PLO kids magazine: No normalization with the Zionist enemy
Ad published on last page of the January and February 2016 issues of the PA-funded Zayzafuna children’s magazine.
Text on ad: “No to normalization with the Zionist enemy”
The ad shows a ribbon made of flags of the Arab countries and shaped as the Arabic word for “no” wrapped around the word “normalization.” Text in a red banner at the bottom finishes the sentence: “with the Zionist enemy.”
Zayzafuna is a PLO magazine for children partially funded by the PA. The magazine, which includes material written by both the magazine’s staff and child readers, represents the values of the educators and serves as a window into the minds of the Palestinian children submitting material to the magazine. Zayzafuna's website states that the magazine's advisory board is comprised of PA officials and educators, including Jihad Zakarneh, PA Deputy Minister of Education, and Abd Al-Hakim Abu Jamous, Head of the Media Department at the PA Ministry of Education. In May 2011, the Deputy Chairman of the Zayzafuna organization Abd Al-Karim Ziyada explained on PA TV that the PA gives "a monthly payment of 10,000 shekels ($2,700) to cover the magazine's [costs]." [Official PA TV, May 9 and 13, 2011]