Tuesday, January 23, 2018

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,...

Palestinian Human Rights Activist Calls for Major Overhaul of UNRWA (INTERVIEW)

Bassam Eid, a prominent Palestinian human rights activist, has issued an urgent plea for a serious overhaul of UNRWA, the UN agency tasked with caring for the Palestinian refugees of the 1948 war in...

‘Perpetuating Statelessness? UNRWA, Its Activities and Funding’

SPEAKERS:  Bassem Eid Director, Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group Dr. Arnon Groiss Deputy Director, IBA’s Arabic Radio Translator of Arabic Schoolbooks David Bedein, MSW Director, Center for Near East Policy Research Founder, The Israel Resource News Agency TIME: 12.30 – 2pm, Thursday 4th...

UNRWA media advisor pushes anti-Israel fauxtography (UPDATE)

UNRWA media advisor Adnan Abu Hasna has a high-profile job in Gaza. Here he is with then-EU foreign affairs head Catherine Ashton: And with UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon:   Here is what the Facebook page of...

Hamas: Rebuild Gaza or We’ll Attack Israel

The only option Hamas faces, therefore, is to attack Israel again as a way of ridding itself of the severe crisis in the Gaza Strip and the growing frustration among the Palestinians living there....