Prizewinning dance with song promoting Jihad in competition for kids at European-funded center, Prizes are maps of "Palestine" erasing Israel
Headline: “The Yafa Cultural Center completed the first Yafa Folk Dance Competition by honoring three young winners”
“The Yafa Cultural Center (a Palestinian center supported by European governmental contributions, see note below –Ed.) completed the first Yafa Folk Dance Competition in which 17 groups of children that performed choreography to folk dance routines competed, and which ended with the declaration of three winners from among the participants in the competition…
Winning first place was participant Ru’a Ahmed Sa’id Hamdan, 14, who performed her dance to the sound of the song Pull, For You Are Pulling [the Trigger], and won a golden map of Palestine that was given to her by the center.
Winning second place was participant Tharaa Muhammad Abu Muslim, 13, who performed her dance to the sound of the song O Sower of the Sesame, and won a silver map of Palestine. Winning third place was participant Amir Abu Jaafar, 14, who performed his dance to the sound of the song O Mountain Unmoved by the Wind, and won a bronze map of Palestine.”
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The article includes a picture of the three winning participants holding the gold, silver, and bronze prizes. The prizes are in the shape of the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas.
The gold prize winner (left) has a tag with the name of the Israeli city “Safed” on her clothes, and the silver prize winner (center) has a tag with the name of the Israeli city “Lod” on her clothes.
The lyrics of the song Pull the Trigger, which served as the musical accompaniment of the gold prize winner:
“The Zionists coveted [our] homeland,
compounding damage and enmity
But the popular revolution awaits [them]
The orchard called us to the struggle
We replaced bracelets with weapons
We attacked the despicable [Zionists]
We do not want [internal] strife or disputes
While this invading enemy is on the battlefield
This is the day that Jihad is needed
Pull the trigger.
We shall redeem Jerusalem, Nablus and the country.”
According to the financial report of the Yafa Cultural Center from late 2014, that year it received contributions from the German development agency GIZ (around 50,000 Israeli shekels), Norway (around 7,000 Israeli shekels), and the European Union (around 80,000 Israeli shekels).
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