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16 Sep, 9 tweets, 7 min read
@HashtagGriswold Excerpt from @EWErickson blog post: “Growing up, our history and geography textbooks all had pages missing or redacted. Anything that referenced Israel got taken out by censors. Maps of the Eastern Mediterranean had Israel either relabeled as Palestine or simply scribbled 1/?
@HashtagGriswold @EWErickson out with black sharpie.

In ninth grade, my class went to Greece. At the base of the Acropolis is the Athens Agora. I remember a bunch of flags and our teacher pointing one out that was white with blue stripes and a blue star. None of knew it was the Israeli flag. 2/?
@HashtagGriswold @EWErickson That flag had either been cut out or redacted from our textbooks. The World Book Encyclopedia and Encyclopedia Brittanica had pages misses and redacted in the library. Phone calls could not connect from Israel to the UAE. It was as if they were no phone lines between the two. 3/4
@HashtagGriswold @EWErickson We could not travel to Israel and I have still never been to Israel. Going to Israel would have meant we could not enter the UAE with an Israeli passport stamp in our passports.” 4/4
@HashtagGriswold @EWErickson You guys in the #MSM are disgusting for ur lack of integrity and intellectual honesty bearing no capacity to give credit where credit is due. Ur partisanship is so obvious it’s drool is torrentially pouting out of that gaping hole in front of ur faces, am excuse for a mouth.
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