06.02.2012 13.Schwat. 5772
Likud's Gideon Sa'ar rebuffs protest letter by 260 teachers who refuse to participate in trips to the West Bank town, saying missive is part of anti-government campaign aided by Haaretz.
Education Minister Gideon Sa'ar rebuffed a teachers' protest concerning planned school trips to Hebron, telling Israel Radio on Monday that the only issue with such excursions is that they haven't been taking place in the last forty years.
Sa'ar comments came after, on Sunday, and for the first time in Israel's history, more than 200 teachers signed a letter declaring that they would refuse to participate in an Education Ministry program to take pupils on "heritage tours" in Hebron….