Jewish leader: More Islam, Judaism education

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18 January 2005 , MUNICH - A top German Jewish official said on Tuesday that schools in Germany should teach more about Islam and Judaism in their religion classes. Salomon Korn, deputy president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, made the call in an interview in the magazine Bunte. "I think it is only correct and important that there should be stronger instruction about the other great monotheistic religions such as Islam and Judaism in the classes on Christian religion and history," Korn said. "K

18 January 2005

MUNICH - A top German Jewish official said on Tuesday that schools in Germany should teach more about Islam and Judaism in their religion classes.

Salomon Korn, deputy president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, made the call in an interview in the magazine Bunte.

"I think it is only correct and important that there should be stronger instruction about the other great monotheistic religions such as Islam and Judaism in the classes on Christian religion and history," Korn said.

"Knowledge and information" were of central importance in today's world, he added in the interview, a text of which was provided Deutsche Presse-Agentur dpa ahead of the magazine's next edition. 

DPA

Subject: German news 

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