Palestinian Authority Schoolbooks

Full study of school books now used by UNRWA & the Palestinian Authority

No recognition of the existence of the State of Israel: the map of the countries of the Arab homeland as it appears in a PA textbook published in 2017. Palestine appears on the map...

Comments on the 2021 Georg Eckert Institute’s Report on Palestinian Textbooks

(This piece was first published by IMPACT-SE: https://www.impact-se.org/a-middle-east-scholars-evaluation-of-the-george-eckert-institute-report-on-palestinian-textbooks/) The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research has recently completed a research of 174 textbooks and 16 teachers' guides for grades 1-12 published by the Palestinian...

Textbooks used in UNRWA schools

The Palestinian Authority describes itself as “the State of Palestine” and considers itself a full state under foreign occupation the boundaries of which are not restricted to the 1967 lines. The name “the State...

Israel, Jews and Peace in the New PA Textbooks Used in UNRWA Schools Today...

Introduction This paper is the final update of two former studies. The first one, titled "UNRWA's Problematic Educational Role in the Middle East Conflict", was issued in September 2017. It reviewed UNRWA's role in perpetuating...

Items Taken from the New PA Schoolbooks used in UNRWA schools, August 2017

The Zionist occupation started in 1856 (Social Studies, Grade 9, Part 1, 2017, p. 10) "Since the Zionist movement established in 1856 its first settlement, known as 'Montefioriyyah' , south-west of the Jerusalem...

Open letter to Ron Lauder and Menachem Rosensaft: Do you not know what the...

Menachem Rosensaft , now a counsel to the World Jewish Congress, was one of the Jews who met with Palestine Liberation Organization leader Yassir Arafat in December 1988. After that meeting, the media widely  reported that this...

US holds back on Funds for UNRWA: Opportune time to hold UNRWA accountable

UNRWA has faced a difficult week. On September 9, UNRWA donor nations gathered for a conference in Amman to launch a new school year for half a million students who learn in UNRWA schools located...

Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center publishes comprehensive CFNEPR study on all school...

Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center publishes comprehensive CFNEPR study on all school books that the Palestine Liberation Organization provided for the PA & UNRWA, 2013-2020. https://www.terrorism-info.org.il/app/uploads/2020/06/E_141_20.pdf

What did you learn in school today, dear little UNRWA child?

Research:: Dr. Arnon Groiss "Demystifying the UNRWA approach to curriculum" is the title given by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) created for the "refugees" of the 1948 war in the Middle East...

Mission Impossible? Asking US: Include education in peace process

In two weeks' time, a new US administration will enter office. That new American government is committed to creating a PLO state, under the slogan of a two-state solution. The main question is: how to ask...