Palestinian curriculum continues to encourage jihad and martyrdom

The Palestinian Authority (PA) and United Nations refugee relief agency UNRWA, which operates in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, continue to spread anti-Semitism, racism and the glorification of terrorism through the education system, a new report revealed Tuesday.

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The new Palestinian curriculum for 2020-21 remains unimproved despite pledges by Palestinian and European leaders that official textbooks would be revised, removing bigotry content, the study said.

The study, compiled by organization IMPACT-se, stressed that in some aspects the textbooks content had even gotten worse.

“The textbooks remain openly anti-Semitic and continue to encourage violence, jihad and martyrdom. Peace is still not presented as preferred or even possible,” the study stipulated. Read more at i24