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PA: Israeli actions against PA curriculum and education in East Jerusalem are “a blatant violation of human rights”
"During its weekly meeting that was held yesterday [May 22, 2018] in the government headquarters in Ramallah, led by [PA] Prime Minister Dr. Rami Hamdallah… the government discussed the national plan to support education in Jerusalem, whose goal is to deal with all of the policies and steps of the..."
May 23, 2018
PA Education Minister denies Israeli charges of incitement in PA schoolbooks; claims Israeli schoolbooks “call for violence and murder”
Headline: “Saidam briefs a Finnish minister about the status of the education…” “[PA] Minister of Education and Higher Education, [Fatah Central Committee Deputy Secretary, and Fatah Revolutionary Council Deputy Secretary] Sabri Saidam briefed F innish Minister for [Foreign] Trade and Development...”
May 8, 2018
Abbas’ Fatah holds summer camp for children named after terrorist responsible for the murder of 125 Israelis
Headline: “The Fatah Jenin branch opens the High School Shabiba coexistence camp” “The Fatah Movement’s Jenin branch, in cooperation with [Fatah’s] Jenin region leadership, held the third coexistence camp under the title Martyr Abu Jihad Camp (i.e., terrorist, responsible for murder of 125), and...”
Apr 7, 2018
PA Education Minister: Israel’s accusation of incitement in the PA schoolbooks is an “outright lie;” PA and UK continue cooperation in education
Headline: “Saidam to the British consul-general: Israel’s accusing the Palestinian curricula of incitement is an outright lie” “[PA] Minister of Education and Higher Education Sabri Saidam said that the Palestinian curricula are open for everyone to check, and that Israel’s accusing them of...”
Apr 4, 2018
PA Education Ministry: Israel is “distorting” the PA curriculum, as part of “racist plans” to “occupy the collective consciousness and harm the Palestinian historical narrative”
“The [PA] Ministry of Education and Higher Education condemned the occupation municipality in Jerusalem for distorting the Palestinian [PA] curriculum, and said that this act is a despicable crime of forgery. It emphasized that the religious ruling issued by the Palestinian Dar Al-Ifta (lit. house...”
Feb 28, 2018
Sisters of Dalal group is part of Fatah student movement at An-Najah University
"The Sisters of Dalal Mughrabi – the [Fatah] Shabiba Student Movement bless sister Raghad Rawajbeh, after she left the hospital in good health… #Shabiba_Student_Movement #Sisters_of_Dalal_Mughrabi #Al-Shahada_Bloc” Dalal Mughrabi led the most lethal terror attack in Israel’s history, known as the...”"
Feb 26, 2018
PA Education Minister: Israel is carrying out “brutal incitement campaign” against the PA curriculum; puts pressure [led by PMW] on donors regarding changing names of schools named after terrorists
Headline: "The [PA] Ministry of Education and the Accountability for Violence Against Children Association completed [the project] For a Secure Palestinian Childhood" "[PA Minister of Education and Higher Education and Fatah Central Committee Deputy Secretary Sabri] Saidam emphasized the..."
Feb 20, 2018
PA Deputy Education Minister: Israel is attacking the Palestinian curriculum, by claiming that it educates kids to hate
Official PA TV program Palestine This Morning, on Israeli opposition to the PA school curriculum, hosting PA Deputy Minister of Education Dr. Basri Saleh PA Deputy Minister of Education Dr. Basri Saleh: “We have witnessed attacks since the first day the national curriculum began with us in 2000...”
Feb 11, 2018
PA Ministry of Education establishes task force dedicated to “defending the national schoolbooks from the incitement and slander campaigns that the occupation is waging”
Headline: “The [PA] Ministry of Education has established a crisis team to repel the occupation’s attack against the schoolbooks” “The [PA] Ministry of Education and Higher Education has announced the establishment of a crisis management team that includes the Ministry of Education, the [PLO]...”
Feb 9, 2018
PA Education Minister: UK supports PA education, Israel is “Israelizing and Judaizing the education” in Jerusalem
Headline: “Saidam: Britain has again supported education in Palestine” “[PA] Minister of Education and Higher Education Sabri Saidam said that Britain has again committed to supporting education in Palestine through several plans and projects whose goal is to advance this essential sector. This was...”
Jan 24, 2018
Sisters of Dalal group is part of Fatah student movement
“The Zionist [Israeli] Prisoner Service carried out an interrogation of the father of sister Jinan Al-Khatib, the coordinator of the Sisters of Dalal in the [Fatah] Shabiba Student Movement, which caused him to lose the ability to walk.” Dalal Mughrabi led the most lethal terror attack in Israel’s...
Jan 17, 2018
PA government rejects US review of Palestinian schoolbooks, purpose of curriculum is to “strengthen the content of national and historical identity,” not promote terror
“During its weekly meeting that was held yesterday [Jan. 16, 2018] in Ramallah, led by [PA] Prime Minister Dr. Rami Hamdallah, …the [PA] government expressed its rejection of American Comptroller General [Gene] Louis Dodaro’s statements and the intention of his country to ask the occupation -...”
Jan 17, 2018
PLO official: Criticism of Palestinian education system and schoolbooks is Israeli attempt “to erase the national identity and Israelize it through their fabricated narrative”
Headline: “Al-Sudani: We oppose any interference in the Palestinian schoolbooks” “Palestinian [PLO] National Committee for Education, Culture, and Science Secretary-General Murad Al-Sudani emphasized that the occupation authorities’ ongoing violations against the Palestinian education system and...”
Jan 12, 2018
PLO slams US call to investigate UNRWA schoolbooks for incitement
Headline: “The [PLO] national committee emphasized its opposition to the American interference in the identity of the Palestinian schoolbooks” “The Palestinian [PLO] National Committee for Education, Culture, and Science warned against the danger inherent in the American support for the...”
Jan 11, 2018
PA Government Spokesman: “The Palestinian curricula are national curricula appropriate for the Palestinian national spirit, and free of hate”
Official PA TV host: “Let us turn to the issue of UNRWA (UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) and the US, and its extortion by freezing the money. But what is more serious is the interference in the [Palestinian] curricula (see note below –Ed.). What is your response...”
Jan 9, 2018
Parent committee, with PA involvement, launches campaign to “cleanse” Israeli curriculum from Arab schools in Jerusalem to prevent “Judaization”
“The Parent Committee of [Palestinian] Students in the Jerusalem Schools held a press conference yesterday [Dec. 28, 2017] under the slogan The Judaization of the Palestinian Curriculum in Jerusalem. Director of the Palestinian Education Directorate (i.e., under the PA Ministry of Education) in...”
Dec 29, 2017
PA Ministry of Education Spokesman supports Palestinian students participating in “popular activities” against US Jerusalem recognition, calls to include PA curriculum in Jerusalem schools
PA Ministry of Education Spokesman Sadeq Al-Khadour: “Let me say through [official] PA TV: Regarding the issue of regular attendance at school, the public activities complement [school activity] and do not contradict [it]. The support for Jerusalem is likely to be through confrontations at the...”
Dec 12, 2017
PA news agency: UNRWA's attempts to change PA curriculum “harm the Palestinian identity and history”
Headline: “UNRWA’s enrichment materials: Changing the facts and tear away the students from their reality” “Around a week ago, UNRWA (UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) began to train several teachers working in its schools in the enrichment materials and activities...”
Nov 9, 2017
PA Ministry of Education strongly opposes any attempt by UNRWA to change the PA curriculum and schoolbooks
Headline: “The [PA] Ministry of Education reiterates its complete opposition to any step that harms the Palestinian curricula” “The [PA] Ministry of Education and Higher Education reiterated its complete opposition to any step or attempt that UNRWA (UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees...”
Nov 8, 2017
PA Education Minister denies incitement in Palestinian schoolbooks, says Palestinians won’t “accept conditions that deviate from the identity of the Palestinian struggle” from donors
Official PA TV program Palestine This Morning, on the UNESCO (UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) decision to support education in “Palestine” following Israel’s activities in the field of education in Jerusalem in the last two years, hosting PA Minister of Education Sabri Saidam...
Nov 5, 2017
School named after Dalal Mugrabi debates changing name following erupt of controversy
Text and images posted on the Facebook page of the Dalal Mugrabi Beit Awwa Elementary School. The pictures show the meeting that was convened at the Dalal Mugrabi Beit Awwa Elementary School, named after terrorist Dalal Mughrabi who led the murder of 37, 12 of them children. Posted text: "The..."
Oct 6, 2017
School named after Dalal Mughrabi posts poem glorifying Dalal
Text and image posted on the Facebook page of the Dalal Mughrabi Beit Awwa Elementary School Posted text: "Following the expropriation of the right and will of the Palestinian people to name its institutions, and following the decision to change the name of the Dalal Mughrabi School to another..."
Oct 4, 2017
School named after Dalal Mugrabi writes Facebook post that glorifies Dalal
Text posted on the Facebook page of the Dalal Mughrabi Beit Awwa Elementary School Posted text: "Good morning from the Dalal Mughrabi School, from the name that glitters full of love to all of the children of Palestine, to its elderly, to its young, and to all the Martyrs (Shahids) of the homeland..."
Oct 4, 2017
PA school named Dalal Mughrabi funded by Belgium
A school named after Dalal Mughrabi, a terrorist who led the murder of 37 civilians, was built using money from the Belgium government. Initially it was named "The Beit Awaa School," and subsequently was renamed the "Dalal Mughrabi Elementary School." The plaque citing Belgium’s funding on the wall...
Sep 18, 2017