Travesty of Palestinian education

The new school year kicked off in the Palestinian Authority last month, and it was business as usual. The authors of this year's textbooks have made sure to keep up their long tradition of...

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...

The Syrian School System: What Syrian Refugees Learn About Jews in Class

There are perhaps few better ways to gauge the probable socio-cultural attitudes of Syrian nationals currently between the ages of young adulthood and late middle-age regarding Jews and Judaism than by examining the content...

‘The Holocaust Is Justified’: What Syrian Refugees Learn in School

There are perhaps few better ways to gauge the probable socio-cultural attitudes of Syrian nationals currently between the ages of young adulthood and late middle-age regarding Jews and Judaism than by examining the content...

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...

Palestinians: We Want Democratic Elections, Too

We really envy the Israelis. Our leaders don't want elections. They want to remain in office forever." — Veteran Palestinian journalist from Ramallah. The truth is that neither Fatah nor Hamas is interested in holding...

Why is it Important to Translate into German the Contents of Palestinian Authority Textbooks...

Germany, a democratic power in Europe with peace-oriented policy worldwide, is a principal donor state to both the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for the 1948 Palestinian...

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...

Palestinian Education Minister Sabri Saidam: Palestinian Authority Will Provide Textbooks To School In Jaffa,...

WILL THE ISRAEL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION ALLOW FOR THE PA TO SUPPLY SCHOOL BOOKS TO ISRAELI SCHOOLS.  The following are excerpts from the WAFA report, as reported by MEMRI https://www.memri.org/reports/pa-providing-textbooks-to-jaffa-school