By Jeffrey F. Barken/JNS.org
Caption: Pictured in Libzig, Germany, are members of the Israeli team that partnered with Germany to assess
how each country portrays the other’s history in school textbooks, for ages
12-18, and to make recommendations to improve future textbooks. Third from right, in back, is Dirk
Sawdowski, chairman of the German-Israeli Textbook Commission, and second from left, in back, is Dr.
Arie Kizel, the chairman coordinating the Israeli team. Credit: Courtesy Dr. Arie Kizel.