Thursday, January 17, 2019

Palestinian Authority Schoolbooks

New PA Textbooks Even Worse

Soon after the Oslo peace agreement between the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Israel was signed 24 years ago, the two sides set up a committee to review Palestinian textbooks, known for their virulently anti-Semitic...

US Refuses to Expose Anti-Israel Incitement in Palestinian Textbooks

The think tank that I run, the Center for Near East Policy Research, has completed a four-year research activity, in which all 364 school books for grades 1-12 that were published by the Palestinian...

Confirmed – US Congressional GAO investigation of PA texts taught in UNRWA schools completed:...

A journalist and constituent of Sen. James Risch (R-IDAHO), the chairman of the US Senate Near East Subcommittee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee asked the GAO (Government Accountability Office) the status of the...

Newest school books out, and they are worse

On December 26, 2017, The Center for Near East Policy Reserach with th the help of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center, issued a comprehensive study...

Israel, Jews and Peace in PA Textbooks Now Used in UNRWA Schools

This paper updates a report titled "UNRWA's Problematic Educational Role in the Middle East Conflict". The said report, issued in September 2017, reviewed UNRWA's role in perpetuating the Middle East conflict, having used for...

Please help break the US gov’t “classification” of the GAO study on PA/UNRWA text...

In 2016, The​ "Center for Near East Policy Research" commissioned translations of all PA texts used in UNRWA schools and presented its findings to the US Senate Near East Subcommittee and to the US...

New UNRWA textbooks for Palestinians demonize Israel and Jews

New schoolbooks used in United Nations Relief and Works Agency schools in Gaza and the West Bank display extreme anti-Israel and anti-Jewish sentiments and no hope for peace in the region, according to a...

Sponsors wanted to examine & present new Palestinian textbooks

This month (July 2018), the Palestinian Authority issues 30 new school books, to teach 11th and 12th grade students in the PA, Hamas, UNRWA and  Jerusalem Arab schools. The Center for Near East Policy Research...

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

Executive Summary The present research covers the attitude to the Jewish-Israeli "other", and to the issue of peace with it, as expressed in the most updated schoolbooks issued by the Palestinian Authority for use in...

The Palestinian textbook problem

On what values does the Palestinian Authority and United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) school system raise and educate generations of students? Dr. Arnon Gross, formerly a senior Arabic language broadcaster at Voice...