Israel’s course approved for NYC students

NYC SCHOOL CHILDREN MAY BE GIVEN ISRAELI PROPAGANDA AS A COURSE

9-8-06 (we were sent this on 12-17-06)

YNET, ISRAEL –
The New York City Council’s education committee approved a
curriculum on Israel initiated by the public relations department of the
Israeli Consulate in New York. The curriculum will be integrated into the
training program for educators teaching in 1,400 public high schools in
New York City. The teachers will be able to register to a 30-hour course
dealing with the history of the State of Israel, its economy, the
high-tech industry, Israeli art and Ethiopian Jews. The incentive offered
to teachers who will take the course: Credit points for an academic
degree. . . Israeli Consul General in New York Aryeh Mekel said that
“through the teachers a generation of leaders will be educated to maintain
the special relations between the United States and Israel.”

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