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Kids in PA summer camps taught to see terrorists as “moons”

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Text on screen: “Who are you, pioneer?”

The video shows children participating in the PLO Supreme Council for Youth and Sports summer camps speaking

Girl: “My sister is Martyr Mai Afaneh (i.e., terrorist)”

Boy 1: “My friend is heroic Martyr Fayez Damdoum (i.e., terrorist).”

Boy 2: “I am the friend of Martyr Fayez Damdoum, who died as a Martyr on Oct. 1, 2022.”

Boy 3: “Martyr Yamen Jaffal and Martyr Nassim Abu Roumi (i.e., terrorists) are my friends.”

Text on screen: “And who are our Martyrs?”

The children repeat the same line one after the other:

Children: “Our Martyrs are moons and not numbers”

[PLO Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, Facebook page, July 17, 2023]


Mai Afaneh – 28-year-old Palestinian terrorist who lightly wounded 1 Israeli soldier during a car ramming and stabbing attack targeting soldiers at a construction site near Hizme north of Jerusalem on June 16, 2021. The soldiers shot and killed her in self-defense.
In 2021, Afaneh had written on her Facebook page: “We will stay here, either Martyrdom or victory,” and “We will give birth to children even if we know that they will be Martyrs in the future.”


Fayez Damdoum – 17-year-old Palestinian terrorist who attempted to throw Molotov cocktails at Israeli security forces during violent riots in Al-Eizariya, near Jerusalem, on Oct. 1, 2022. The forces shot and killed Damdoum in self-defense.


Yamen Jaffal – 16-year-old Palestinian terrorist who threw Molotov cocktails at an Israeli military post near Abu Dis on March 6, 2022; Israeli soldiers at the post shot and killed him in self-defense.


Nassim Abu Roumi and Hamoudeh Al-Sheikh – 14-year-old Palestinian terrorists who stabbed and wounded an Israeli police officer at the Chain Gate of the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem on Aug. 15, 2019. Abu Roumi and Al-Sheikh were shot and killed during the attack; a Waqf guard was also wounded by the gunfire.

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