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EU review of Palestinian textbooks is a tragedy of errors, says watchdog group

 

August 28, 2020

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A Palestinian teacher lectures at the Salem School for Girls on the life of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat on the 12th anniversary of his death, in the West Bank city of Nablus, on Nov. 10, 2016.

(JNS) - Palestinian textbooks are rife with blatant incitement against Israel, as has been reported for decades. And in the United States, for example, Palestinian children studying under the Palestinian Authority school curriculum learn Newton's Second Law through the image of a boy with a slingshot targeting Israeli soldiers. And Dalal al-Mughrabi, the perpetrator of the 1978 Coastal Road massacre - in which 38 Israelis, including 13 children, were killed, and 71 wounded - is celebrated in an entire chapter teaching Arabic reading comprehension.

In April 2018, the United Kingdom commissio...



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