Thursday, March 12, 2009

Jesus was a Capricorn - no wait - a Palestinian? - Authors Warn That Many Textbooks Distort Relig...
Authors Warn That Many Textbooks Distort Religion.
Saturday, March 07, 2009.
By Lauren Green
Jesus was a Palestinian? That's what one public school teaches...,2933,506773,00.html
by Ze'ev Ben-Yechiel
( ‘"Christianity was started by a young Palestinian named Jesus." This is one of hundreds of distortions, misrepresentations and falsehoods found about Judaism and Jewish history by a comprehensive study of the 28 most widely used Social Studies textbooks in the United States. In a landmark book called “The Trouble with Textbooks,” Dr. Gary A. Tobin and Dennis R. Ybarra show how millions of American schoolchildren are taught anti-Semitic versions of Jewish history and faith, particularly in relation to Christianity and Islam, in passages that often amount to sheer libel...


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