The Government of Israel is planning a major reform (or upheaval) of the educational system, spearheaded by the Dovrat Commission. (Don't know about it? You should. Click here & here.)
Within the religious community there is great fear of the imapact of the committee's recommendations on hinukh dati.
Next week (Dec. 20-21), Jerusalem's Van Leer Institutute will sponsor a two-day conference on the far ranging recommnedations. Download program here.