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History or Brain-washing?

This afternoon my younger daughter has her final history exam. This is the last time she will be required to study history. Last week, she had the ‘mock’ exam. The day before, she revealed to me that they had not covered half the syllabus in class – they spent so much time studying the Holocaust that they only reached the … Continue reading

Yom HaNakba

It’s Yom HaNakba today. Oops, there goes any government funding for this blog*! The Israeli government appears to think that the so-called Nakba Law can help suppress the idea that the establishment of the State of Israel is not a cause for celebration by the Palestinian population. Apparently, only Palestinians prepared to celebrate Israel’s independence … Continue reading