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Palestinian teacher: Israel and the occupation ‘fuel hatred,’ not Palestinian education
Note: This AFP article was published by Al-Quds in the unedited original. Palestinians never use the term “attack” about terror attacks but refer to them as “operations.” Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - At Amin al-Husseini secondary school in the occupied West Bank, with an Israeli...
Mar 29, 2017
PA Ministry of Education rejects UNRWA recommendations for changes in school books
Headline: “In documents: Accusations against UNRWA for targeting the national aspect of the textbooks” “Ever since the characteristics became clear of the new [textbook] edition that UNRWA (UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) has distributed to its teachers, which...”
Mar 26, 2017
Sec-Gen of Palestinian Teachers’ Union: We will distribute textbooks for free, won’t agree to Israeli curriculum
Headline: "Education conference in Amman titled A Cry From Jerusalem" "A conference was held yesterday [March 22, 2017] in Amman, the Jordanian capital, which brought together the [PA] General Union of Palestinian Teachers and the Jordan Teachers Association under the title A Cry From..."
Mar 23, 2017
PA Education Minister denies Palestinian incitement in schoolbooks: Israeli schools guilty of incitement, PA education preaches “love, tolerance and freedom”
Headline: "Saidam: The occupation is the main inciter against the Palestinian people" "[PA] Minister of Education and Higher Education Sabri Saidam emphasized that the occupation is the main inciter against the Palestinian people. He expressed his absolute opposition to all of the types of..."
Mar 20, 2017
PA schoolbook for Arab Israeli students features map of "Palestine" erasing Israel
Images and text posted on the Facebook page of the PA Ministry of Education Posted text: “From the heart of Nazareth, a delegation from the [PA] Ministry of Education and Higher Education and the institutions of higher education on the first guidance day for students of the Interior (i.e.,...”
Mar 16, 2017
PA Ministry of Education denies incitement in Palestinian schools, report saying so is “slander”
Headline: “The [PA] Ministry of Education condemned the British newspaper’s attack against the schools and accusing them of incitement” “The [PA] Ministry of Education and Higher Education condemned the attempt by the British newspaper Daily Mail (which based itself on a report on PA education by...”
Mar 14, 2017
PA Jerusalem Affairs Minister: Israel “interfering” with Palestinian schools, “impose Israeli curriculum”
Headline: “Al-Husseini: The strike in the schools in Jerusalem today is a warning to the occupation, and its goal is to prevent it from interfering in the Palestinian curriculum” “[PA] Minister of Jerusalem Affairs and Jerusalem District Governor Adnan Al-Husseini… said today (Tuesday) [March 14,...”
Mar 14, 2017
PLO holds "Brothers of Dalal Camp" for university students, named after terrorist who led murder of 37
Text and image posted on the Facebook page of the PLO Supreme Council for Sport and Youth Affairs The image shows a picture of Dalal Mughrabi - a terrorist who led the murder of 37 Israeli civilians, 12 of them children - in the center, with a Palestinian flag behind it. Below her picture, children...
Mar 6, 2017
PA district governor praises PLO youth council for holding camp named after Dalal Mughrabi
Posted text: “District Governor of Ramallah and El-Bireh Dr. Laila Ghannam welcomed a delegation at her office two days ago [Feb. 25, 2017] from the Center [West Bank] Council [of the PLO Supreme Council for Youth and Sports], which included Director-General of the Center [West Bank] Council...”
Feb 28, 2017
PLO Supreme Council for Youth and Sports names youth camp after terrorist who led murder of 37
Organizers of the camp pose beside photo of terrorist Dalal Mughrabi Image and text posted on the Facebook page of the PLO Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Posted text: “A delegation from the Center [West Bank] Council [of the PLO Supreme Council[ for Youth and Sports met with Rashida Mughrabi...”
Feb 19, 2017
PA Minister of Education: PA is smuggling PA curriculum into E. Jerusalem schools
PA Minister of Education Sabri Saidam is asked how the PA Ministry of Education can increase the percentage of Arab students in Jerusalem that it is responsible for from the current figure of 14%, and about the PA repairing and purchasing school buildings in Jerusalem –Ed. PA Minister of Education...
Feb 4, 2017
Boys' elementary school in Al-Yamoun named after planner of Munich Olympics massacre
Image posted as profile picture of the Facebook page of the Martyr Salah Khalaf Elementary School for Boys in Al-Yamoun Text in image: “State of Palestine Ministry of Education Jenin Education Directorate Martyr Salah Khalaf Elementary [School for Boys]” Salah Khalaf (Abu Iyad) - One of the...
Dec 20, 2016
Boys' high school in Jenin named after mastermind of Munich Olympics massacre
Picture posted on the Facebook page of the Martyr Abu Jihad High School for Boys. The picture shows the Martyr Abu Jihad High School in Jenin, the West Bank. Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir) was a founder of Fatah and deputy to Yasser Arafat. He headed the PLO terror organization's military wing and...
Oct 25, 2016
Junior high school in Gaza named after Abu Iyad, Munich Olympics massacre planner
Picture posted on the website of Fatah’s Prisoners’ and Released Prisoners’ Commission in the Gaza Strip. The picture shows girls at the Salah Khalaf Junior High School in Gaza. Abu Iyad (Salah Khalaf) - Founder of Fatah and head of the terrorist organization Black September. Attacks he planned...
Oct 20, 2016
Elementary school for girls in Gaza named after Abu Iyad, planner of Munich Olympics massacre
Picture posted on the Facebook page of the Salah Khalaf Elementary School for Girls The picture shows a girl speaking at the Salah Khalaf Elementary School for Girls in Gaza. Abu Iyad (Salah Khalaf) - Founder of Fatah and head of the terrorist organization Black September. Attacks he planned...
Oct 19, 2016
PA official defends naming school after mastermind of Munich Olympics massacre
Headline: "Tulkarem District Governor: The occupation is deluded if it thinks that we will forget the Martyrs" "Tulkarem District Governor Issam Abu Bakr responded to what Israeli Prime Minister's [Office] Spokesman Ofir Gendelman published on his Twitter account (see note below -Ed.) regarding his..."
Sep 24, 2016
Map of "Palestine" replacing Israel in new schoolbooks mislabels cities
Headline: “Illogical errors in the new curriculum” “A number of teachers in the elementary schools in the Gaza Strip have complained about what they described as ‘illogical’ errors in the new curriculum that the [PA] Ministry of Education approved for the first through fourth grade this year… A...”
Sep 10, 2016
PA schoolbooks present maps of "Palestine" replacing Israel
Official PA TV program Topic of the Day, on staffing PA Ministry of Education positions, hosting Director of the Administration of Clerks Muhannad Abu Shama Visual: An outline of the PA map of “Palestine" that presents all of Israel as "Palestine" together with the PA areas from a Palestinian...”"
Sep 3, 2016
Summer camp named after 16-year-old terrorist stabber
Text on banner: “Under the auspices of the [PLO] Supreme Council for Sport and Youth Affairs, Al-Dawha Sport Club, and Al-Dawha branch of Fatah are holding the Mamoun Al-Khatib Summer Camp for children for 2016 between Aug. 13-22, 2016” [Facebook page of the Al-Dawha branch of Fatah, accessed Sept...
Aug 17, 2016
Summer camp named after Baha Alyan, murderer of three
Headline: “The Beit Anan Club launched the first Free People of Palestine Camp, Martyr Baha Alyan Pioneers” “Today [Aug. 14, 2016], the Beit Anan Club , under the supervision of the Supreme Council for Sport and Youth Affairs (i.e., which is headed by Fatah Deputy Secretary Jibril Rajoub) and in...”
Aug 16, 2016
Fatah organizes summer camp for kids named after terrorist
Headline: “Hebron district scout movement news” “The Aedoun (i.e., We Will Return Again) scout troop participated in a special performance of the scouts, as part of the closing events of the Martyr (Shahid) Muhammad Al-Shubaki Summer Camp of the Lion Cubs and Flowers [Institution] (i.e., Fatah...”
Aug 15, 2016
Kids play “Zionist jailers” executing Palestinian “heroic prisoners” in Fatah summer camp named after terrorist stabber
Headline: "The closing ceremony of the Martyr Muhammad Al-Shubaki Summer Camp of the Lion Cubs and Flowers in the Al-Fawwar refugee camp" "The events of the Martyr (Shahid) Muhammad Al-Shubaki [Summer] Camp, organized by the National Committee for Summer Camps and the Lion Cubs and Flowers..."
Aug 12, 2016
PA Prime Minister to students: "Israel's plan to divide Al-Aqsa will not pass", holds certificate with map that includes the PA areas and Israel
Headline: “Hamdallah: ‘Israel’s plan to divide the Al-Aqsa [Mosque] will not pass, and we will not concede one speck of land in Jerusalem’” “PA Prime Minister Dr. Rami Hamdallah stated: ‘In the name of the Palestinian leadership, led by Mahmoud Abbas, I emphasize that we will not concede one speck...”
Sep 20, 2015
PMW education report includes detailed chapter on schools named after terrorists
Palestinian Media Watch’s comprehensive report on Palestinian Authority education was presented at the 7th World Congress of Education International (EI), the international organization of teachers' unions, on July 21-26, 2015. PMW was invited by the Association of Secondary School Teachers in...
Sep 1, 2015