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IMPACT-SE's Reports: Syria

IMPACT-SE (formerly CMIP) published the following report on the Syrian schoolbooks:

Peace and the "Other" in Syrian School Textbooks
June 2001

Sixty-eight textbooks for grades 1-12 in various subjects, all having been part of the Syrian curriculum during the year 2000, were examined within this survey.

Read the Full Report:
    English (pdf, 892 kb)

Read the Report by Chapter:
    Table of Contents (pdf, 34 kb)
    Executive Summary (pdf, 29 kb)
    Introduction (pdf, 24 kb)
    Chapter 1: Syria's Education System (pdf, 69 kb)
    Chapter 2: The Essence of the Conflict: Israel's Existence 
    (pdf, 45 kb)
    Chapter 3: The Portrayal of Jews and Judaism (pdf, 57 kb)
    Chapter 4: Zionism (pdf, 47 kb)
    Chapter 5: The portrayal of Israel and Israelis (pdf, 350 kb)
    Chapter 6: Jerusalem (pdf, 64 kb)
    Chapter 7: Rejection of Peace with Israel / Acknowledgement of the " Peace Process" (pdf, 44 kb)
    Chapter 8: Liberation of Palestine / Liquidation of Israel (pdf, 140 kb)
    Chapter 9: Holy War [Jihad] and Militarism (pdf, 106 kb)
    Chapter 10: Martyrdom [Shahadah] (pdf, 44 kb)
    Chapter 11: Terror (pdf, 113 kb)
    List of Sources (pdf, 26 kb)