MembersWho are the New Role Models for Young Palestinian Girls?

“The Palestinian Authority and the Islamic faith wants them to be terrorists. It teaches them that it is heroic to kill Israelis.”

By Rachel Avraham | | Topics: palestinians
Palestinian society is pushing hard for its young generation to carry on a legacy of bloodshed and violence.
Palestinian society is pushing hard for its young generation to carry on a legacy of bloodshed and violence. Photo: Hassan Jedi/Flash90

A couple of weeks ago, a Palestinian woman was shot dead after she attempted to stab Israeli police officers in Jerusalem’s Old City. Itamar Marcus, who heads Palestinian Media Watch, blamed this incident on Palestinian incitement that targets young Palestinian girls. He told Israel Today: “When girls grow up glorifying 17-year-old female suicide bomber Ayat Al Akhras and female terrorist Dalal Mughrabi, who murdered 37 civilians including 12 children, then every girl is influenced by them. Then, some of them become terrorists, as they have a plaque honoring them.”

In one Palestinian high school, there is a mural honoring 17-year-old suicide bomber Ayat Al Akhras. According to Palestinian Media Watch, at least 5 schools, a public square, numerous summer camps and sporting events, and even a cultural club for youth is named after Palestinian female terrorist Dalal Mughrabi. “We have not seen one plaque honoring Palestinian female engineers so far,” Marcus noted.

According to a recent report in Palestinian Media Watch, the...

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