Israeli kindergarteners to be required to sing national anthem weekly

14.07.2011                      12.Tammus, 5771

Kindergarten:

Israeli kindergarteners to be required to sing national anthem weekly

From September Jewish nursery and kindergarten teachers to raise Israeli flag and sing 'Hatikva' according to new Education Ministry directives; teachers also required to instruct children on state symbols.

Beginning this September, Jewish nursery and kindergarten teachers will be required to open the week with the raising of the Israeli flag and the singing of "Hatikva," in accordance with new directives issued by the Education Ministry.
The preschool teachers will also be required to teach the children the state symbols once a week….