The video is not from Palestine. It is actually from Syria. It was first posted to YouTube at least five months ago.
An isolated incident, quickly condemned and handled by UNRWA, cannot become a justification to obscure Israel’s record of attacks on civilians, including schools, children and teachers.
As the death toll from Israel’s savage bombardment of Gaza continues to climb, Israel has once again turned to students to sell the slaughter online.
This is the latest example of blatant cultural appropriation of indigenous Palestinian and regional culture to add to a long list that already includes falafel, hummus and olive oil.
Ono has been celebrated for his bold use of social media, which in this case provides valuable insights into how Israel activists court US elites.
US official tells news agency: “You look at those things and it’s obvious they couldn’t have been slipped into Gaza.”
Pro-Israel groups are using free trips and other tactics in effort to win over growing and influential voter bloc.
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