Slippery Slope

Notes From a Crumbling Democracy

Education: 31 December, 2010

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A hundred or so high school level civics teachers, both Jewish and Arab, have signed a petition demanding that racism be driven out of schools, and called on Minister of Education Gideon Sa’ar “to speak out, loud and clear, against any type of racist expression.” “We can no longer be silent in light of the increasing incidence of expressions of racism and the denial of the rights of the Other – whoever that Other may be: Arabs, immigrants from Ethiopia or Russia, homosexuals and labor migrants,” states the petition. (Hebrew)

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December 31st, 2010 at 9:40 pm