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Two schools and an auditorium named after Nazi collaborator Hassan Salameh

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Hassan Salameh was a leader of Arab gangs in the Lod and Jaffa region in the 1930s and 1940s. He was a loyal follower of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin Al-Husseini, who spent WW2 in Berlin and was an active supporter of the Nazi war effort. In 1941 Salameh was recruited to be a Nazi agent and in 1944 he was sent on a mission by the Nazis in the British Mandate of Palestine, whose goals were to start an Arab revolt against the British and to poison Tel Aviv's water sources. The plot was discovered by the British before damage was caused. In 1947, Salameh was appointed by the Mufti as Deputy Commander of the "Holy Jihad" Army that fought Israel in the 1948 War of Independence. In June 1948, he was killed in a battle in the Rosh HaAyin region.

1. The Hassan Salameh Elementary School – Gaza
‎2. The Hassan Salameh Junior High School for Girls – Gaza
3. The Hassan Salameh Sports Auditorium, at the Martyrs of Nuseirat High ‎School for Boys – Gaza
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