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Sunday, December 2 • 9:00am - 10:00am
The Anti-Israel Bias in Schools: What are our Children Really Learning?

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A panel discussion on the subtle and non-so-subtle ways that children receive anti-Israel and anti-Jewish messages in public schools. We will show examples of materials, provide resources, and examine a successful initiative in Newton, Massachusetts to remove these materials


Sandra Alfonsi

Sandra Alfonsi holds a BA, MA and Ph.D. in Modern Languages and teaches at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA. She is Director of ACT! for America Education's Textbook Review Project; Director of Textbook Alert, an independent think tank that she started in 2009 and past Chair of National Hadassah's Curriculum Watch and Academic Advisory Board.

Margot Einstein

Margot Einstein is a board member of Christians and Jews United for Israel (www.cjui.org) and is active in Fairness in Newton Education (www.newtonfine.org). She helped organize a grass-roots movement to remove false and biased anti-Israel material from use in public schools in Newton, MA.

Charles Jacobs

Charles Jacobs holds a doctoral degree from in education from Harvard. His 1993 award winning piece for Moment Magazine, called "Arab PR" first exposed the infiltration into public school curricula of Arab/Islamic propaganda, and persuaded Hadassah to create "Curriculum Watch."

Fumio Taku

Rev. Fumio Taku is president of Christians and Jews United for Israel, | founding Board member of Rabbis and Ministers for Israel. He lived in Israel | for three years as General Manager of an Israeli High Tech Company.

Sunday December 2, 2012 9:00am - 10:00am
Yamins Chapel

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