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Recommended Reading

April 17, 2002 1 min read
Here are some sources suggested by two Arab-American and Jewish American groups for helping high school students learn different perspectives on the Middle East conflict.

From the
American-Arab
Anti-Discrimination Committee:

From the Board of Jewish Education of Greater Washington:

  • Habibi, by Naomi Shihab Nye. The story of a young Palestinian girl who moves from America to the West Bank.
  • The Israeli Palestinian Conflict, by Ronald Stockton. A teaching unit available through the University of Michigan Center of Middle East and North African Studies.
  • Young Person’s History of Israel, by David Bamberger
  • The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Middle East Conflict, by Mitchell G. Bard
  • Turbulent Time, Prophetic Dreams, by Harold S. Koplewicz. Art from Israeli and Palestinian children.

A version of this article appeared in the April 17, 2002 edition of Education Week as Recommended Reading

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