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PA TV Antisemitic teaching: “Jews are a people of lies"
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PA TV Antisemitic teachings to Palestinians: 
"Jews are a people of lies...  
aversion to the truth flow[s] in their blood"

 
PA claim to the international community:
"President Abbas - out of the deep respect he has for all religions, including Judaism - emphasizes that he did not intend to harm Judaism or its believers in general"
 

 
Itamar Marcus
 
When PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas was caught 10 days ago recycling the infamous libel accusing Israelis of poisoning Palestinian water, his office was forced to issue a retraction, and declared that: "President Abbas - out of the deep respect he has for all religions, including Judaism - emphasizes that he did not intend to harm Judaism or its believers in general." [Official PA daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, June 25, 2016]
 
This denial of Palestinian Authority Antisemitism, which Palestinian Media Watch has documented repeatedly, is another example of PA doublespeak. Just a week before, official PA TV teacher of Islam, Imad Hamato, was instilling hatred of Jews in Palestinian viewers, explaining that from early Islamic stories we learn that "Jews are a people of lies."

Hamato, who hosts a weekly TV program and is also Professor of Quranic Studies at the University of Palestine in Gaza, told a story about Jews from the time of Muhammad who admired and praised a fellow Jew as their leader, until they heard he converted to Islam, then they denied him. Hamato presented the Jews' change of opinion as proof that Jews are liars, and that "lies, distortion of the truth, and aversion to the truth flow in their blood."

Later in the same lesson he taught that before Muhammad's time Jews intentionally caused wars between the tribes of Mecca. He added, "this is always the practice of the Jews. They create wars":
 
 
 
Imad Hamato, Professor of Quranic Studies, University of Palestine, Gaza: “Abdullah ibn Salam, a Jewish rabbi, went to Prophet [Muhammad]... and converted to Islam... [Abdullah] hid behind a curtain, and [Muhammad] asked [the Jews]: 'What do you say about Abdullah ibn Salam?' They said: 'He is the most important and son of the most important among us. He is our leader, son of our leader.' [Muhammad] said: 'And if you heard that he had converted to Islam?' They said: 'God forbid that he would convert to Islam.' Abdullah ibn Salam came out to them and said: 'O Jews… I testify that there is no God other than Allah and Muhammad is Allah’s messenger' (i.e., Islam’s declaration of faith). Within seconds, they [the Jews] started to say: 'He is the most foolish among us, a son of the most foolish among us, the greatest liar among us, and the son of a liar.' Seconds ago he was 'the most important and son of the most important among us. Our leader - son of our leader.' The Jews are a people of lies.
Lies, distortion of the truth, and aversion to the truth flow in their blood… The Jews learned by heart the poems that fed the wars [between the Arab tribes in Medina before Islam]. Some [Jews] supported the Aws tribe and some the Khazraj tribe. This is always the practice of the Jews. They create wars.”
[Official PA TV program Allah's Messenger Muhammad, June 15, 2016] 

PA TV teacher Hamato has repeatedly taught Antisemitism as part of his Islamic teachings. Palestinian Media Watch has documented him teaching that Jews are behind all that is wrong in the world and that Jews control "the money, the press and the resources." He has also stated that Israel gave the world "moral corruption and degeneration of values," and helps CIA distribute drugs to the Arab world "to destroy... our children's values."