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Girls’ school in PA named “Tal Al-Rabia” (i.e., Tel Aviv)
Headline: “The girls’ schools in Al-Dhahiriya dominate the Southern Hebron Education Directorate table tennis championship” “The Southern Hebron Education and Higher Education Directorate (i.e., branch of the PA Ministry of Education) concluded the girls’ table tennis championship… The Tal Al-Rabia...”
Oct 13, 2018
Belgian funded PA school named after terrorist transfers name to two other nearby schools: “Beit Awwa did not lose the name Dalal Mughrabi”
“The Southern Hebron Education Directorate (i.e., branch of the PA Ministry of Education) began the school year yesterday [Aug. 29, 2018] in The [Belgian] School – Tala’ei Al-Janoub (i.e., Belgium-funded school whose name was recently changed from Martyr Dalal Mughrabi Coed Elementary School after...”
Aug 30, 2018
PA Ministry of Education names new school and kindergarten after Dalal Mughrabi, terrorist responsible for death of 37
Headline: “The [PA] Ministry of Education and the Beit Awwa Municipality lay the cornerstone of the Dalal Mughrabi School” “Yesterday [Aug. 26, 2018], Mayor of Beit Awwa Younes Freijat and Director of the Southern Hebron Education Directorate (i.e., branch of the PA Ministry of Education) Khaled...”
Aug 27, 2018
Belgium funded school formerly named after terrorist murderer Dalal Mughrabi changes name and logo – logo now includes PA map presenting all of Israel as “Palestine”
Logo posted on the Facebook page of the Dalal Mughrabi Coed School The name of the Facebook page has not been changed even though the school was officially renamed The Belgian School – Tala’ei Al-Janoub instead of the Dalal Mughrabi Coed School in August 2018. The Facebook page still features the...
Aug 25, 2018
Belgian funded PA school formerly named after terrorist murderer Dalal Mughrabi changes name to “The Belgian School”
Picture posted on the Facebook page of the Dalal Mughrabi Coed School in Beit Awwa The name of the Facebook page has not been changed even though the school was officially renamed The Belgian School – Tala’ei Al-Janoub instead of the Dalal Mughrabi Coed School in August 2018. The Facebook page...
Aug 25, 2018
PA school in Beit Awwa renamed as “The Martyr Dalal Mughrabi Elementary School for Girls”
Picture posted on the Facebook page of the Martyr Dalal Mughrabi Elementary School for Girls The picture is the new cover and profile picture of the Facebook page of the Martyr (Shahida) Dalal Mughrabi Elementary School for Girls (i.e., terrorist who led murder of 37, 12 of them children), and...
Aug 23, 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
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
Fatah on Israel’s removal of terrorist monument, Hamas’ change of school name: Hamas and Israel work for same goal, erasing Palestinian memory
Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page Posted text: “#Share_and_spread This is how Hamas is completing the occupation’s role in Gaza, by fighting the names of the leaders and Martyrs (Shahids) Hamas changed the name of Khalil Al-Wazir [Abu Jihad] High School in Gaza (i.e.,...”
Jun 30, 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
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
PA Ministry of Education opposes changing name of school named after terrorist
Headline: "Saidam: 'Kanafani is a national figure, and the affront to prominent people and symbols is offensive" "Minister of Education and Higher Education Sabri Saidam emphasized that national symbols must not be denigrated in any way, and that the naming of schools and changes are the..."
Aug 26, 2015
PA Ministry of Education, responsible for school names, refuses to change name of school named after terrorist
Headline: "The Ministry of Education and Higher Education: 'Naming or changing the names of schools is under the authority of the Minister'" "The [PA] Ministry of Education and Higher Education emphasized that naming state schools is under the authority of the Minister alone, and he does not know..."
Aug 25, 2015
School named after Nazi collaborator Amin Al-Husseini
Amin Al-Husseini was the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem at the time of the British Mandate. During World War II he moved to Berlin, was a Nazi collaborator and associate of Hitler. Al-Husseini was on Yugoslovia’s list of wanted war criminals, and was responsible for a Muslim SS division that...
Aug 2, 2015
Boys' school named after Hamas terror leader Ahmed Yassin
Ahmed Yassin was founder of the Hamas terror organization and its leader during its suicide terror campaign. He was responsible for numerous terror attacks and deaths of hundreds of civilians in suicide bombings. The Martyr Ahmed Yassin School for Boys – Jenin
Aug 2, 2015
Girls' school named after Hamas bomb builder Nash’at Abu Jabara
Nash’at Abu Jabara was a member of Hamas and a bomb builder. He built suicide belts used by suicide bombers involved in numerous terrorists attacks against Israeli civilians. The Martyr Nash’at Abu Jabara High School for Girls – Tulkarem
Aug 2, 2015