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Proud kids tell their murderer relatives they are heroes – PA kids’ values

Nan Jacques Zilberdik  |
  • Boy tells uncle – an imprisoned murderer: “You are one of the heroes of Palestine”

  • Boy thinks uncle - an imprisoned murderer - is “an extraordinary hero,” wants to “buy a rifle” to set him free and take back Jaffa and Jerusalem

  • Daughter of terrorist delighted she saw her father stab a prison guard: “I’m proud of you. When I saw the video of the stabbing I was happy”

One of the public services official PA TV undertakes is constituting a platform for relatives of imprisoned terrorists to communicate with their terrorist relatives and send them video greetings. This is also an opportunity for the PA to reinforce their message to the Palestinian public that murderers of Israelis are heroes.

Exemplifying the PA’s children’s education – which teaches kids that terrorists and murderers are role models – a nephew of imprisoned terrorist Mahmoud Abu Kharabish, who participated in the murder of a mother and her three children, greeted him as “a hero of Palestine” on PA TV:

Muhammad Ahmed Abu Kharabish: “Hello, I am Muhammad Ahmed Abu Kharabish, the nephew of the heroic prisoner and most veteran of the Jericho prisoners Mahmoud Abu Kharabish. I want to tell my uncle that Allah will release you and all the male and female prisoners... I want to tell you that you are one of the heroes of Palestine, the heroes of Jericho, you and Jum’a Adam (i.e., terrorist accomplice of Abu Kharabish).”

[Official PA TV, Giants of Endurance, March 17, 2022]

The nephew of another murderer shares this view, thinking his imprisoned murderer uncle is “an extraordinary hero” according to his mother. The sister of terrorist prisoner Mahmoud Abu Jneid, who was involved in the murder of 2, explained on PA TV that her son  wants to “buy a rifle” to set his murderer uncle free and “take him back to Jaffa and Jerusalem”:

Sister of terrorist prisoner Mahmoud Abu Jneid: “My son Muhammad always says to me: “Mom, tell me about Uncle Mahmoud [Abu Jneid].” Even when he was younger he would always tell me: “I want to buy a rifle.” [I asked:] “Why do you want to buy a rifle?” [He said:] “I want to bring back Uncle Mahmoud, and we will bring you back.” Several times we took them to Jaffa (i.e., Israeli city) and I told him: “Son, this is our city, it belongs to us.” He told me: “I want to go see Uncle Mahmoud in prison and bring both of you back to Jaffa, because Jaffa is ours and Jerusalem is also ours. The Jews took it. But I want to get Uncle Mahmoud out [of prison] so we can go together.” In their eyes their uncle is an extraordinary hero.”

[Official PA TV, Giants of Endurance, March 17, 2022]

Similarly, PA TV visited the family of Hamas terrorist prisoner Yusuf Mabhouh who is imprisoned for firing rockets at Israel, and who stabbed an Israeli prison guard a week prior PA TV’s visit to his family. On camera, his daughter stated her pride and delight that her terrorist father had stabbed a prison guard:

Abu Yusuf Mabhouh, father of terrorist Yusuf Mabhouh: “The act Yusuf [Mabhouh] carried out (i.e., stabbing an Israeli prison guard) was an act that was expected from Yusuf. Allah be praised, this is a heroic act that we are proud of as a family. We’re proud of it as a clan. I’m proud of it as his father. All of Palestine is proud of it, Allah be praised…”

Rania, daughter of terrorist Yusuf Mabhouh: “I’m proud of you. When I saw the video of the stabbing I was happy, and everyone spoke about you on Facebook regarding the video of the stabbing. We love you a lot, take care of yourself.”

[Official PA TV, I Call You, Feb. 23, 2022]

Palestinian Media Watch has exposed numerous examples of the PA’s brainwashing of kids to see terrorist murderers as heroes. Schools are named after terrorists, sporting events are named after terrorists, and even school books praise terrorists.

Jum'a Adam, Ahmad Takrouri, and Mahmoud Abu Kharabish - Palestinian terrorists who threw a Molotov cocktail at an Israeli bus in Jericho in 1988, murdering a mother and her 3 children, as well as an Israeli soldier who tried to rescue them. All 3 terrorists were sentenced to life sentences. Takrouri was released in the Shalit prisoner exchange deal in 2011. Adam and Kharabish were scheduled to be released in 2014 in an Israeli gesture as part of peace talks, but the release was cancelled.

Mahmoud Abu Jneid – Palestinian terrorist and member of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) who was involved in sending terrorists who shot and murdered 2 Israeli soldiers – Yigal Lifshitz and Ofer Sharabi – at the Beka’ot military base on April 10, 2003. Abu Jneid, together with Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades terrorist Khaled Abu Hanoud, was also involved in several other attacks including an attempted car bombing that was thwarted in September 2003; sending a suicide bomber who wounded 3 Israeli soldiers in Tulkarem on Oct. 9, 2003; and sending a suicide bomber who wounded 1 Israeli soldier at a military checkpoint near Azzoun east of Qalqilya.

Yusuf Mabhouh – Hamas terrorist who fired rockets at Israel and placed explosives during the Gaza wars in 2008 and 2012 – Israel’s Operation Cast Lead and Operation Pillar of Defense. Mabhouh was arrested in February 2019 after illegally entering Israel from the Gaza Strip and was sentenced in 2020 to 15 years in prison. Mabhouh stabbed an Israeli prison guard in Nafha Prison on Dec. 20, 2021.