Friday, November 16, 2018

Can Tyrants Make Peace? A Perspective on the Syrian/Israel Talks in Washington

One of the lessons of the twentieth century that is that a tyrant does not make peace with a democratically elected leader. A dictator views an agreement with a democracy as one of expediency, designed...

P.A. Accountability

While the US Congress deliberates over whether or not to comply with the request of President Clinton to grant an additional $400M to the Palestinian Authority, a team of Palestinian and Israeli journalists have...

That Was the Week That Was in the Official Media of the Palestinian Authority

The Palestinian media highlighted the latest in the negotiations with Israel and preparations for final status negotiations. The lead story concerned the dispute between Israel and the Palestinian Authority over plans by Prime Minister...

Interview: UJC VP Gail Hyman on Award to Arafat

IMRA interviewed Gail Hyman, Vice President of Marketing and Public Affairs at the UJC - United Jewish Communities - the major fundraising organization in the American Jewish Community. IMRA: I understand that there is an...

UJC hires Private Investigator to Find Out Bedein’s “Arafat Sources”

Background: Israel Resource News Agency Bureau Chief, David Bedein, has refused to disclose his sources to the "United Jewish Communities" concerning his investigations of the UJC's proposed grant of the "Isaiah Award for Peace" to...

Editorial of The Forward, New York

"Isaiah & Solender" "Information published today about a decision to present Yasser Arafat with the United Jewish Communities Isaiah Award misrepresents the facts and is misleading. There was never any intent to issue the award...

Christian Groups Who Were Expelled This Past Month

While these groups vary slightly from each other in exact denomination and particular ideology, they share a common expectation: a return of Jesus sometime in the immediate future. This expectation has prompted the members...

Analysis: The Isaiah Award to Arafat

Our news agency, which covers the Palestinian Authority and the peace process, has been informed by the Palestinian Authority that the United Jewish Communities UJC Prime Minister's Mission will indeed provide the Isaiah Award...

Palestinian Authority Confirms Jewish Advocate Report, Says UJC Will Still Give Award to PLO...

BOSTON, Oct. 14 -- By early October, the plan by United Jewish Communities (UJC) officials to award Yasir Arafat its Isaiah peace prize was set. The award had already been purchased, Arafat's office had...

Prof. Irwin Cotler’s Presentation on the Subject of Freeing Terrorists in the Context of...

On September 14, 1999, the renowned international human rights lawyer and professor of law at McGill University, Irwin Cotler, delivered a comprehensive presentation at the Beit Agron International Press Center concerning the current release...