ZFA comment on new UNRWA revelations

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Zionist Federation of Australia President Jeremy Leibler said he wasn’t surprised by the revelations. “UNRWA teachers have been Hamas members and supporters of violence against Israeli civilians. UNRWA schools have been used as staging grounds and storage facilities for terrorists. Indeed, UNRWA has long had a role in maintaining the conflict against Israel and there is absolutely no surprise in the fact that UNRWA schoolbooks have been discovered to contain so much hateful material.”

Mr Leibler continued, “In 2019, the ZFA called upon the Australian Government to defund UNRWA due to its corruption and support for terrorism. All Australian funding for UNRWA should be re-purposed to a reputable organisation until UNRWA can finally prove itself to be a catalyst for Israeli–Palestinian peace, instead of a hindrance.”

Read ZFA President Jeremy Leibler’s Op-Ed on the issue in the Australia from September 2019 here: https://www.theaustralian.com.au/commentary/australia-pays-to-foster-hate/news-story/c719c39f79a08df47314e1d63d811d4c

And check out the ZFA’s campaign here: www.zfa.com.au/ozdefundunrwa

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