Spoken Arabic studies counter anti-Arab prejudice among Israeli students
Program 'succeeded to a great extent in preventing the negative influence of anti-Arab opinion,' according to a Henrietta Szold Institute report.
Surveys of fifth-grade attitudes to Arabs in 2010 and 2012 revealed growing anti-Arab extremism in the student body. The exception to that trend were students who participated in the Ya Salam program, in which students are taught spoken Arabic at school.
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