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October 8, 2002
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The director general of Israel’s Education Ministry demanded that one-third of the high school literature curriculum be devoted to works by Sephardic writers. Ronit Tirosh said it is important for youths to gain appreciation for the works of all Jewish cultures. However, a professional committee on curriculum rejected the decision on the grounds that political or ethnic interests should not determine content.

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