Education and learning minister revokes licenses of 6 East Jerusalem educational institutions for incitement

Education Minister Yifat Shasha-Biton announced Thursday that she had offered guidelines to terminate the everlasting licenses of 6 educational institutions in East Jerusalem due to incitement against Israel and the Israeli army.

The educational facilities will be given a conditional license for a year, in the course of which they will be demanded to make variations to their curriculum or reduce their functioning license totally.

The universities ended up discovered to be utilizing textbooks that bundled “the glorification of prisoners and their armed struggle from the Point out of Israel, conspiracy theories about withholding cure from patients and intentional harm to healthcare personnel, accusations of [Israel] staying accountable for the water crisis in the Palestinian Authority and grave promises about killings, displacements and army massacres,” the Education and learning Ministry mentioned in a assertion.

Administrators of the Ibrahimieh Higher education and five other faculties run by the Al-Eman corporation were being summoned for a hearing on the product. Jointly, the faculties have all over 2,000 pupils.

“Incitement in opposition to the Condition of Israel and IDF troopers in children’s college textbooks is an intolerable phenomenon that will be dealt with severely,” Shasha-Biton mentioned.

Earlier this thirty day period, an East Jerusalem significant school drew outrage following video footage confirmed a college enjoy that experienced learners dressed up as gunmen pointing weapons at other learners dressed up as spiritual Jews, blindfolded and on their knees.

The incident took spot at the Anata Superior University in East Jerusalem, according to a report Wednesday by Channel 12.

A movie of the participate in, which appeared to attract a big viewers, was uploaded to TikTok and went viral.

Responding to the reviews, the Education Ministry condemned the incident but clarified that the faculty was beneath the entire administrative regulate of the Palestinian Authority.

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