Palestinian Authority Schoolbooks

When a US government official calls you a liar, you go on the offense.

Exactly two years ago, a senior official at the US State Department called me a liar, to my face. He informed me that all the work that we had done on the Palestinian Authority...

Thoughts from Norway: Palestinian schools promote war  against Jews

The Norwegian Foreign Minister now has an important issue on her table. It demands great courage, because it involves a change from previous policies. The former Foreign Minister, Børge Brende, last years halted  a...

A25 PAGE EXEC SUMMARY: Jews and the Jewish State in Schoolbooks Used by UNRWA:...

Jews and the Jewish State in Schoolbooks Used by UNRWA: De-legitimization, Demonization and Indoctrination to War By Arnon Groiss (November 2016)  UNRWA's Educational Activity The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) was established following the Arab-Israeli war of 1948 in...

Newest Palestinian Authority Schoolbooks for Grades 11 and 12

Sept. 9, 2018  In the New Year, The Center for Near East Policy Research has  again engaged the expertise of Dr. Arnon Groiss to examine and translate the newest Palestinian Authority Schoolbooks for Grades 11...

Israel, Jews and the Conflict in Palestinian Authority Schoolbooks

Following are representative items taken from textbooks published by the Palestinian Authority (PA) in 2017-2018 for use in grades 1-12 in all schools throughout the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Several pieces were...

ספרי הלימוד של הרשות הפלסטינית: ההתייחסות ליהודים, לישראל ולשלום

אי הכרה בקיומה של מדינת ישראל: מפה מדינית של המולדת הערבית, המופיעה בספרי הלימוד החדשים של הרשות הפלסטינית שיצאו לאור ב-2017 .במפה מופיעים שמות המדינות השונות, כולל פלסטין. למדינת ישראל אין זכר במפה (לימודי חברה, כתה...

Palestinian Authority Teachers’ Guides: Examples of Conflict-Related Indoctrination By Arnon Groiss (January...

Indoctrination in a Nutshell for Grade-2 Students: "Preparation: The Teacher will tell a short story about our homeland, Palestine: 'My grandfather used to live in a beautiful village in Haifa. He was working...

National Security Council (NSC) issues statement on UNRWA. We offer to brief the NSC

The White House National Security Council spokesman issued the following statement about UNRWA "The United States has supported the work of UNRWA and has been among its leading donors, having provided over $359 million in...

Schoolbooks of the Palestinian Authority (PA): The Attitude to the Jews, to Israel and...

Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center at the Israeli Intelligence Heritage and Commemoration Center presents the comprehensive report on Palestinian Authority school books used in UNRWA schools, produced by the Center for Near...

​Indiscretions in the newest UNRWA textbooks​

Having read the UNRWA official response ​to ​their critics, UNRWA declares that they found some 3% of the total pages inconsistent with UN values of neutrality, gender equity and age-appropriateness, but they do not...