Full disclosure: I run an agency which engages experts to provide research for more than 20 years on the schools, and texts of the new education system run by the Palestinian Authority since the year 2000, which operates under the aegis of the Palestine Liberation Organization.

PA textbooks are used as the exclusive source for curriculum in UNRWA in Judea, Samaria, Jerusalem and even in Gaza.

This is our comprehensive work which has been published by the Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center, a private think tank engaged by Israel intelligence.

The UNRWA war curriculum – Israel Behind the News

The message of PA/PLO education: demonization and destruction of Israel, albeit in stages.

It is hard to say if this education reflects Palestinian Arab society. After all, the PLO was imposed on their people. The rise of the PLO to power 27 years ago was facilitated by the Israel Defense Forces, which imported the PLO from Tunis, with the notion that the PLO would rule Palestinian Arab society, and free Israel from that burden.

The movers and shakers of Israeli intelligence continue to assert that Israel must deal with the PLO, no matter what.

Israel intelligence protects the PLO and its administrative arm, the PA.

Israel intelligence protects UNRWA.

Israel intelligence has not changed its position.

There is a psychological matter at hand.

The Israel Prime Minister who accompanied the PLO rise to power was Yitzhak Rabin, assassinated two years after the deal.

Ever since, criticism of Rabin policies is considered taboo, especially in Israel intelligence.

Is that why Israel intelligence ignores the reality of a school system that indoctrinates the next generation to war?

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David Bedein
David Bedein is an MSW community organizer and an investigative journalist.   In 1987, Bedein established the Israel Resource News Agency at Beit Agron to accompany foreign journalists in their coverage of Israel, to balance the media lobbies established by the PLO and their allies.   Mr. Bedein has reported for news outlets such as CNN Radio, Makor Rishon, Philadelphia Inquirer, Los Angeles Times, BBC and The Jerusalem Post, For four years, Mr. Bedein acted as the Middle East correspondent for The Philadelphia Bulletin, writing 1,062 articles until the newspaper ceased operation in 2010. Bedein has covered breaking Middle East negotiations in Oslo, Ottawa, Shepherdstown, The Wye Plantation, Annapolis, Geneva, Nicosia, Washington, D.C., London, Bonn, and Vienna. Bedein has overseen investigative studies of the Palestinian Authority, the Expulsion Process from Gush Katif and Samaria, The Peres Center for Peace, Peace Now, The International Center for Economic Cooperation of Yossi Beilin, the ISM, Adalah, and the New Israel Fund.   Since 2005, Bedein has also served as Director of the Center for Near East Policy Research.   A focus of the center's investigations is The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). In that context, Bedein authored Roadblock to Peace: How the UN Perpetuates the Arab-Israeli Conflict - UNRWA Policies Reconsidered, which caps Bedein's 28 years of investigations of UNRWA. The Center for Near East Policy Research has been instrumental in reaching elected officials, decision makers and journalists, commissioning studies, reports, news stories and films. In 2009, the center began decided to produce short movies, in addition to monographs, to film every aspect of UNRWA education in a clear and cogent fashion.   The center has so far produced seven short documentary pieces n UNRWA which have received international acclaim and recognition, showing how which UNRWA promotes anti-Semitism and incitement to violence in their education'   In sum, Bedein has pioneered The UNRWA Reform Initiative, a strategy which calls for donor nations to insist on reasonable reforms of UNRWA. Bedein and his team of experts provide timely briefings to members to legislative bodies world wide, bringing the results of his investigations to donor nations, while demanding reforms based on transparency, refugee resettlement and the demand that terrorists be removed from the UNRWA schools and UNRWA payroll.   Bedein's work can be found at: www.IsraelBehindTheNews.com and www.cfnepr.com. A new site,unrwa-monitor.com, will be launched very soon.