Thursday, October 18, 2018

Summary of Recent Escalation Along the Gaza Strip Border

Since mid-September 2018 Hamas has raised the level of its anti-Israel violence. It increased the number of riots and propaganda demonstrations along the border and their accompany violence. Events peaked during the “return marches” on...

Israel’s COGAT Problem

After Israel won the 1967 Six Day War, liberating eastern Jerusalem, the Golan Heights, Judea and Samaria and the Gaza Strip from Jordanian, Syrian and Egyptian occupation, these areas were placed under the authority...

The Attitude to Jews, Israel and Peace In the 2017/18 Palestinian Authority Schoolbooks for...

Executive Summary This study completes a four-year research activity, in which over 364 schoolbooks for grades 1-12 that were published by the Palestinian Authority (PA) in the years 2013-2018 were examined. The goal of that...

היחס ליהודים, לישראל ולשלום בספרי הלימוד של הרשות הפלסטינית לכיתות י”א, י”ב שהודפסו בשנים...

תמצית מנהלים מחקר זה משלים ארבע שנים של פעילות מחקרית שבמהלכה נבדקו 364 ספרי לימוד לכיתות א'- י"ב שהוצאו לאור ע"י הרשות הפלסטינית )רש"פ( בשנים 2013 - 2018 .מטרת פרוייקט המחקר הזה היתה לבדוק את היחס ל"אחר"...

UK exports to Israel up 75 percent to £2.6 billion in first half of...

Exports from the UK to Israel skyrocketed in the first six months of this year to £2.6 billion, an eyebrow-raising 75 percent increase on the eve of Brexit. Diplomats were quick to trumpet the six-monthly...

Why do the Arabs hate us so strongly? Why do the Arabs hate...

The root of the new Arab uprising is their educational system. In this week's episode, Jay Shapiro claims that except for David Bedein, no one has done an analysis of the Palestinian school curriculum sponsored...

Will Belgium Place Reasonable Conditions on Renewed Funds for UNRWA?

The Brussels Times reports that Belgium has doubled its funds to help UNRWA meet its budgetary deficit http://www.brusselstimes.com/belgium/12665/belgium-doubls-its-contribution-to-the-un-for-palestinian-refugees The question is whether Belgium will transfer funds to UNRWA with six reasonable conditions that reflect the principles...

We won’t let Hamas use UN funds for ‎terrorism, envoy pledges

U.N. Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov pledged over the ‎weekend to prevent Hamas, the terrorist ‎group that rules the Gaza Strip, from using United ‎Nations funds and facilities for terror purposes. ‎ Mladenov's remarks followed...

From Munich to Oslo and beyond

If anyone believed that the New Year would usher in an era of peace and harmony they should have had their fantasies rudely shattered…writes Michael Kuttner. I use the word “should” because unfortunately there are still...

Lobbing softball questions to UNRWA- letter published in the Jerusalem Post. Sept. 26, 2018

Your interview with UNRWA director general Pierre Krähenbühl (“UNRWA HEAD tells ‘Post’: You can’t just wish away a people and then hope the problem goes away” (September 12), http://jpost.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/viewer.aspx ) was flawed by questions...