Sunday, August 20, 2017

HJS Event: ‘Perpetuating Statelessness? UNRWA, Its Activities and Funding’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PMQZF_MfJs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PMQZF_MfJs On the 4th December, The Henry Jackson Society hosted an event with Bassem Eid, Director of the Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group; Dr. Arnon Groiss, Deputy Director of IBA’s Arabic Radio and experienced translator...

A Man who Inspired Davd Bedein: A Letter to the All Good People from Amos...

Writing in the October 1968 issue of Midstream Magazine, a publication of the World Zionist Organization, Kenan wrote this   piece entitled A LETTER TO ALL GOOD PEOPLE, in which Kenan related that “the action...

The price of Europe’s fecklessness

In Luis Bunuel’s eponymous 1961 film, the young postulant Viridiana leaves her convent to claim her uncle’s rural estate, and creates a refuge for local beggars. They ransack her house in a bachannalia staged...

The anti-semitism underlying UNRWA-USA fundraising

Here is UNRWA's chart describing the number of registered "refugees" under its purview in each of the five areas it works. If you look at the American Friends of UNRWA fundraising site, however, you find...

How Congress Became the Fall Guy for Obama’s Iran Deal

One of the more astounding features of the current controversy over the Iran nuclear negotiations is the extent to which Congress is being set up to take the blame if the talks go south....

Review of the book “Bullets of Palestine”

“Howard Kaplan is probably without peer in his grasp of the delicate and explosive relationship between the Israelis and the Palestinians. Bullets of Palestine is a terrorist thriller by an author who knows the...

‘Fix UNRWA’ elicits boycott call

A LIVELY Opinion published in last week’s Intermountain Jewish News has garnered calls for boycott from a top advocate for Palestinian refugees. The op-ed by Bassem Eid, “As a proud Palestinian, I say: Palestinians must...

Europeans Fund Anti-Israel Libels

In May 2014, Zochrot—a radical Israeli nongovernmental organization (NGO)—was the focus of widespread mainstream media coverage featuring itsiNakba mobile application (app). Articles on the app and Zochrot were published in The New York Times,...

Palestinian Human Rights Activist: Boycott of Israel “Big Hoax”

Blogger “Elder of Ziyon” published a translated interview with Palestinian human rights activist Bassam Eid yesterday. The interview with Eid was originally conducted in Hebrew by Ishai Friedman and was published on his blog. One...

US calls on UNRWA to ‘uphold neutrality’ after call to boycott ‘Post’

The State Department is calling on personnel at the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East to “uphold its stated policy of neutrality,” after its spokesman, Chris Gunness,...