In the civilized world, summer camp means hiking, swimming, campfires, maybe learning how to tie knots. But in Gaza, where Hamas rules, summer camp means learning how to murder Jews. MEMRI has pictures of the camp activities that are going on under the supervision of Hamas’s Izz Al-Din Al-Qassam Brigades.
We learned how to use knives at Boy Scout camp, but this was never part of the training:
You often read about Arabs carrying out attacks with machetes. This is what they are talking about:
Firearms, of course, are an important part of a child’s training, but it’s not exactly an NRA firearms safety course:
Summer camp training in Gaza isn’t only about weapons and techniques of terrorism (use of tunnels is another class); it is also ideological:
According to Izz Al-Din Al-Qassam officials, “the goal of the camps is to stoke the embers of jihad among the generation of liberation, to inculcate Islamic values and to prepare the army of victory for liberating Palestine.”
Would someone please to Hamas that Islam has nothing to do with terrorism? Somehow they never seem to get the message.