Taiwan teachers to learn more about Holocaust

The China Post
Date: April 29, 2017
By: Joseph Yeh

Israel’s de facto embassy in Taiwan is planning to send local educators to the

Israel’s top envoy to Taiwan, Asher Yarden, center, poses for photographs during a press event to introduce a Chinese-language cookbook on Israeli dishes in Taipei on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of the Israel Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei )

country to learn more history behind the Holocaust after a high school parade by swastika-clad students snowballed into an international incident.

A group of local high school students had been found dressing in Nazi uniforms and brandishing banners decorated with swastikas in a school-sanctioned parade.

Asher Yarden, Israel’s top envoy to Taiwan, told local media that his office was working closely with the Ministry of Education on a soon-to-be-launched program to send selected educators to his country to gain a deeper understanding of the Holocaust and Nazi Germany to pass the knowledge on to their students.    [FULL  STORY]

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