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What is and for Who is Preschool and Kindergarten

Jerusalem Municipality, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, operates the system of kindergartens in a professional manner while responding to a wide range of ideological currents and educational needs.

Two main educational streams, state and state religious, coexist together to form a single fabric of urban preschools. The Jerusalem Municipality is making every effort to create ideal physical and educational conditions for kindergarten age children.

  • Schedule – begins at 7.45am and ends between 1.30-2.00pm
  • Optional afternoon program, including hot meal –Tzaharon- until 4.00 at additional cost
  • Educational Curriculum of Gan Chova is determined by the Ministry of Education
  • Gan size 25-35 children staffed with Gannenet with one or two assistance- depending on size of Gan

The Jerusalem Ultra Orthodox Education Department is the central body that handles the educational needs of this community in Jerusalem. It integrates city services and the Ministry of Education to address the educational needs of this population.