English.

An amendment to the Economic Arrangements Bill that would condition the funding of elementary haredi schools on the teaching of math, Hebrew and English generated a heated argument in the Knesset Education, Culture and Sports Committee on Tuesday, with haredi MKs denouncing the legislation as an attempt to destroy ultra- Orthodox society….