Nurit Peled-Elhanan

“I picture a dead Arab”: In disturbing video, Israeli children’s words echo indoctrination

Asked what he imagined when he was sitting in a tank, one boy answers, “I picture a dead Arab.”

Book review: how Israeli school textbooks teach kids to hate

Asa Winstanley
11 August 2012
A new book examines how the widespread inculcation of anti-Palestinian ideology in the minds of Israel’s youth is achieved in school textbooks.

Watch: Israeli professor describes "racist discourse" of official school books

Alternate Focus recently conducted this interview with Israeli academic Nurit Peled-Elhanan. She is author of the forthcoming book “Palestine in Israeli School Books: Ideology and Propaganda in Education”, which I am hoping to review for EI. The interview is very much worth watching. It should give anyone deluded enough to think appropriate change can come within Israeli society serious pause for thought.

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