Pearson issues revised History text books following review

Two Pearson Edexcel History textbooks covering the Middle East which were withdrawn last year have been re-issued following a review process undertaken between education publisher Pearson, The Board of Deputies of British Jews and UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI). In late 2019, the IGCSE textbook  entitled The Middle East: Conflict,

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Pearson Education to revise biased Middle Eastern textbook following review

Pearson Education, the publisher of GCSE textbooks, revision guides and workbooks  on recent Middle Eastern History,  has confirmed that it has now carried out “a full and independent review of the contents” of the books and is updating the texts.  This follows a complaint by UKLFI in October 2019 that

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Pearson to review anti-Israel textbook

Pearson Education says it will launch an independent review of a controversial GCSE textbook accused of containing anti-Israel views.  This follows letters written by UKLFI and others to Pearson Education, asking them to withdraw the textbook, which deals with recent Middle East History. The textbook in question is  “History: Conflict, Crisis

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Pearson should withdraw GCSE Middle East Textbook

UK Lawyers for Israel has written to Pearson Educational, asking them to withdraw a GCSE Textbook dealing with recent Middle East History, which has been found to contain anti-Israel views. The Zionist Federation asked UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) what should be done about a book for school students studying

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MEDIA MENTIONS 2020

  SOAS Needs To Clean Up Its HouseTimes of Israel 31 December 2020 Anti-Palestine SOAS student refunded $20K tuition fees over alleged anti-SemitismMiddle East Monitor 30 December 2020 London university refunds Jewish student over ‘toxic anti-Semitic environment’JNS 30 December 2020

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CGP Geography revises Israel coverage

Educational publisher CGP has revised its Geography Key Stage Three Revision and Practice Book, which will be available from July 2020. This follows a complaint from UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) in January this year concerning its coverage of Israel. CGP has now amended the map in Middle East section

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Hodder withdraws Middle East GCSE History Textbook

The publisher Hodder Education is removing its GCSE History for Edexcel ‘Conflict in the Middle East 1945-95’ textbook from sale, following a critique of the book submitted to them by UK Lawyers for Israel. Hodder has confirmed to UKLFI: “After further consideration, we have decided to remove the book from

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MEDIA MENTIONS 2019

  UNESCO removes carnival from heritage list over antisemitism allegationsJerusalem Post 14 December 2019 Afghanistan opposes investigation by International Criminal CourtLe Monde 6 December 2019 Anti-Occupation Jews blockade lecture by 'extremist' pro-settlement group in LondonJewish Chronicle 5 December 2019 Why are British Jews opening their doors to far-right settler groups?+972

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Lancaster Overrules BDS Motion Read more Palestinian Flags taken down in Edgware and Hastings Read more Anti-Israel Banner and Palestinian Flag Removed Read more Manchester’s Whitworth Gallery removes statement of solidarity with Palestine Read more BBC suspends videos about Israel and Palestine following accusation of indoctrination Read more Attempt to

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MEDIA MENTIONS 2021

Banning of Palestinian NGOs: How Israel Tries to Silence Human Rights Defenders Palestine Times 22 Nov 2021 Raids, Arrests And Death Threats: Israel’s Strategy Of Silencing Human Rights Defenders Scoop.co.nz 22 Nov 2021 Richard Gere, Simon Pegg and Claire Foy among 100 stars signing ‘apartheid’ Israel open letter The Jewish

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