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    • Shmuel
    • 27.08.10 | 10:57 (IDT)

    In South Africa,during the apartheid era, the Afrikaners who were less than 15 percent of the poulation, yet they insisted that the majority should learn Afrikaans. The end result was the Soweto riots where the black population revolted against having to learn Afrikaans. The liberal left supported the blacks and the whole world condemed the South Africa apartheid regime. Therefore I sugggest the editor re think his position as I prefer that my kids learn Hebrew, Aramaic and English.

    from the article: The language of the state
    First published 01:40 27.08.10 | Last updated 01:40 27.08.10
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