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Huesmann, L. Rowell; Dubow, Eric F.; Boxer, Paul; Souweidane, Violet; Ginges, Jeremy – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2012
This study was based on the theory that adolescents view scenes of violent ethnic conflicts in the mass media through the lens of their own ethnicity, and that the resulting social-cognitive reactions influence their negative stereotypes about similar ethnic groups in their own country. We interviewed 89 Jewish and 180 Arab American high school…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Jews, Ethnic Stereotypes, Conflict
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Yedidia, Tova; Lipschitz-Elchawi, Rachel – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2012
This study examined social perceptions among 191 Arab and Jewish children who live in mixed neighborhoods in Israel. Human Figure Drawing assessment was used to examine the children's social perceptions. The drawings that the Jewish Israeli children created portrayed Arabs as the enemy, whereas the Arab Israeli children expressed a more positive…
Descriptors: Jews, Arabs, Children, Social Attitudes
Nasser, Ilham; Berlin, Lawrence N.; Wong, Shelley – Multilingual Matters, 2011
This book is an in-depth examination of education and media under occupation. The contributors to this volume engage dialogue to explore these domains and their roles and functioning under occupation while keeping an eye toward resolution, using the on-going conflict between Palestine and Israel as the focus. The uniqueness of this collection is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mass Media, Dialogs (Language), Critical Reading
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Addington, Lynn A.; Yablon, Yaacov B. – American Journal of Education, 2011
Despite increased interest in studying school violence, much less attention has been given to examining students' fear of experiencing this violence. A better understanding is important, because fear of victimization can generate negative academic consequences for the individual student and larger school environment. To explore students' fear, our…
Descriptors: Jews, Violence, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
Hay, William Anthony – Foreign Policy Research Institute, 2003
On May 3-4, 2003, the Foreign Policy Research Institute held its tenth History Institute for Teachers. Forty-two teachers from fourteen states participated in a weekend of lectures and seminars, featuring seven outstanding scholars. Although Muslims define themselves and the Christian West in terms of religion, Western countries view relations…
Descriptors: Islam, Muslims, Arabs, Conflict
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Cohen, Yinon – International Migration Review, 1989
Compares Israeli-born Americans, including Arabs, to both United States and Israeli populations with respect to demographic and socioeconomic characteristics. While Israeli immigrants in the United States experienced greater economic success and lower unemployment than the Israeli labor force, research reveals occupational and economic…
Descriptors: Arabs, Census Figures, Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies
Kissen, Rita M. – 1990
During the past 40 years, several generations of American children have grown up with the Nation of Israel as a historical reality. Whether Jewish or Gentile, juvenile readers have absorbed a version of the story that recapitulates in modern dress the biblical story of the children of Hagar and Sarah, reinforced by American attitudes toward people…
Descriptors: Arabs, Childrens Literature, Cultural Differences, Cultural Images
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Magen, Zipora – Adolescence, 1983
Presents a cross-cultural study of positive experiences among males and females from Israeli-Arab, Israeli-Jewish, and American samples (N=1094), which revealed that differences between the sexes were in the same direction across the three cultures. The one exception is the life aspiration of Israeli boys, markedly more self-transcending than…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Anglo Americans, Arabs, Aspiration
Sela Kol, Aviva Helena – ProQuest LLC, 2011
My study concerns the teacher knowledge of "mehankhim," teachers in Israeli high schools entrusted to promote students' moral, civic, and social growth. It examines two "mehankhim" from a secular Israeli high school who participated in a long-term professional development program in secular Jewish education, centered by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Moral Development, Judaism
Whitehead, Sandra – 1987
A study examined the influence of national political and economic interests, culture, and history on the portrayal of Arabs in two weekly news magazines. Sample articles from the American weekly "Time" magazine and the British weekly "The Economist" were examined for coverage of the October 1973 Arab-Israeli war and the June…
Descriptors: Arabs, Comparative Analysis, Content Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies
Parker, Franklin – 1988
As the population of ethnic groups rises through immigration in the United States and other developed countries, multicultural education, defined as the study of minorities, provides schoolchildren with the social, cultural, and political background of these groups. To stress the impact of these populations and the need for such studies, brief…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Interrelationships, Curriculum Enrichment, Elementary Secondary Education
Kuehner, Trudy J. – Foreign Policy Research Institute, 2005
Understanding the current conflicts and political changes in the Middle East us important for American educators if American students are to understand the dynamics of the region. To discuss these issues, FPRI held its 12th History Institute for Teachers on October 16-17, 2004. Forty teachers from 15 states attended the weekend program at the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, International Relations, Peace
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Lev-Wiesel, Rachel; Zeevi, Neomi – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2007
This study examined the relationship between mothers and children with Down syndrome as reflected in the mothers' drawings of themselves and their disabled children. A sample of 20 mothers, 10 Bedouin-Arabs and 10 Jews, participated in the study. Of these, 10 mothers of children with Down syndrome served as the study group, and a matched group of…
Descriptors: Mothers, Jews, Down Syndrome, Children
Idinopulos, Thomas A. – USA Today, 1985
Right-wing parties in Israel consider the Arab-populated West Bank and Gaza an integral part of Israel. Moderate Israelis and Jewish-Americans view the occupied territories as Arab Palestinian lands that must be returned to Arab control if there is to be a solution to the Palestinian problem. A reasonable compromise is presented. (RM)
Descriptors: Arabs, Ethics, Jews, Middle Eastern Studies
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Most, Tova – American Annals of the Deaf, 2006
The study examined school functioning of Israeli Arab children with hearing impairment (HI) who were included in regular education classrooms, in comparison to their classmates with normal hearing (NH). Ninety-three children (60 NH and 33 HI), grades 1-6, participated. Teachers evaluated the children using the Arabic version of the Screening…
Descriptors: Semitic Languages, Hearing (Physiology), Arabs, Achievement
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