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Israeli prime minister Naftali Bennett and Minister of Education Yifat Shasha Biton visit students on the first day of the new academic year, at a school in Yeruham, southern Israel, on September 1, 2021.

A kindergarten teacher in a special education kindergarten in Haifa created a small drama on Thursday after barracking herself in her class over a Coronavirus (COVID-19) related issue.

The teacher was required to present a negative test after refusing to be vaccinated. It was made clear to the teacher that without a negative test she would not be able to work, and in response, she decided to barricade herself in the kindergarten and refused to leave.

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Municipal inspectors were alerted to the scene, evacuated her, and filed a complaint against her with the police.

The Ministry of Education stated in response to the exceptional case that “The ministry clarifies that the procedures clearly state that a teaching employee or educator who is not vaccinated is required to have a quick antigen test. If he refuses to do a test, he is strictly forbidden to enter the educational institution.”

Israel fully opened its school system on Wednesday.

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