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February 20, 2012

Gideon Sa’ar demonstrates his presence

The education minister's plan ignores the ugly present in the city and makes use of young students as political tools on the grown-ups’ playing field. continue reading ›
February 15, 2012

An Exclusive Corner of Hebron

If you exclude Jerusalem, Hebron has the largest population of any Palestinian city in the West Bank continue reading ›
February 13, 2012

IDF brigade leaves an impression in Hebron

Hebron's Palestinian residents report a spate of harassment since the Golani brigade moved into the city in December. continue reading ›
February 7, 2012

Scenes from a Village: The Ugly Truth about the Israeli Occupation

When Israel conquered the West Bank in 1967, virtually no Jews lived there. Most had fled their homes after Jews had been massacred by a group of marauding Arabs in 1929. continue reading ›
February 6, 2012

Teachers oppose ministry’s Hebron ‘heritage tours’

For first time in Israel's history, 200 teachers sign letter declaring refusal to participate in the Education Ministry's program. continue reading ›
February 5, 2012

Pro-Peace Group Barred From Leading Hebron Tours

A year ago, Israel’s Education Ministry launched a program to encourage schools to visit Jewish sites in the occupied West Bank town of Hebron, drawing fire from doves who charged the ministry with bringing politics into school trips. The doves’ effort to stop the program failed. continue reading ›
February 3, 2012

A foul smell is rising from Hebron, and it’s here to stay

Everything has to be rethought, dear parents, and it's a good thing we have an education minister who is ensuring reeducation, and a good thing he is drawing conclusions from the results of the Likud primary and announcing the expansion of the Hebron tours to encompass all schools. continue reading ›
January 30, 2012

Students must be exposed to the Israeli occupation

The so-called heritage curriculum introduced by Education Minister Gideon Sa'ar hides the occupation and its injustices from pupils. continue reading ›
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