Rumors of a UN decision to re-introduce Holocaust studies in schools run by UNRWA — the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian refugees — have raised the ire of Jordanian teachers, who say they will refuse to teach history that “harms the Palestinian cause.” [...]There's another reason why they wouldn't want to: it could require that they acknowledge the Mufti's role in the Holocaust, and they don't want to do that. But it does offer a clue to just how repellant even Jordan's Islamic-based societal mindset really is.
Since 2009, Hamas in Gaza has actively opposed UNRWA’s attempts to introduce the Holocaust into school curriculum in Gaza, claiming that it contradicted Palestinian culture.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
UN SCHOOLS IN JORDAN WON'T TEACH ABOUT THE HOLOCAUST
The Times of Israel (via Tablet) reports that anti-semitism is sanctioned in United Nations schools in Jordan:
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