Abbas lied brazenly to President Trump, claiming that his government “educates for peace” and that the Palestinian Authority is “raising our youth, our children, our grandchildren on a culture of peace.”
Meanwhile, this is the kind of thing that really goes on back home.
“‘To war that will smash the oppressor and destroy the Zionist’s soul,'” by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik, Palestinian Media Watch, May 17, 2017:
A poem which encourages Palestinians to go to “war” and “destroy the Zionist’s soul” has again been recited by a child on official PA TV, this time on the children’s program The Best Home. When the boy finished the poem, the studio audience stood and cheered while the host congratulated him:
Boy: “I am a Palestinian, my name is Palestinian
I’ve etched my name on all the town squares…
Saladin (i.e., Muslim conqueror of Jerusalem), calls to me from the depths of my heart
All my Arabness calls me to vengeance and liberation…
Thousands of prisoners and thousands who are jailed
call to this great nation and call to the millions
They say: To Jerusalem, the [first] direction of prayer in the faith [Islam]
To war that will smash the oppression and destroy the Zionist’s soul
and raise the banner in the world’s sky.
Palestinian, Palestinian, Palestinian.”
Official PA TV host: “Bravo.”
[Official PA TV, The Best Home, March 17, 2017]…