Skip to comments.Assad's curriculum: Hating Israel, ignoring Holocaust
Posted on 09/13/2018 12:08:04 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
Syrian school textbooks repeatedly accuse Israel of stealing lands in order to "fabricate Arab-Syrian history", and make no mention of Hezbollah or the Holocaust, according to a new study that provides information about school curriculum in Syria in the wake of the Syrian civil war.
Marcus Sheff, commented on the textbook: "While Syrian children witness the civil war raging around them, their textbooks give no explanation for this war. There is no hope that Syria will moderate its traditional Ba'athist hostility towards Israel even after the end of this terrible civil war."
One of the most serious accusations against Israel, which is repeated several times, is that it "forces Zionist identity on the Golan's population."
Israel is consistently referred to as a "Zionist entity," its territory is called "Palestine" or "occupied Palestine" and the entire geographical area is presented as "the homeland of the Arabs."
In addition, "the Zionists" are accused of destroying the natural environment of the Golan and exploiting the region's economic and tourism potential, as well as preventing the economic prosperity of its residents. Zionists are further accused of plotting to replace Syrian education with the "Zionist and terrorist entity's plans", in order to keep Syrian Arab citizens "in the dark."
In 2014 the studying of the Russian language became mandatory in Syrian schools, while Persian is not taught...Key Russian figures such as Yuri Gagarin, the first Russian cosmonaut. Iran, on the other hand, is mentioned with a certain degree of hostility.
According to the report's editors, this may indicate the Syrian intention to establish long-term relations with Russia, while Iran is considered by the regime as a source of temporary and local assistance that cease when it is no longer needed.
They lie, villainize Jews, and claim everything belongs to them. In other words, it’s an Arab country.
What is Assad's FR nick?
If all the trees in the world turned into pens, all the waters turned into ink and the heavens turned into paper, it would still be insufficient material to describe the horrors Jews suffered under the Holocaust.
The obsession with hating on Israel and Jews makes them seem down right European Union.
This is news? Pretty mild stuff compared to what most Islamic countries teach about Jews.
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