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This book explores two poles: how American youth are indoctrinated with Zionist mythology and how to intervene in that process by teaching American youth about Palestine. The author argues that because the relationship between Zionist education and the Israel lobby continues to be strong, it is necessary to find a way to correct the misrepresentations that infiltrate Weste...more
Hardcover, 292 pages
Published November 15th 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan
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A sad little dogmatic tome about spreading the "Palestinian narrative" at a high school level. Marcy's rejection of traditional Jewish heritage shines through in this book, which comes across less as a political statement, and more as a psychological profile of one woman's struggle to rebel against her parent's values.
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