“To Forget Murder Victims is to Kill Them Twice”: The Prospect of Teaching "The Holocaust" in Jordan

Majid Salem Mgamis

Abstract


This paper examines the possibility of teaching the holocaust in Jordanian universities. In this regard, it highlights the socio-religious challenges that may impede such a project and suggests some methods to overcome them. It discusses the material to be taught and the background that should be furnished for students before presenting the topic. The paper draws on academic as well as political sources to enrich the project it proposes. 


Keywords


Holocaust , Pedagogy , Teaching literature , The Other, Jewish Literature

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7575/aiac.alls.v.8n.5p.51

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