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Bennett pushes right-wing agenda again in universities, schools

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Published: 13 December 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Over 300 Israeli academics vow to ignore new ethics rules over political statements – Yarden Skop – Haaretz 11.12.16
University and college professors sign petition saying they'll boycott Education Minister Naftali Bennett’s new code. ‘Censors in academia deserve to be ignored, and when there is an attempt at collective institutional censorship, like here, they are worthy of being pointedly ignored.’

Education Ministry set to bar Breaking the Silence from Israeli schools – Yarden Skop – Haaretz 11.12.16
Directive seeks to bar speakers from groups ‘whose activity undermines the very legitimacy of state entities' but unclear whether state can legally sanction principals who invite leftist veterans' group into their schools. Breaking the Silence says directive doesn’t apply to it until the occupation is declared a state institution.

Tel Aviv school resists pressure to silence silence-breakers
December 6, 2016


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