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VZL 366: Start of the School Year for Israeli and Arab Children

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Catalogue NumberVZL 366
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801310
Number of TracksN/A
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Start of the School Year for Israeli and Arab Children (narrative only)

September in Israel marks the beginning of the school year. This broadcast takes place after the Six Day War and everything seems to be proceeding normally and all the necessities are assured for Arab and Israeli children alike. The one exception is the West Bank area formerly controlled by Jordan. The prior textbooks contained anti-Israel and anti-Jewish propaganda which were eliminated. Quotes from some of the the eliminated works were read. The prior teachers were also being non-cooperative and had refused to return to the schools. An interview with one of the Israeli leaders indicates that the matter of education would be a local matter and State authorities would not interfere. Syria and Egypt also had Palestinian textbooks that were anti-Israel and anti-Jewish.

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1 - Start of the School Year for Israeli and Arab Children
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