Israeli, Palestinian schoolbooks flawed: study

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Posted: Monday, February 4, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 5:16 pm, Tue Mar 25, 2014.

JERUSALEM (AP) - A new study weighed in on one of the hot-button subplots of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict Monday, saying schoolbooks of both sides largely present one-sided narratives but rarely resort to demonization.

Palestinians embraced the findings as a rejection of Israeli claims that their schoolbooks incite hatred of Israel, while Israel's Education Ministry denounced the three-year U.S. State Department-funded review of 20,000 textbook pages as politically motivated "libel."

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