Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Politician: Resistance against Holocaust Teaching Unacceptable

Ahmed Marcouch, a highly ranked parliamentary candidate for the Labor Party in the June elections, has said that he receives letters from teachers who are confronted with indifference and resistance from non-Western immigrant children when they teach the holocaust. Some watch Arab news stations and they start associating Jews with the mid-East conflict. Others hear how the word Jew is used as a curse in their home environments. Marcouch says that the holocaust should be part of the obligatory program for school exams. He added that it cannot be that holocaust teaching is blocked and Jewish children should be afraid to walk in the streets wearing a skullcap.,

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