Schoolbooks as a Factor in Peace Education: The Problematic Case of the Palestinian Authority

Schoolbooks in general are the most reliable indicator of the ideals a society would wish to instill in the minds of the younger generation. In an ongoing conflict, schoolbooks form one of many factors...

U.S. funds used for Palestinian textbooks that preach hate

http://washingtonjewishweek.com/main.asp?Section ID=4&SubSectionID=4&ArticleID=16583 Palestinian children are being taught that Israelis are pigs and snakes. So said Arnon Groiss, senior journalist for the Israel Broadcasting Authority's Arabic Radio, during a congressional briefing last week. The schools these young refugees attend...

Australian Handout An Aid To extremism

ON 29 May 2012, then-minister for foreign affairs Bob Carr signed an agreement with then-UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) head Filippo Grandi, to provide $90 million for Palestinian refugees for...

​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...

Telling Interview from April 2000 Concerning UNRWA Education

Date:April 4th, 2000. Location: Netherlands rep. office at Al Birrha, Ramallah Present were Mr Ziad Sharia, Netherlands Development Corporation and liason to UNRWA Education Committee Mr David Bedein, Israel Resource News Agency Dr Daphne Burdman, Psychiatric Research Associate According to Mr...

Clear one paragraph policy analysis: Reduction of funds to PA means​ that Arab states...

​At a time when Israel, the US & Australia reduce funds from the PA because of their "pay to slay" policy, funds cut from the PA are replaced by Saudi Arabia, Qatar & other...

‘No education toward 2 states in Palestinian textbooks,’ report finds

Israel is routinely left off maps, Israeli cities are said to be in Palestine, martyrdom is celebrated, and there is not a single mention of the Holocaust in more than 70 official 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...

Will Bush Fund ‘Education For War’ Curriculum?

This week, President Bush, meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, announced that the U.S. government will renew funding for "humanitarian needs" of the Palestinian Authority, on the assumption, as Bush emphasized, that this...

Quotes from Palestinian Authority Textbooks (Hebrew)

Quotes from Palestinian Authority Textbooks (Hebrew)