Friday, September 22, 2017

UNRWA in Gaza and Terrorist Organizations A Cooperative Relationship

The UNRWA teachers’ union in the Gaza Strip has close to 7,000 members, the civil service sector has about 2,000 and the general UNRWA workers number about 1,500. Elections are held once every three years to...

Gaza UNRWA director Bo Schack complains about the humanitarian situation for the residents of...

Interview: UNRWA official urges efforts to ease humanitarian crisis in Gaza A senior United Nations (UN) official has said that the Palestinian population in Gaza in general, and refugees in particular, have suffered enough, urging...

The ​Time Has Come for UNRWA Reform: A Solution to the Palestinian Refugee Dilemma

A mantra is repeated almost every day in Middle East parlance: the need for a policy initiative that would extract the region from a simmering status quo which can only lead to a violent outcome. Israel,...

The anti-semitism underlying UNRWA-USA fundraising

Here is UNRWA's chart describing the number of registered "refugees" under its purview in each of the five areas it works. If you look at the American Friends of UNRWA fundraising site, however, you find...

Ten Talking Points: How to respond to UNRWA Attacks on its Critics

A senior public relations official of UNRWA met with our agency in Washington, DC on March 5, 2013 and viewed the film A CLASSROOM IN UNRWA,http://israelbehindthenews.com/bin/content.cgi?ID=5382&q=1 and voiced comments that deserve a rebuttal. Ten talking points...

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...

Our agency facilitated an informal briefing for US embassy officials at the Knesset, with...

Last week, our agency facilitated an informal briefing for US embassy officials at the Knesset, with experts on the subject of UNRWA policies. The following letter to the US Ambassador to Israel presents five...

Is Canada considering restoring funding to UNRWA?

As the Trudeau government continues to reverse foreign policy decisions of the Harper administration, questions are being raised whether that will include the resumption of funding for UNRWA, the UN agency that provides services...

Rising above personal attacks, the time has come to examine UNRWA policy

United Nations Relief and Works Agency spokesman Chris Gunness launched personal attacks this week against a Palestinian critic of UNRWA who wrote an op-ed for The Jerusalem Post, followed by a vitriolic attack against...

When will the media remember that UNRWA has diverted funds to HAMAS?

Now that documentation emerges that WORLD VISION diverted funds to HAMAS, when will the media remember that UNRWA has diverted funds to HAMAS? This is one of many pieces about the World Vision/Hamas connection http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-08-05/israel-charges-head-of-world-vision/7692594 ...