By Marcus Sheff, Jewish Telegraphic Agency – March 28, 2016
Muslim education in North America is generally flexible and tolerant, according to a new study, with a notable exception when it comes to Israel…
The Jerusalem Post – March 20, 2016
The report, which surveys Islamic Studies in the US and Canada, also showed that, although the textbooks reflect a generally tolerant tone and even respect for Jews, Israel is often delegitimatized…
Survey of Islamic Studies curricula studied in The United States and Canada.
PEACE, TOLERANCE AND THE PALESTINIAN “OTHER” IN ISRAELI TEXTBOOKS
This study analyzes the attitude of Israel’s education system towards the Palestinian people and nationality, and towards the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. It is based on the review of 149 state and state-religious textbooks, which were approved and recommended by the Israeli Ministry of Education for 2009-2012.
A very unusual political and social event happened in a Muslim country in May 2016. Rasheed Ghannouchi, leader of the Muslim Brotherhood Ennahda Party in Tunisia, announced his decision to separate the political element of the party from religious activities. He stressed that he was aware of the advances the country had made in the […]
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The appalling massacre at Pulse, the gay club in Orlando, Florida yesterday, fills us all with a terrible sorrow and pain. Forty-nine people who went out to enjoy themselves have lost their lives and almost 53 others were taken to hospitals, following the worst mass shooting in US history.
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The preparation and ensuing debate over the new 516-page civics textbook for Israeli students has raged more than five years. The raucous debate involved national press and radical websites, on both the left and the right. An intense discussion fulminated in the comparatively new Academia-IL, the nation-wide email forum of Israel’s leading scientists and scholars.
http://www.impact-se.org/wp-content/uploads/ethics.jpg467700Eldad J. Pardohttp://www.impact-se.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/logo-IMPACT_SE.pngEldad J. Pardo2016-05-12 08:25:492016-06-14 16:45:11New Civics Education Textbook for Israel, and an (Inevitable) Public Uproar