Wednesday, November 14, 2018

When a US government official calls you a liar, you go on the offense.

Exactly two years ago, a senior official at the US State Department called me a liar, to my face. He informed me that all the work that we had done on the Palestinian Authority...

Newest UNRWA School books presented for the first time… at the Swedish Parliament

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), fostered in 1948 to aid more than half a million Arabs refugees who left their homes in during Israel War of Independence, today serves more than...

How can UNRWA, with $1.2 billion allocated  from 68 donor nations,  be on the...

UNRWA receives $1.2 billion in allocations from 68 nations along with NGO's. Here are the allocation stats to UNRWA: https://www.unrwa.org/sites/default/files/donor_ranking_with_un_agencies_overall.pdf UNRWA claims financial disaster? https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20170913-unrwa-will-have-no-money-by-the-end-of-this-month-official-says/ How can this be? Is this because UNRWA needs  to adopt a system of transparency...

RESPONSE TO UNRWA ATTACKS ON OUR FILM, UNRWA UPRISING

UNRWA spokesman Chris Gunness has charged that the film “is a catalogue of misrepresentation.” He charges that, “There is no evidence whatsoever to substantiate the claim that UNRWA supported the so called “Great March”,...

The Six-Day War: An Inevitable Conflict

NOTE: This Perspective was originally published in the Summer 2017 issue of the Middle East Quarterly. It is part of a forthcoming BESA Center study on the Six-Day War that will be published to coincide with...

Thoughts from Norway: Palestinian schools promote war  against Jews

The Norwegian Foreign Minister now has an important issue on her table. It demands great courage, because it involves a change from previous policies. The former Foreign Minister, Børge Brende, last years halted  a...

LETTER FROM NEDA: Breaking Development: The Iranian Regime Sends 37 Rangers to Plan...

Following the recent clashes between Hamas in Gaza with the Israeli army, the Islamic Republic has not only dispatched large amounts of arms, financial support and operative forces for the Palestinians: The Iranans...

Princeton Hillel Rabbi Barred Israeli and Arab Speaker​s for Being Too Pro Israel.​.

This week, Princeton Hillel Rabbi Julie Roth barred Israel Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely from addressing Princeton Hillel. http://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Princeton-Hillel-director-cancels-Deputy-Foreign-Ministers-talk-on-campus-513541 ​This is in keeping with Rabbi Roth's allergy to pro Israel speakers. ​ Eight years ago, in my...

Old Palestinian Arab Families Sold Land to Jews

The weekly Fasl al-Maqal, owned by Arab-Israeli parliament deputy Azmi Beshara and based in the predominantly Arab city of Nazareth in north Israel, ran a list of 54 leading Palestinians who sold land to...

Abba Eban: the June 1967 map represented Israel’s “Auschwitz” borders

When Abba Eban, appeared at the United Nations following the Six Day war, Israel's foreign minister, he described the fragility of Israel's 1949-1967 map as Israel's "Auschwitz" lines. Abba Eban, who died on November 17,...