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Biggest children’s book publisher erases Israel from map | The Times of Israel

Biggest children's book publisher erases Israel from map | The Times of Israel

Biggest children’s book publisher erases Israel from map | The Times of Israel.

Arab textbooks are not the only ones erasing Israel from their maps. Scholastic, the world’s largest publisher of children’s books, has also eliminated the Jewish state in a book.

“Thea Stilton and the Blue Scarab Hunt,” part of the popular Geronimo Stilton children’s series translated from Italian and published by Scholastic in 2012, tells the story of a group of investigative journalists involved in a treasure hunt in Egypt.
The story commences with a map of modern Egypt and its neighboring countries. While Sudan, Libya and Saudi Arabia appear clearly on the map, the territory of Israel is completely covered by Jordan, painted red. A line indicating the Israeli border with the Sinai Peninsula does appear in the book.

Adina Golombek, a Jerusalem resident who emigrated to Israel from Canada last year, said she was shocked to discover Israel’s absence while reading the book with her 7-year-old son. Read the rest

 @Biggest children’s book publisher erases Israel from map | The Times of Israel.

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6 responses

  1. Reblogged this on blogsense-by-barb and commented:
    Um … WHERE is ISRAEL???

    November 13, 2013 at 4:48 pm

    • Thanks for the reblog Barb and that is a question that Scholastic really needs to answer! God bless you!

      November 13, 2013 at 6:47 pm

  2. So they erased Israel. They must be Obama supporters. Maybe the Lord will erase Scholastic from the map.

    November 13, 2013 at 5:44 pm

    • He probably will since He has promised the destruction on her enemies and how else can anyone consider this except as a enemy! God bless you Tim!

      November 13, 2013 at 6:45 pm

  3. Posting this on my Facebook Page, Thoughts From The Porch!
    We need to pray for ALL!

    November 13, 2013 at 6:45 pm

    • Amen and thank you! God bless!

      November 13, 2013 at 6:46 pm