Textbooks in Israel are published in Israel by the Ministry of Education of Israel and other educational institutions.
The Ministry of Education of Israel defines the curriculum of schools in Israel and is in charge of the recruitment and training of teachers. Until recently, the Ministry of Education issued an approved list of schoolbooks, but this practice has been stopped on the grounds that Israel is a modern country and does not engage in censorship. The Ministry may disqualify textbooks containing prejudices and stereotypes in response to complaints from the public, a method described as "far more effective than censorship exerted by a civil servant".
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