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Israel and Poland Fight Over History, Truth - and Israeli Students

Poland wants to intervene in setting the curriculum for Israeli high schools' annual trips to Holocaust sites in Poland, but Israel is drawing a red line. Both have worthy arguments. Can students be shown a complex reality?

Ofer Aderet
Ofer Aderet
Ofer Aderet
Ofer Aderet

The debate around Israeli high school trips to Poland is another link in the chain of disputes between Poland and Israel that have emerged in recent years over a host of issues. Each time the headline is different, but each squabble has a common thread: an attempt by poles to fight for their good name, or about the “truth” about their past.

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