. Monkeys and Pigs and Servants of Evil
This chapter describes “The Barnyard of the Tribes of Israel”. Although the product of the “media office” of Hamas, the poster uses graphic and forbidden images to illustrate Qur'anic verses. The man who explained the “barnyard” said that it is full of animals bearing the primary symbol of Judaism and the state of Israel, the Magen David. There's a monkey businessman, a sow and her piglets, a dog and some donkeys carrying Torah scrolls on their backs. To call someone an animal or talk about him or her as if an animal constitutes a grave offense in Arabic societies. During the intifada, Israelis and Jews were commonly described in the media as animals. Israeli leaders were favorite targets.
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