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By Donald Lambro
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Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Daniel Bar-Tal
A new study reports that textbooks in both Israeli and Palestinian schools are politically biased, depicting each other as enemies and providing only one-sided narratives.
"The schoolbooks offer narratives to motivate members of society to be part of the conflict," Daniel Bar-Tal of Israel's Tel Aviv University, one of the lead researchers, told the news conference. "In conflict societies, people not only shoot at each other, but struggle for the narrative, the image of the other and of themselves."