Israeli parents urge minister to cancel school trips to West Bank

04.01.2012                      09.Tewet. 5772

Petition:

Israeli parents urge minister to cancel school trips to West Bank

Petition signed by 500 parents as of Tuesday night, was started after Education Minister announced school trips would visit archaeological site of Shiloh in the West Bank.

Hundreds of parents have signed a petition over the past two days refusing to allow their children to attend school field trips over the Green Line.
The petition, signed by 500 parents as of Tuesday night, was started after Education Minister Gideon Sa'ar announced recently that school trips would now visit the archaeological site of Shiloh in the northern West Bank. Some months ago, Sa'ar made the controversial decision that school children would be taken to visit the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron….