The Israeli Government often accuses the Palestinians of teaching extremism to the youth in schools. To hate Israel and Israeli people.
So how will officials react to this teachers gross actions, as reported by haaretz.com
a high school teacher in the city sent a group of students an image of a Muslim cemetery with the caption, “In times like these, it’s important to remember there are also good Arabs! And they can be found here.”
The teacher sent the image on Wednesday to a group of 11th and 12th graders via the social messaging service WhatsApp, Ynet reported.
Will this teacher be dealt with as swiftly and harshly as the Israeli Government deal with Palestinians? It seems not as the Education Ministry reminded us all;
it should be noted the teacher apologized to his students and expressed regret for his actions.
They will contunie to follow the case to ensure the correct disciplinary measures are taken.
Perhaps the Israeli Government can learn some lessons from their Education Ministry and look to use the same measured response with everyone…
Reya El-Salahi from Oxford, who has a Muslim Arab father and a Jewish mother, was invited into a stranger’s home in Gaza where a mother told her how she wanted peace but her son wanted to grow up to be a fighter.
Reya travelled to Israel and the Palestinian territories to find out what daily life was like on both sides of the conflict and to see if there was anywhere she could fit in.
She found Gaza to be a “stark difference” to the other areas she visited and the most dangerous.
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Pro-democracy protests in the Middle East have raised questions about what role political Islam will play in new governments in Tunisia and Egypt, as well as others that might emerge from the continued unrest. Ebrahim Moosa, professor of religion and Islamic studies at Duke University, says that while Islam will likely be a factor in emergent governments, people will be cautious about allowing too much of a blurring between political and religious boundaries. “People are chastened and sobered by experiences elsewhere,” Moosa says, noting what he calls the failures of the Islamic states of Iran and Sudan. Moosa says that while Turkey’s government under the AKP (Justice Party) is being seen as a model, it is unclear how that will translate into specific national contexts. He also says that the United States is still operating under a credibility deficit in the region and has not used its vast knowledge resources on Islam effectively.
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Shortly after the invasion of Iraq in 2003, I interviewed Ray McGovern, one of an elite group of CIA officers who prepared the President’s daily intelligence brief. McGovern was at the apex of the “national security” monolith that is American power and had retired with presidential plaudits. On the eve of the invasion, he and 45 other senior officers of the CIA and other intelligence agencies wrote to President George W. Bush that the “drumbeat for war” was based not on intelligence, but lies.
During an early morning walk the Promised Messiah explained to his companions the magnificence of the spiritual powers of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (saw).
One sign of which was the abundance with which his prayers were accepted and another was the moral transformation wrought in the Arab people.