When President Isaac Herzog flies to the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, marking the first official visit of an Israeli president to the Gulf state, he will be welcomed by the man who is arguably the Middle East’s most effective educational reformer. According to The New York Times, Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, […]
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About Marcus Sheff -- The Jerusalem Post (Opinion)
Marcus Sheff is CEO at The Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Textbooks. IMPACT-se analyzes textbooks, employing standards on peace and tolerance as derived from international declarations and resolutions.
Every day, around 60 million children in the Middle East and North Africa region and between 200-300 million children in the Muslim world turn up to school. Over the last decades, these schools have taught a regular and unchanging diet of hatred towards Jews. The intensity has varied from country to country, but the central […]
The Institute for Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education (IMPACT-se) is partnering with the School of Peace in Mytilene, Lesbos to help develop curricula based on peace and tolerance. The school, established and run by Israel’s Hashomer Hatzair youth movement, educates hundreds of refugee children who currently live in the Moriah refugee camp in […]
The parents at the Israeli national religious schools who objected to daily planners given to their children containing inflammatory messages, are to be lauded.