Some people deem this as “not a good idea” Do you think so too?
The UAE Embassy in the US announced, on the 9th of January, that they will be adding the history of the holocaust to their National curriculum in primary and secondary schools across the country. That is so they can teach their students what happened to the unjustified treatment of Jews.
As this piece of news went viral, some officials from the UAE expressed concern and denied the validity of this decree.
Meanwhile; The official page of the Embassy tweeted the following “In the wake of the historic (hashtag)AbrahamAccords, (the UAE) will now include the Holocaust in the curriculum for primary and secondary schools,”
Also, Ambassador Deborah E. Lipstadt, the U.S. special envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism, praised the announcement in a tweet stating “Holocaust education is an imperative for humanity and too many countries, for too long, continue to downplay the Shoah for political reasons,” Lipstadt wrote, using a Hebrew word for the Holocaust. “I commend the UAE for this step and expect others to follow suit soon.”