A War of Many Names: Teaching Israel's History

By Ilan Troen

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, May 2011

Univocal and unvariegated narratives, whether of passive victimhood or self-righteous celebration, can be taught in isolation. The challenge of presenting the 1948 War, like much else in the long and continuing Israeli-Arab conflict, requires communicating an appreciation for complexity.

Topic: Israel Education, History, Arab-Israeli Conflict, War, Israeli-Arab Conflict

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.41/no.680

Page Number(s): 1-2

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel , Palestine

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Troen, Ilan. A War of Many Names: Teaching Israel's History. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. May 2011: 1-2. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=11148


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