Monday, November 19, 2018

UNRWA:Its Role in Gaza

In December 2008, after seven years of Hamas and other terrorist groups launching rockets and mortar shells from Gaza at civilians in the south of Israel, Hamas announced that a six-month temporary ceasefire—during which...

Journalist Bedein: UNRWA Landmark Study Author Joan Peters ‘Was Ahead of Her Time’

In an interview with VOI's Ernie Singer, Jerusalem-based Center for Near-East Policy Research head David Bedein says "From Time Immemorial" author Joan Peters -- who died Jan. 6th -- showed that the UN Relief...

State of Gush Katif, Northern Sinai and Northern Shomron Communities: Evacuee Update 2

Homesh On September 18 it was announced that more than 30 families from Homesh, northern Shomron, would be moving to temporary quarters at Yad Hana, a communist kibbutz. According to Menora Hazani, a community activist...

UNRWA Association with Hamas: An Overview.

A strong case can be made for the fact that the UNRWA policy regarding “right of return” has fomented radicalism in the population it assists. Additional material on the ways in which UNRWA promotes “right of...

Teaching “The Right of Return” in UNRWA Schools

The essence of the Middle East conflict is the century-long struggle between Jews and Palestinian Arabs over one piece of land stretching between the Mediterranean and the River Jordan, which both parties regard as their historic...

UNRWA: Overview and Policy Critique

UNRWA – the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees – was founded as a humanitarian agency but has subordinated its role as a service provider to a political agenda. It is the only UN...

A Hard Look at an Agency in Trouble

UNRWA, founded as a humanitarian agency over half a century ago, has subordinated its role as a service provider to a political agenda. The only UN agency dedicated exclusively to one group of refugees, it operates...

Help UNRWA Schools Get Funding: Remove UNRWA War Education

UNRWA reports that its $1.2 billion budget, funded by 62 nations, cannot come up with the necessary $101 million to launch the new school year for 492,000 students who study in 699 UNRWA schools...

UNRWA’s Anti-Israel Bias.

On October 22, 2010, the outgoing director of the New York office of the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Andrew Whitley, stunned his listeners at a Washington conference by arguing...

The Palestinian Refugees on the Day After “Independence”

On September 2, 2010, Israel and the PLO relaunched negotiations for a political settlement to resolve their conflict, with America providing sponsorship, pressure, and go-between services, and with Egypt and Jordan providing political backing. Among...