But they sincerely want peace!
And doesn’t the distribution of the Koran lead anyone to note that the rest of the camp activities are at variance with the teachings of the Book of Peace?
Children in Hamas summer camps reenacted the abduction of IDF soldier Gilad Schalit in the presence of top Hamas officials, according to pictures obtained by The Jerusalem Post.
According to Israeli defense officials, more than 120,000 Palestinian children are spending the summer in Hamas-run camps. In addition to religious studies, the children undergo semi-military training with toy guns.
At a recent summer camp graduation ceremony, the children put on a show reenacting the June 2006 abduction of Schalit. Present was Osama Mazini, a senior Hamas political leader, who is in charge of the Schalit negotiations with Israel on behalf of the terrorist group.
In one picture, obtained by the Post, Mazini is seen standing next to Ahmad Bahar, the acting speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council, distributing Korans to camp counselors.
“This sends a message,” one Israeli defense official said, regarding Mazini’s participation at the ceremony. “This is Hamas’s way of showing Palestinian children that kidnapping soldiers is the correct way of life.”…