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November 11, 2005
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The state of California adopted new textbooks that clarify Jewish issues. Elementary and middle school social studies textbooks were adopted this week. Soon sixth-graders in the most populous American state will learn that Romans, not Jews, crucified Jesus; that the biblical Exodus commemorates national liberation, not Jewish tribal unity; and that the Jewish God is a god of justice and mercy, not just reward and punishment.

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