Redrawing the Maps, Rethinking Education

By Hannah Weitzer

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), March 2008

In revolutionizing Israel education, the author asserts that maps that lack the green line is indicative of a gap between fact and myth that runs rampant in teaching Israel to Diaspora Jews. She argues that we must delve into the nuances of the conflict and teach a multifaceted Jewish narrative that can be truthful, loving and critical. Our ability to digest all the facts will give us a more honest relationship with Israel and a stronger basis from which to move forward towards a peaceful future.

Topic: Israel Education, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Diaspora Relations, Israel-Diaspora Relations, Israel Attachment, Geography, Peace

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 39/648

Page Number(s): 6

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Weitzer, Hannah. Redrawing the Maps, Rethinking Education. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). March 2008: 6. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6321


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