The Education Ministry is rewriting the country’s main civics textbook, and the chairman of the ministry’s pedagogical secretariat will begin publishing updates on the ministry’s Web site as early as the upcoming school year.
The main contention of the chairman – Zvi Zameret – is that the textbook dwells too much on criticism of the state, sources in the Education Ministry who took part with Zameret in discussions on the book told Haaretz.
Zameret has criticized a sentence in the book – “Being Citizens in Israel” – on Israel’s Arab citizens stating that “since its establishment, the State of Israel has engaged in a policy of discrimination against its Arab citizens.”

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