Mideast Summer Camps: By the Numbers

July 2, 2008 23:08 by

8-17 Ages of children attending Hamas summer camps last year.

17 Age when members of the Hezbollah’s Imam al-Mahdi Scouts, a youth militia, join the fighting ranks.

150 Sderot children going to summer camps in North America.

800 Hamas-affiliated summer camps launched this year.

5,000 Sderot children enrolled in summer camps in and around the city.

42,000 Estimated membership of Hezbollah’s Imam al-Mahdi Scouts.

150,000 Palestinian children expected to attend Hamas camps this summer.

200,000 Palestinian children expected to attend UNRWA summer camps.

(Sources: The Media Line, Jerusalem Post, JTA, WorldNetDaily)

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