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“Jews are our dogs”- Fatah posts poem recited by Bahraini children

Itamar Marcus  |

Fatah chose to post on its official Facebook page a poem recited by Bahraini children expressing opposition to the Bahrain - Israel peace and normalization accord. The well-known poem includes the words: “‘Palestine is our land, and the Jews are our dogs.”

In this rendition, before the girl calls the Jews “our dogs,” she covers her mouth so those words can’t be heard. Aside from the overt antisemitic message, an additional more subtle message may be that Arabs are being silenced by their leaders and are unable to express “the truth” about Jews/Israel.

The following is the full text in the video posted by Fatah:

Woman: “When we were little, our parents taught us when it rains to say:”

Girl 1: “Rain hit the mud. Allah will liberate Palestine”

Girl 2: “Palestine is our land, and the Jews are [our dogs]…”

Note: Girl covers her face when she gets to the words “our dogs” of the well-known Arabic poem

Youth: “The entire Bahraini people tells you today:”

Different men, women, and children each recite:

“Bahrain is against normalization
Bahrain is against normalization
Bahrain opposes normalization
Bahrain opposes normalization
Bahrain is against normalization
Bahrain opposes normalization
Bahrain opposes normalization
Bahrain opposes normalization
Bahrain opposes normalization
Bahrain opposes normalization
Bahrain opposes normalization
Bahrain opposes normalization”

[Official Fatah Facebook page, Sept. 12, 2020]