If you were to ask an average Jew, say, fifty or a hundred years ago, what made Jews different from others, you would almost certainly get an answer that had something to do with education. Trough out history, the conventional wisdom has always gone, Jews have placed a greater emphasis on literacy and intellectual mastery than any other people.
Educational excellence--this is a central pillar upon which a Jewish state should stand, and the most important way Zionism has fallen short, claim the editors of Azure. The transformation of Israel’s schools into among the finest on earth, from the elementary level to the universities, is the greatest challenge facing the Zionist enterprise in the next generation. Click here...