• "Do civics studies in Israel teach democracy or intolerance?"

    The Jerusalem Post – October 30, 2013 (PDF Version, 942 kb)jp102013
    A new version of a civics textbook emphasizes Israel as a nation state rather than a democratic one – says Dr. Halleli Pinson from Haifa University in her recent Haaretz interview. Pinson will soon publish a report on the civics textbook To be Citizens in Israel in cooperation with the Dirasat Arab Center for Law and Policy….

  • The Palestinian Textbook Fiasco

    The Tower Magazine – June 2013 (PDF version, 472 kb)Flickr IDF Posters of Suicide Bombers Hang in Classroom in Tul Karem
    “Every year, children in Gaza and the West Bank are taught to hate Jews and Israelis, while Israeli schools promote coexistence. A bizarrely biased, State Department-funded study won’t change that fact. […] Victims of Our Own Narratives? [IMPACT-SE claims], simply ignores passages from Palestinian textbooks that are breathtaking in the danger they represent in an educational context, citing texts like the following, found in standard Palestinian textbooks…”

  • "An Opportunity to Educate for Peace: Preliminary Comments on the Council of Religious Institutions Textbook Report"

    By IMPACT-SE – February 7, 2013
    IMPACT-SE, an institute researching tolerance and the attitudes towards the other in textbooks for more than 15 years, welcomes the latest report on Israeli and Palestinian textbooks commissioned by the “Council of Religious Institutions in the Holy Land” as the newest addition to a group of studies on this subject…