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To Shape Young Palestinians, Hamas Creates Its Own Textbooks
New York Times ^ | November 3, 2013 | Fares Akram and Jodi Rudorem

Posted on 11/03/2013 7:36:47 PM PST by Olog-hai

When a class of Palestinian ninth graders in Gaza recently discussed the deadly 1929 riots over access to the Western Wall in Jerusalem, it was guided by a new textbook, introduced this fall by the Islamist Hamas movement. …

What Gaza teenagers are reading in their 50-page hardcover texts this fall includes references to the Jewish Torah and Talmud as “fabricated,” and a description of Zionism as a racist movement whose goals include driving Arabs out of all of the area between the Nile in Africa and the Euphrates in Iraq, Syria and Turkey.

“Palestine,” in turn, is defined as a state for Muslims stretching from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea. A list of Palestinian cities includes Haifa, Beersheba and Acre—all within Israel’s 1948 borders. And the books rebut Jewish historical claims to the territory by saying, “The Jews and the Zionist movement are not related to Israel, because the sons of Israel are a nation which had been annihilated.” …

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 13thtribe; hamas; hamastextbooks; israel; jihad; jordan; palestinians; palestinianstate; rop; textbooks; waronterror

1 posted on 11/03/2013 7:36:47 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

moslems are the most uninformed creetures on the planet this will change them how


2 posted on 11/03/2013 7:48:57 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: Olog-hai

Funny, it sounds like Common Core.


3 posted on 11/03/2013 7:55:05 PM PST by JFoobar
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To: Olog-hai

A page right out of the Hitler Youth.


4 posted on 11/03/2013 8:10:59 PM PST by Spok ("What're you going to believe-me or your own eyes?" -Marx (Groucho))
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To: Olog-hai

These are the evil sobs which the current Pressdent thinks deserve to conquer Israel.


5 posted on 11/03/2013 9:18:29 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Olog-hai
Are they going to use the ones in the original German?


6 posted on 11/03/2013 9:22:11 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Olog-hai.
...includes references to the Jewish Torah and Talmud as "fabricated," and a description of Zionism as a racist movement... "The Jews and the Zionist movement are not related to Israel, because the sons of Israel are a nation which had been annihilated."

7 posted on 11/04/2013 3:48:05 AM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: SunkenCiv

So they’re not claiming Jordan anymore? Most of Jordan’s population is Palestinian, after all.


8 posted on 11/04/2013 4:37:14 AM PST by Berosus (I wish I had as much faith in God as liberals have in government.)
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9 posted on 11/04/2013 6:23:18 AM PST by SJackson (if you want to test a man’s character, give him power A Lincoln)
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To: Olog-hai

I’m far more worried about the Marxist ideology that is being taught in our own public schools.


10 posted on 11/04/2013 10:03:55 AM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: TexasRepublic

How is that more worrying?

As bad as that is, it’s not as likely to spark WWIII as the evidently national-socialist-themed ideology being taught by Hamas (whose name means “violence”).


11 posted on 11/04/2013 10:30:28 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Berosus

There’s no such thing as “Palestinian”. It’s a made-up name.

Although Jordanians identify as Arab (how and why, I do not know), they aren’t descended from Ishmael.


12 posted on 11/04/2013 10:32:48 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai; SunkenCiv

Oh, I knew all that. “Palestinian” is a name the Romans invented, a modern version of “Philistine.” The Arabs came along later and took the name for themselves.

As for the Arabs, they were a mixture of many tribes before the time of Mohammed. South of Mecca, the main tribe was called the “True Arabs,” and descended from Qahtan (Joktan in the Old Testament). North of Mecca there were the “Ishmaelite Arabs,” who spoke Aramaic instead of Arabic. And then there were some dark-skinned folk called the “Lost Arabs.” The Mahra of South Yemen and the Shahra of Oman are Veddoid (South Indian) in appearance, so they are probably “Lost Arabs.”


13 posted on 11/04/2013 1:04:37 PM PST by Berosus (I wish I had as much faith in God as liberals have in government.)
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To: Berosus

Taqqiya.


14 posted on 11/05/2013 5:21:34 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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Thanks Berosus, interesting.


15 posted on 11/05/2013 5:50:58 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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