Yerushalayim mayor Nir Barkat on Wednesday participated in a special session of the Knesset Internal Affairs Committee regarding the removal of UNRWA from Yerushalayim.
UNRWA is the United Nations (UN) agency for “Palestinian refugees.” The organization has faced criticism for its employment of members of the Hamas terrorist organization and for the incitement and anti-Semitism which is taught in UNRWA-run schools.
“UNRWA is strengthening terrorism,” Barkat said in the discussion. “I present here a textbook used in their schools, which praises terrorist Dalal Mughrabi of the ‘blood bus’ in Herzliya. [In that attack,] 38 civilians were murdered.”
“This is what the children of Yerushalayim are taught under their watch. Terrorism. And that must be stopped.
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