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Karīma Suwaydān picks up a rumor that has recently spread about H2N1 pollution in the water of the Nile, believing that schools and teachers shared in spreading and speeding the rumor. She, also, wonders about the real use of the crisis management committees in the Ministry of Education.
The article discusses the attitude of the West towards the Islamic veil spread among Muslim women living in Western countries. The author argues that Muslim emigrants should not clash with their new societies for the veil which he describes as a piece of cloth, especially as Western societies lost...
The article comments on the issue of wearing the hijab in France and Iran. The author gives examples of Muslim women in France who insist on wearing the hijab, and of Iranian women who believe that the hijab is a sign of oppression.
The author reports that the Open American University (in Cairo), which is an independent academic institution, has a section for Islamic studies. The author wonders what the US has to do with Islam? Does the US want to have preachers that promote what can be called an American Islam? He adds that...
Dr. Pink presented her paper on teaching ethics and values in Egyptian schools at the international conference of the Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR) at Vilnus University, Lithuania, April 9-12, 2003. Egyptian schools strongly promote nationalism and development with an emphasis of...
There is a great respect in Egyptian schoolbooks for Christian religion, although there is only little information on its faith and life. There is excellent information on the early history of the Copts in Egypt, but almost no information about the Christian minority after the conquest of Egypt....
An overview of a book, “Crossroads,’ written by the Minister of Education. The book comments on the reality of the Arab world and the Egyptian society.
The Dutch Minister of Education banned veiled girls from entering Dutch schools. She said that parents of veiled girls who oppose her decision may enroll their girls in Turkish or Moroccan schools where girls are allowed to put on veils.
The author comments on the main points which the US study “The Psychological Aspects of Islamic Terrorism” concludes should be changed in the Egyptian curricula. He refutes the claims of the study concerning education in Egypt promoting terrorism. He thinks that the study is very biased and...
It is true that there is a general attitude of respect to the Christian faith, but this respect refers only to the Islamic perception of how Christianity should be, not the way it is. The fact that a new chapter about the Coptic era has recently been introduced in the Social Studies and History...

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