This book is a ray of light. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 22.09.09 | 08:29 (IDT)

    Telling only a selected version of the story is equivalent to propaganda. We see this in totalitarian countries and in the Arab world where children and adults are taught a stilted version of the truth. This book, together with others such as the alternative Palestinian-Israeli narrative used by Prof. Sami Adwan and the late Professor Dan Bar-On represents a ray of light that will enable both Palestinians and Israelis of the next generation to come to terms with the fact that in any conflict, neither side is completely right, and in war both sides commit injustices and atrocities. Both Zionism and Palestinian nationalism have committed grave mistakes to achieve their goals. It?s time we all came to terms with them. .

    from the article: Israeli textbook under review for giving Palestinian version of 'nakba'
    First published 01:33 22.09.09 | Last updated 06:37 22.09.09
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