Israeli Embassy slams ‘outrageous’ Dutch textbook

It was on August 24, 1929, in what is now known as “The Hebron massacre” sixty-seven Jews plus 23 college students) were killed in Hebron. Source.

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Israel’s embassy in Holland condemned the appearance of anti-Israel statements in a textbook on history for high school students.

The embassy’s statement on Tuesday about the book “Geschiedeniswerkplaats,” or “History Workplace,” by the Noordhoff Uitgevers followed complaints by members of the country’s Jewish community.

About the establishment of the State of Israel, the book states that David Ben-Gurion, Israel’s first prime minister, declared statehood after “Jewish militias carried out murders in Arab villages, and hundreds of thousands of Palestinians fled and settled in refugee camps across the border.”

The book fails to mention Arab atrocities against pre-state Israel’s Jewish population or the invasion of several Arab armies into Israeli territory after its declaration of independence with the stated intention of destroying it…

  • Ron MacDonald

    This is what happens when the Left is in charge of education, they have to be purged from the mainstream media, education and politics.

    • just a thought

      I don’t see it happening until most people stop subscribing to their propaganda outlets, stop going to their movies, stop buying their publications and donating to their causes, and stop voting for them. As long as we keep rewarding failure, that’s what we will get.

      • Drunk_by_Noon

        Bit-torrent is your friend.
        Give them nothing!

    • Ottawa Eyes

      It must be a “history” book approved by the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education!

  • just a thought

    A few facts, in case any Leftists show up here to read them. Maybe their heads will explode.

    And here’s more of what that “history” textbook left out.

    “Most of the world is ignoring the real catastrophe of the past recent era: the brutal expulsion of some 867,000 Jews from Arab countries, and the seizure, by the Arab governments, of over $13-billion worth of Jewish property and assets.”

    • Frau Katze