Europe's identity crisis (U.S. News & World Report)

January 8th, 2005  
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Topic: Europe's identity crisis (U.S. News & World Report)

U.S. News & World Report - BERLIN--Told that she couldn't sit in on religion classes for the Muslim students at Rixdorfer Elementary School, Marion Berning went into the classroom anyway on the pretext of fixing a window. What she found stunned and angered her. The teacher was saying that "women are for the house, for the children. And the girls were sitting like this," she says, placing her hands in her lap, slumping her shoulders in an imitation of a meek posture, and casting her eyes downward. "While all of the boys," she is yelling now, "they were talking and playing. This is fundamentalism. ...]Read more...[/url]