Wednesday September 2, 2015
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Poll: Most Americans oppose Iran nuclear deal
55% of Americans oppose nuclear deal with Iran, while only 25% support it, new Quinnipiac University poll finds Despite the American public's lack of support for the deal, two more Democratic senators announce their backing for it.
Clifford D. May | The problem with appeasement
When has a despot ever been permanently conciliated?
Prof. Esther Herzog | Let's trust Israel's students
Caution must be used when expressing political views in the classroom.
Smadar Bat Adam | Transparency and respect
Students have a right to know what their teachers' beliefs are.
Boaz Bismuth | No one expects an encyclopedia
An Israeli teacher should know who the first president of Israel was, even if he or she doesn't teach civics.
Ex-education minister and Yisrael Beytenu MK quit Knesset
Yesh Atid party's No. 2 and former Education Minister Shay Piron announces resignation, expected to take high-level job in the education sector Yisrael Beytenu's No. 5, Sharon Gal, also quits Piron to be replaced by Elazar Stern, Gal by Oded Forer.
Israel educators flunk general knowledge test on key issues
In Israel Hayom survey asking 15 questions on basic Israeli concepts, teachers get only five right on average Many teachers unable to date Rabin killing, say what Green Line is, or write out national anthem Older teachers less able than younger ones.
84% of IDF reservists feel 'service is a duty'
Vast majority of reservists believe in IDF, survey by military's Behavioral Science Department finds 86% of reservists willing to report for duty unhesitatingly, 80% have faith in commanders, 83% say IDF can secure decisive victory in future conflict.
Anti-Semitic cartoon printed on credit card from Norwegian bank
DNB Bank vice president apologizes, explains card showing Orthodox Jew and a pile of gold was printed using a system that allows customers to personalize their credit cards "The oversight failed ... this card should never have been printed," VP says.
MEMRI: Kerry vowed to mend US ties with Iran as early as 2004
A decade before negotiating nuclear deal as secretary of state, then-Senator John Kerry's office wrote to Iranian news agency lambasting Bush government as having "put many of our international relationships at risk," says Middle East Research Institute.
Israel asks UN to reject Palestinian attempt to raise flag
U.N. policy stipulates that only flags of full member states are raised at its New York headquarters Israel: Palestinians trying to change tradition "to score political points" Palestinian envoy expects "overwhelming majority" to back flag resolution.
IDF probes friendly fire incident during botched Jenin raid
Wanted Hamas terrorist who was raid's target still at large, military says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Women Wage Peace group, says he is willing to "go to Ramallah or anywhere else to hold direct negotiations" with the Palestinians.
Police recommend indicting Likud MK for assault
Major Crimes Unit says evidence supports filing criminal charges against Likud MK Oren Hazan over 2014 altercation with Ariel mayor Final decision rests with Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein Hazan says probe is part of smear campaign against him.
Revolutionary Guard chief: US 'still the Great Satan'
"The enmity against Iranian nation by the U.S. has not lessened and it has been increased," says Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari. "We should not be deceived by the U.S. It wants to infiltrate into Iran, resorting to new instruments and methods."
Gaza could be 'uninhabitable' by 2020, UN report warns
Wars between Israel and Gaza-based terrorist groups over the past six years have shattered Gaza's ability to export and produce for the domestic market and left no time for reconstruction, says U.N. Trade and Development Conference report.
WATCH: The 3-D printed future of fashion
Designer Danit Peleg speaks with host Elyssa Frank about her 3-D printed fashions Just a year ago, Peleg was a student researching the application of 3-D printing to textiles Can an entire ready-to-wear collection be produced on a home printer?