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Israel Hayom op-ed cites PMW findings to show PA education precludes the possibility for peace

Ruthie Blum  |
Israel Hayom op-ed cites PMW findings to show
PA education precludes possibility for peace

Headline: A PA Peace Proposal?

by Ruthie Blum

In an interview on Sunday with the Washington Post’s Lally Weymouth, Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah spelled out his vision for peace with Israel... He said: 'I myself personally look for a bright future for Israeli children and our children. We don’t like to be at war with our neighbors. This is my message to the Israeli readers. We want to reach a historic, peaceful and everlasting settlement and are willing to give all our security assurances provided we get our rights and an independent, sovereign Palestinian state.'

Two days before these statements appeared in the Western press, Palestinian Authority television was broadcasting a slightly different message, in Arabic, to its viewers — in this case young children. You know, the ones whose “bright future” Hamdallah claimed to envision.

In a program called “The Best Home,” a little girl recited the following poem:
'Jerusalem is my days and my wildest dreams
Oh you who murdered Allah’s pious prophets
Oh you who were brought up on spilling blood
Oh sons of Zion, oh most evil among creations
Oh barbaric monkeys
Jerusalem opposes your throngs
Jerusalem vomits from within it your impurity...'

Such displays of Jew-hatred and incitement to violence — thankfully monitored and translated daily by Palestinian Media Watch — are not only commonplace in the PA; they are sanctioned and promoted by it.


Note: PMW exposed the above poem in a bulletin, which can be found here.