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UNRWA’s Anti-Peace Curriculum Violates UN Charter

In the wake of U.S. threats to cut aid to the UN relief agency for Palestinians, a look at UNRWA textbooks—which deny Jewish rights in Palestine and erase Israel from the map—shows that the agency is violating the basic tenets of the UN Charter by fostering conflict instead of maintaining peace and harming Palestinian children. More than half of UNRWA’s budget—54%—is devoted to education for 500,698 students at 692 schools supported by 21,571 educational staff. Recent media about UNRWA praises its work in education. But while providing education to underprivileged youth seems like a laudable endeavor,…

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