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In Gaza, Palestinians have no problem keeping past heroes alive. Not so for their bretheren in East Jerusalem, where Israel is in control and is trying to re-write Palestinian text books. Photo/GettyImages
Israel rewrites the textbooks
They say the winner writes the history books. Israel is trying to write them in East Jerusalem, and the Palestinians don't like it.
Some of their key actors and events have disappeared from Arabic school texts, triggering a backlash among parents and students.
CBC correspondent Derek Stoffel saw for himself, at one homework session.
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