Bookshops for Arabic readers are a rare sight in Israel. Does this stem from a tradition of transferring knowledge orally or is it the result of social, economic and political oppression?
Haifa Sabbagh, director of education programs at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, who is responsible for initiatives to promote early childhood reading, says the problem begins at home.
For the article (in Hebrew): http://www.haaretz.co.il/literature/book-week/1.4141644
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