Jews, Christians, war and peace in Egyptian school textbooks

TitleJews, Christians, war and peace in Egyptian school textbooks
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsGroiss A
PublisherCMIP, AJC
CityNew York
Abstract

This report surveys 103 Egyptian textbooks for use in state schools and 16 textbooks for use in the religious Azharite school system; the majority of the books were published in 2002.

Table of Contents

Executive summary
Introduction
The Egyptian educational system
The general attitude to other religions and their followers
The Christian West
The Copts
The Jews
The Palestinian problem
Israel
Tolerance vs. extremism
The attitude to peace
The attitude to war
Jihad and martyrdom
Terror
Conclusion
List of sources