“The Palestinian Authority continues to promote incitement... and a culture of
hate, terror, and nonacceptance toward Israelis and Jews,” government officials
told foreign journalists on Tuesday.
The officials were beginning a press
offensive aimed at discrediting an American- funded study that asserted that
instances of demonization and dehumanization of Jews in Palestinian school books
Kuperwasser, the deputy director-general of the Strategic Affairs Ministry,
presented Israel’s critique of the report during a briefing held for foreign
correspondents at the Government Press Office in Jerusalem.
Wexler of trying to “whitewash the Palestinian books,” and said that the
professor had “attempted to create an artificial balance” between Israeli and
Palestinian Authority texts.