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November 9, 2005
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The Senate Judiciary Committee considered anti-Semitism in Saudi Arabia. Chaired by Rep. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.), who is Jewish, the committee held an extensive session Tuesday on “Saudi Arabia: friend or foe in the war on terror?” Nina Shea, director of the Center for Religious Freedom, a neo-conservative group, alleged that Saudi textbooks continue to negatively stereotype Jews and Christians. “Third-year high school textbooks, for example, talk about don’t help or imitate the infidel Christians and Jews in any way,” Shea said.

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