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Op-ed in PA daily criticizes terror attack at Temple Mount as not serving Palestinian interests, but claims Israel has plan to “Judaize” the Al-Aqsa Mosque and Jerusalem
Excerpt of op-ed by Bassem Barhoum, regular columnist for the official PA daily "Nobody disputes the fact that the Israeli occupation is the main problem, and that it is the root of the violence and terror. Why is this occupation, its soldiers, its police, and its intelligence at the Al-Aqsa Mosque..."
Jul 15, 2017
Fatah responds to accusations of inciting violence: The “true incitement” is by Israel, which carries out “invasions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque” and attempts to “Judaize” the Cave of Patriarchs in Hebron
Headline: "Al-Qawasmi: The occupation, settlement, and invasions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque" "The Fatah Movement rejected the Israeli accusations against the Palestinian leadership, the movement, and the Palestinians in general, according to which they are inciting to violence. The movement emphasized..."
Jul 10, 2017
PA Religious Affairs Ministry: “UNESCO resolution confirms the failure of the Israeli attempts... to falsify the history of [Jerusalem], to Judaize it, to change its Arab and Islamic characteristics”
Headline: “The [PA] Ministry of Religious Affairs praised the UNESCO resolution condemning the Israeli violations in Jerusalem” “The [PA] Ministry of Religious Affairs praised the UNESCO (UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) resolution considering Jerusalem as under Israeli...”
Jul 5, 2017
PA Ministry of Foreign Affairs accuses Israel of “Judaization” of Jerusalem; calls on UN to intervene
Headline: "The [PA] Ministry of Foreign Affairs: The operations to Judaize the Al-Buraq plaza and tunnel necessitate that the UN organizations implement their decisions and defend them" "The [PA] Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the occupation's Judaization plan to build a new level under the..."
Jul 2, 2017
PLO member party vows to “escalate intifada, increase the resistance” against Israel, claims Israel is “Judaizing Jerusalem”
Headline: "The Palestinian Liberation Front emphasized that means must be provided for the continuation of the struggle" "The Palestinian Liberation Front (i.e., a member of the PLO) called to strengthen the national unity, escalate the intifada, and increase the resistance against the..."
Jun 13, 2017
PA minister repeats libel to foreign diplomat that denies Jewish history and claims Israel “Judaizes Jerusalem”
“[PA] Minister of Jerusalem Affairs and District Governor of Jerusalem Adnan Al-Husseini… received Representative of Portugal to the State of Palestine Pedro Sousa Abreu upon the completion of his role in the State of Palestine. Al-Husseini expressed hope that the Portuguese friend will be a...”
Jun 8, 2017
PA Islamic-Christian Council slams Israeli minister’s dress, says it’s a further attempt to ‘Judaize’ Jerusalem
Headline: “The Islamic-Christian Council warns: Judaization drawings on an Israeli minister’s dress” “The [PA] Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places today, Thursday [May 18, 2017], said that the fact that Israeli Minister of Culture and Sport Miri Regev wore a dress on which...”
May 18, 2017
PA Minister of Religious Affairs claims Cave of the Patriarchs is "only ours, Palestinians' and Muslims', and the Jews have no right to it"
Headline: “Thousands marked the Anniversary of the Night Journey and Ascent to Heaven at the Ibrahimi Mosque” “The plazas and passageways of the Ibrahimi Mosque (i.e., the Cave of the Patriarchs) were filled yesterday [April 24, 2017] with thousands of civilians and visitors from various districts...”
Apr 25, 2017
PA Islamic-Christian Council warns against "Judaization attacks" and "excavation of the tunnels underneath the foundations of the mosque, which places it in danger of collapse"
Headline: “The Islamic-Christian Council blesses our people for the Anniversary of the Night Journey” “The [PA] Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places yesterday [April 23, 2017] blessed the Muslims in general and the Palestinians in particular for the Anniversary of...”
Apr 24, 2017
PA accuses Israel of promoting “invasions of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque in order to... Judaize the holy city [of Jerusalem],” calls on Palestinians, incl. those “in the Palestinian Interior occupied in 1948” to carry out Ribat
“In its weekly meeting held yesterday [April 18, 2017] in the Jenin district… the [PA] government condemned the racist policy of oppression that is being implemented against the worshippers and those carrying out Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic), men and women...”
Apr 19, 2017
Al Aqsa official: "Judaization plan of Jerusalem has reached a most high level, and its central target is the Al-Aqsa Mosque"
Headline: “The occupation has turned Jerusalem into a military base on the pretext of the 'Jewish Passover holiday' celebrations" "Director of Shari'ah Education at the Al-Aqsa Mosque Sheikh Najeh Bakirat said that the Judaization plan of Jerusalem has reached a most high level, and its central...”
Apr 14, 2017
PA official daily: Israel plans to “Judaize the Al-Aqsa Mosque” and “establish Temple on its ruins”
Headline: "The occupation has imposed destruction on the Al-Aqsa Mosque buildings through widespread night invasion operations" "Occupation forces yesterday [April 11, 2017] sowed destruction in the Al-Aqsa Mosque buildings, and left behind extensive devastation after large numbers of occupation..."
Apr 12, 2017
PA Minister of Religious Affairs claims Israel desecrates Al-Aqsa, "Judaizes" Jerusalem, and "attempts to steal our heritage and culture"
Headline: “Ida’is: 99 Israeli violations of freedom of worship” “[PA] Minister of Religious Affairs Sheikh Yusuf Ida’is warned against the dangers of the occupation’s actions at the Al-Aqsa Mosque… The minister of religious affairs explained that those who are called ‘the alleged Temple...”
Apr 4, 2017
PA Islamic-Christian Council warns of Israeli "plot to Judaize the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, in preparation for the dream of the Jews to establish the Temple on its ruins"
Headline: “The [PA] Islamic-Christian Council: Public calls to invade the Al-Aqsa Mosque” “The [PA] Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places today, Monday [April 3, 2017], warned against the attempts of the ‘alleged Temple organizations’ to call on settlers to broadly participate...”
Apr 3, 2017
PA Minister of Education calls on UN to "inspect the incitement in Israeli textbooks"
Headline: “Saidam called on the UN to inspect the incitement in the Israeli textbooks” “[PA] Minister of Education and Higher Education Sabri Saidam called on the UN to inspect the incitement in the Israeli textbooks. This was said during a meeting between Saidam and [UN] Deputy Special Coordinator...”
Mar 29, 2017
Mother of suicide bomber addresses students and administration at Palestine Ahliya University College: "Martyrs" died for "exalted goals"
Headline: “A tribute ceremony for the mothers of the Martyrs and prisoners at Palestine Ahliya University College” “The Progressive Student Action Front (i.e., the student organization of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)) at Palestine Ahliya University College yesterday...”
Mar 29, 2017
Fatah official blasts Israel's "attempts to Judaize the sites that are holy to Islam and Christianity, and prime among them the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the claim of the alleged Temple"
Headline: “Beirut: Al-Ahmad updated religious figures regarding the occupation’s violations against the holy sites” “Fatah Movement Central Committee member and Commissioner for Relations with Lebanon Azzam Al-Ahmad met yesterday [March 25, 2017] with [Grand] Mufti of Lebanon Sheikh Abdel-Latif...”
Mar 26, 2017
PA TV repeats libel that Israel imposes “fictional Jewish character” on Jerusalem through “Judaization” and is trying to rid Jerusalem of Arabs
Official PA TV announcer: “The Judaization of Jerusalem – a concept meaning all of the Israeli occupation’s attempts whose goal is to erase the Arab Islamic identity and change the Arab and Islamic characteristics that represent the true cultural face of the occupied Arab city of Jerusalem, and to...”
Mar 23, 2017
Fatah: Israel is carrying out "summary executions," striving to "Judaize what remains of Jerusalem"
Headline: “Fatah’s Jerusalem branch: The occupation is striving to Judaize what remains of Jerusalem” “The Fatah Movement’s Jerusalem branch said today, Thursday [March 16, 2017], that the occupation government and its executive branches are striving with all of their energy to Judaize what remains...”
Mar 16, 2017
PA religious council falsely claims that Israel is “systematically erasing all that is Arab in Palestine”
Headline: “The Supreme Fatwa Council: Our people will not submit to the Judaization of the education [system] and the ban on the Muezzin’s call” “The [PA] Supreme Fatwa Council… warned against the intention of the occupation authorities to establish a fund for what is called ‘the alleged Temple...”
Mar 16, 2017
PA TV claims all of the Temple Mount “belongs to Muslims,” denies Western Wall was “place of worship” for Jews before Balfour Declaration in 1917
Official PA TV filler The TV Lexicon, on the status quo of the Al-Aqsa Mosque. “The status quo at the Al-Aqsa Mosque” Official PA TV narrator: "The term ‘the status quo at the Al-Aqsa Mosque’ (i.e., the Temple Mount) means the historical status, in other words the natural status as was accepted and..."
Mar 15, 2017
PA Minister of Religious Affairs warns of “dangers” and “Judaization” against Jerusalem, the Al-Aqsa Mosque
Headline: "Ida'is calls on the Arab and Muslim preachers to talk about the topic of Jerusalem in the Friday sermons" "[PA] Minister of Religious Affairs Sheikh Yusuf Ida'is today (Tuesday) [March 14, 2017] called on the mosque preachers in the Arab and Islamic world to talk about the dangers..."
Mar 14, 2017
PA government: Israel is working to "Judaize" Jerusalem and "shake the foundations of the Al-Aqsa Mosque"
"During its weekly meeting, which was held yesterday in Ramallah, led by [PA] Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah… the [PA] government emphasized that the decision of the Israeli magistrate court in occupied Jerusalem - according to which the Al-Aqsa Mosque is a holy site for Jews and they have a right..."
Mar 8, 2017
Abbas advisor: Israel's "satanic power that is directed against our people in Jerusalem is unprecedented in human history"
Official PA TV program Buy Time in Jerusalem, on the Palestinian legal battle for Jerusalem, hosting PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ Advisor on Strategic Affairs Dr. Husam Zomlot PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ Advisor on Strategic Affairs Dr. Husam Zomlot: “If you visit the website of the government of...”
Mar 8, 2017
PA minister: Temple Mount is “completely Islamic,” is under “strongest attack history has known”
Headline: “Ida’is: More than 95 Israeli attacks and violations against the holy sites and places of worship during February” “[PA] Minister of Religious Affairs Sheikh Yusuf Ida’is said that… the UNESCO (UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) resolution [of Oct. 13, 2016] regarding...”
Mar 1, 2017