Palestinian Children: What are they being Taught?
Jews, Israel, and Peace in the Palestinian Authority Textbooks
Teach Kids Peace
Sowing Seeds of Hatred: Islamic Textbooks Scapegoat Jews, Christians
The Building Blocks of Hate [pdf]
Maps and Charts
"Area of Christian Concentration"
"Christian Demographics in East Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territories (1994)"
The Palestinian Christian population has drastically changed since 1994, when these statistics were compiled. Most importantly, the total Christian population in the Palestinian Territories is now only about 30,000. This is the minimal level for self-sustaining as a community. Although dated, this chart does present a valuable denominational layout. (Source: Dr. Bernard Sabella of Bethlehem University)
"Arab Population Growth in the
Emigration is a major reason why the Christian population
is shrinking, but the Muslim birth rate is among the largest
in the world. Christians, being better educated, tend to
begin families later in life and have fewer children.
"Jerusalem Demographics (1910-2000)"
Percentages mean little when comparing the Christian population next
to Jewish and Muslim demographics. Jews from all over the world
claim the “right of return,” while Muslims have very large families (and
sometimes multiple wives). Christians are caught in the middle.
"Christian Demographics in Israel
The 1931 Census lists 80,500 Christian Arabs out of 850,000 (10%). 2003 Israeli statistics list 116,000 Christians out of 1.3 million total Arabs. Note that an increasing number of Jewish immigrants (especially Russian and Ethiopian) are also Christians.
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