The Jewish Federation of Nashville and a group of outraged parents are calling for a school district to pull a high school textbook they believe promotes bias against Israel.
The book, The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography, is used in Advanced Placement classes in Williamson County, south of Nashville.
A section titled, “Terrorism by Individuals and Organizations,” asks students to ponder the following question:
“If a Palestinian suicide bomber kills several dozen Israeli teenagers in a Jerusalem restaurant, is that an act of terrorism or wartime retaliation against Israeli government policies and army actions?”
“That is blatantly anti-Semitic,” said...