PA TV kids poem:
“To war that will smash the oppressor
and destroy the Zionist's soul”
Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik
A poem that directs Palestinian children to seek “war that will smash the oppressor and destroy the Zionist's soul” was chanted recently by a young girl on the PA TV program Children’s Talk. The PA TV host responded with excited applause and praise.
The following is the text of the poem.
Official PA TV host: "What would you like to recite for us now?"
A girl named Minas:
"I am a Palestinian, my name is Palestinian."
Official PA TV host: "Let us hear."
Minas: “I am a Palestinian, my name is Palestinian
I’ve etched my name on all the town squares...
Saladin (i.e., Muslim conqueror of Jerusalem), calls to me from the depths of my heart
All my Arabness calls me to vengeance and liberation...
Thousands of prisoners and thousands who are jailed
call to this great nation and call to the millions
They say: To Jerusalem, the [first] direction of prayer in the faith [Islam]
To war that will smash the oppressor and destroy the Zionist's soul
and raise the Palestinian banner in the world’s sky
and strengthen my word that goes on: Palestinian, Palestinian, Palestinian."
Official PA TV host: “Superb, superb. Bravo, bravo, bravo. You are very talented.”
[Official PA TV, Feb. 19, 2016]