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PA TV to children: “Our problem is not the Jews... Our problem is the Zionist entity that kills our children"

Official PA TV program The Best Home, hosts PA Minister of Education and Higher Education Sabri Saidam

Palestinian child: “Allah will take revenge on the Jews.”

Official PA TV host Walaa Al-Battat:
“No, dear. Our problem is not the Jews. We love all of the monotheistic religions. This is the land of the monotheistic religions. Our problem is not with the [Jewish] religion. Our problem is the Zionist entity that kills our children, takes our lands, harms our properties, and destroys our homes. We have no problem with the Jews, you understand?”


PMW note:
Palestinian girl recites a poem entitled “So what.”
PMW Note:
The term "so what" is a reference to a hashtag that appeared on Palestinian social media as a slogan used to encourage Palestinians to continue rioting, throwing rocks and using violence against Israelis during the wave of Palestinian terror attacks 2015-2016. "#so_what" is a Palestinian response that makes light of Israel's alleged crimes, showing that Palestinians don't care. It also implies that no matter what Israel does, the Palestinians will continue not to care, and they will continue to riot, throw rocks, carry out stabbing attacks etc. The words refer to a video that went viral, showing an elderly Palestinian man arguing with Israeli soldiers. A soldier points to rioting Palestinians, saying: "They're throwing rocks at us." The old man replies: "So what, let them throw rocks."

Before each line of the acrostic poem she recites a letter of the word “so what,” bihimmesh in Arabic, and then begins the line with that letter.

Palestinian girl: “So what, said the old man Ziyad. He said it out loud in the face of the occupation.
So what, an unusual word.
B: At the cost of our souls we will redeem the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
H: Defeat and humiliation for the traitor Jew.
M: Who do we have other than you, Palestine?
S: Your youth is united and stands firm until Judgement Day.”


Official PA TV host Walaa Al-Battat: “That is very pretty, but I want to again emphasize that the Israelis are attempting to spread throughout the world that we are full of animosity , and we do not accept the other and do not accept the monotheistic religions. Judaism is a religion, and we have no problem with the Jews. Our problem is with the Zionist entity, the Israelis, who carry out acts of oppression and animosity against members of our people.”