Following the delayed release of a EU report on antisemitism and incitement to violence in Palestinian Authority textbooks, the directorate that oversees education aid has condemned the content.
The commissioner's remarks came the day after the European Commission released the report showing instances of antisemitism and incitement to violence in PA textbooks.
The report, completed in February, includes dozens of examples of encouragement of violence and demonization of Israel and of Jews.
Jewish norms forbid tossing sacred writings into the trash. A worn Torah scroll should be buried with a sainted person
Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA) sponsored the bill, and he was joined by Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY), Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ), Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL), and Rep. David Trone (D-MD).
The report "constitutes one of the most concerning of IMPACT-se’s assessments of Middle Eastern curricula"
One Arabic grammar booklet features phrases like “Jihad is one of the doors to Paradise.” Another reads that “The Palestinians are lions in fighting the enemies.”
Israel is demonized for exerting a negative influence on the entire Middle East region.
Many issues that were present in previous additions of the books, some of which have been present for many years, have been either removed or at least reduced in their severity.
Palestinian children are still being taught to glorify martyrdom and jihad against Israel.