Posted on June 13, 2012 by rt.com
The children who gathered to watch the puppet show at the Burj Luq Luq community center in Jerusalem’s old city quickly learned that while smoking cigarettes was bad, the smoking barrel of a gun is good.
One puppet related that many young people believe cigarettes will help them grow and become men.
“Jerusalem doesn’t need men who hold cigarettes. It needs men who hold machine guns,” the puppet told the audience of school-aged children behind a white backdrop which, among other things, ironically depicted a white dove flying in the sky.
The puppet then broke into song, glorifying martyrdom after telling the children that Jerusalem was being kept from them and the Jews were killing the children of Palestine.
“Jerusalem, we are coming, Jerusalem, the time of death has arrived. Jerusalem, we will not surrender to the enemies or be humiliated,” the puppet sang. (read more)