Thursday, October 19, 2017

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...

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...

See PA textbook incitement for yourself – funded by the US taxpayer

Last July, our agency raised concerns ​at the US Congress ​about current PA school books used in US-funded UNRWA schools. We have worked on this issue for the past 16 years. ​When the new PA school books...

UNRWA Educators Persist in Inciting Fellow Palestinians to Violence Against Israelis on Social Media

In spite of UN assurances to the contrary, Jew hatred and incitement to violence continue to grace the social media threads of teachers employed by the international body, pro-Israel blogger Elder of Ziyon reported...

Does anyone deny the Hamas-UNRWA connection?

Hamas, UNRWA meet over tragedy of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon BEIRUT, (PIC)-- A Hamas delegation met on Thursday UNRWA’s Director-General in Lebanon, Matthias Shamali, over the tragic situation of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. The Hamas delegation,...

A First Victory in the War for UNRWA Reform

Working as a community organization social work professional and as a journalist who has run a research center and news agency since 1987, I have been involved in a 28 year effort to reform...

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...

For presentation for US congressional staff July 31, 2015

Activities of the Islamic Bloc in UNRWA's schools after Operation Protective Edge The Islamic Bloc, Hamas student movement, resumed its activities in UNRWA schools after the last military confrontation between Israel and a coalition of...

Bankrupt UNRWA Could Close ‘Palestinian Refugee’ Schools

UNRWA, the UN body tasked with aiding "Palestinian refugees," has warned that it may have to close its schools as it goes bankrupt after years of falling into debt. Adnan Abu Hasna, UNRWA media adviser,...

Gauging UNRWA’s Purpose on its 65th Anniversary

On April 18, two roadside bombs exploded in the Gaza Strip. Neither of the IEDs planted by Salafi jihadists opposed to Hamas rule in the enclave caused serious damage, but both explosions targeted United...