Shalom Life | April 01, 2015

UN Funded NGO Teaches Kids That Smoking is Bad, Killing Jews Good

Puppet show used to teach violence and hate to kids of East Jerusalem

By: David Shear

Published: June 13th, 2012 in News » World

UN Funded NGO Teaches Kids That Smoking is Bad, Killing Jews Good

A United Nations-funded Palestinian NGO used a puppet show to give their message of violence and hate to young children of East Jerusalem.

The children who joined to watch the show were being taught through song and puppetry that Palestinians don’t need more children who smoke, they need more children to hold the smoking barrel of a gun.

The show starts with the puppets singing of the glory of martyrdom:

“Jerusalem, we are coming, Jerusalem, the time of death has arrived. Jerusalem, we will not surrender to the enemies or be humiliated," the puppet sang.

The puppet then continues:

“Jerusalem doesn’t need men who hold cigarettes. It needs men who hold machines guns,” one puppet told the audience.

The show was put on by the Burj Luq-Luq Community Center and Society, an NGO that has been supported by various branches of the UN including UNFPA, UNESCO and UNICEF and maintain strategic ties with the French Consulate and the Swiss Development Agency, among others.

The video of the show was also posted on the community center’s website.

New Evidence Reveals Anne Frank Didn't Die When We Thought She Did New Evidence Reveals Anne Frank Didn't Die When We Thought She Did TrendingToronto Professionals, Politicians Show Unwavering Support for Israel and Democracy at ACTION 2015 Toronto Professionals, Politicians Show Unwavering Support for Israel and Democracy at ACTION 2015 TrendingJewish Transgender Teen Celebrates 'Coming Out Ceremony' with His Community Jewish Transgender Teen Celebrates 'Coming Out Ceremony' with His Community Trending
 

New Evidence Reveals Anne Frank Didn't Die When We Thought She Did

March 31, 2015 | By Caitlin Marceau
New Evidence Reveals Anne Frank Didn't Die When We Thought She Did

Despite the world remembering the Frank sisters on March 31st, new evidence suggests that the girls passed away in February, and not two weeks before the liberation of their Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

Read More

Martha Stewart Killed It At Justin Bieber’s Roast

March 31, 2015 | By Caitlin Marceau
Martha Stewart Killed It At Justin Bieber’s Roast

The 73 year-old lifestyle mogul blew audiences away at the roast of Justin Bieber when she dominated the event with her quick wit and sharp tongue

Read More

JDC Offers Relief to Ukraine's Jews this Passover

March 31, 2015 | By Jeffrey F. Barken, JNS.org
JDC Offers Relief to Ukraine's Jews this Passover

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee will deliver nearly 48,000 free packages of matzah to Ukrainian Jews in need

Read More

Study: Israeli Women Believe Being A Female Breadwinner is "Unfeminine"

March 31, 2015 | By Caitlin Marceau
Study: Israeli Women Believe Being A Female Breadwinner is "Unfeminine"

In a recent study at the University of Haifa, women admitted to working unpaid hours, and performing unpaid tasks, believing that asking for equal pay is seen to be as unfeminine

Read More

Wonderful Initiative Helps Over 100 Orphaned Boys Celebrate Bar Mitzvah Together

March 31, 2015 | By Caitlin Marceau
Wonderful Initiative Helps Over 100 Orphaned Boys Celebrate Bar Mitzvah Together

Colel Chabad organization holds event at Western Wall and International Convention Center in Jerusalem

Read More

New Toronto Marketing Agency Finds the Most Influential Social Media Users to Effectively Market Your Brand

March 31, 2015 | By Sy Berg
New Toronto Marketing Agency Finds the Most Influential Social Media Users to Effectively Market Your Brand

Using a complex algorithm, The Leaders are able to recruit users with high rankings on social media, and utilize their influence to increase brand recognition for clients like Google and L'Oreal

Read More

5,000-Year-Old Beer-Making Pottery Discovered in Central Tel Aviv

March 31, 2015 | By Itay Blumenthal
5,000-Year-Old Beer-Making Pottery Discovered in Central Tel Aviv

Archaeologist: 'Tel Aviv has been city that never sleeps for thousands of years'

Read More

Here's Every Jew and Israel Joke Trevor Noah Has Made on Social Media

March 31, 2015 | By Daniel Koren
Here's Every Jew and Israel Joke Trevor Noah Has Made on Social Media

People are furious with the South African comedian tapped as Jon Stewart's replacement for 'The Daily Show'

Read More

More Headlines