02.03.2011 26.Adar l, 5771
Hamas vows to foil Holocaust lessons in UNRWA schools
Fatah officials also express opposition to teaching "enemy's false claims and lies"; Hamas says UNRWA plan would be a "cultural crime."
Hamas and Fatah have vowed to foil any attempt to teach the Holocaust in UNWRA-run schools in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
The two parties said Tuesday that teaching about the Holocaust was a “provocative act.”
The Hamas government said that the UN group’s intention to include the Holocaust in school text books was a “challenge to the feelings of the Palestinians.” It accused UNRWA of carrying out a political agenda that did not serve the interests of the Palestinians and “violates their culture and unchangeable values.”…