Thursday, September 20, 2018

Will UNRWA schools that operate in Jerusalem be included in the crackdown on incitement?

Over the past few weeks, there have been a number of news stories in the Israeli media that Israel will finally "crack down on incitement in east Jerusalem schools" and that "The Jerusalem Municipality...

For presentation for US congressional staff July 31, 2015

Activities of the Islamic Bloc in UNRWA's schools after Operation Protective Edge The Islamic Bloc, Hamas student movement, resumed its activities in UNRWA schools after the last military confrontation between Israel and a coalition of...

UNRWA Funding Cutoff: What Next?

On August 31, the State Department indicated that the United States was ceasing all contributions to the UN Relief and Works Agency, the primary aid organization for Palestinian refugees. In addition to citing “the very...
UNRWA Headquarters in Gaza. Photo: United Nations

Senior UNRWA Official Again Distorts Palestinian Fatality Figures from Gaza War

Despite mounting evidence that up to 50 percent of the fatalities recorded during the July-August 2014 war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza may have been terrorists, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency...

UNRWA advocates the so called “Right of return”, whose purpose is the destruction of...

(@EMMANUELNAHSHON) .@UNRWA ADVOCATES THE SO CALLED “ RIGHT OF RETURN “, WHOSE PURPOSE IS THE DESTRUCTION OF #ISRAEL. THIS IS TOTALLY OPPOSED TO THE SPIRIT OF NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN THE PARTIES. @UNRWA IS PART OF...

Trump and the UNRWA farce

After President Obama greased the wheels for the UN Security Council resolution condemning Israel's settlements policy, then President-elect Trump tweeted that "things will be different after January 20th." I didn't vote for Trump, but...

Business as Usual with UNRWA

Business as usual is nicely defined as “Persistence in the ordinary course of events despite difficulties, morality, and other hindrances.” This month the Department of State published its “Framework for Cooperation Between the United Nations Relief...

Why Canada should not restore funding to UNRWA

As the world’s largest multilateral institution, founded to promote international peace, security, co-operation, and human rights, the United Nations is an important vehicle for achieving Canadian foreign-policy objectives. However, as Minister of Foreign Affairs...

Anti-Semitism in UNRWA Education

Introduction The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for the refugees of the 1948 war (UNRWA) provides educational services to school children registered as refugees in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, the West Bank (including East...

UNRWA, the EU and the map

The visit of the European Union Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency’s (UNRWA) schools in the Beddawi camp in Lebanon on 27 March...