Slippery Slope

Notes From a Crumbling Democracy

Closed Society: 29 August 2010

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The Ministry of Education has instructed that the primary civics textbook used in Israel be rewritten. According to Ministry sources Zvi Zameret, Chair of the Pedagogic Council for the Ministry, said that the book “deals too much with criticism of the state,” and “gives the feelign that everything is bad with the Arabs”. Zameret was involved in writing the Institute for Zionist Strategy report that criticized civics instruction in Israel.

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August 29th, 2010 at 10:41 pm