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    • tamar
    • 25.10.10 | 16:27 (IST)

    How wonderfully odd that the very same political stream that is regarded as being ever-so-strong-patriotic-Israeli persists in acting out of fear, and only out of fear. They don't ever act, they only react - and always out of fear. They are afraid of a book, afraid of thoughts it might arouse. Good Lord, where have we heard that before?? Out of the mouths of babes - good for you, you lovely high-school students. You give hope for the future. Don't let those who live in fear dictate what you will read and what you will think. The future is yours!

    from the article: History students fight to use textbook presenting both Israeli and Palestinian narratives
    First published 00:55 25.10.10 | Last updated 00:55 25.10.10
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