Wiesenthal Center - In Wake of Murder of 13 Year-Old Jewish Girl While She Slept: “Suspend PA Funding Until it Stops Promoting Serial Hatred of Jews and Glorification of Murderers”

June 30, 2016

“Everyone in the world, from the Quartet to the EU, to the US State Department has a long menu of demands of Israel in order to reach a peace accord with the Palestinians. After the latest murder of a Jewish girl while she slept in her bed by a Palestinian terrorist who glorified Hitler on his Facebook page, the Jewish people have their own pre-condition: The Palestinian Authority and the institutions it funds, from TV to schools to mosques, must end their promotion of serial hatred of Jews and glorification of murderers,” urged Rabbi Marvin Hier and Abraham Cooper, Dean and Founder and Associate Dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a leading Jewish human rights NGO.

“Millions of dollars of foreign ‘aid’ continue to prop up the corrupt PA even as the knifing Intifada, the 24/7 online glorification of hate, mayhem and terrorism continue unabated,” continued the Rabbis, adding, “Now, for the first time, a Palestinian terrorist invokes Adolf Hitler, as he prepared to murder a Jewish child!”

“It is time for donor nations, NGOs and Churches who back the Palestinians to finally demand accountability, policies and actions worthy of a true peace partner, not Murder Incorporated. The most important step that the international community can take right now is to suspend funding of the PA until it proves it is committed to peace, not murder,” Hier and Cooper concluded.


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