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Monthly Archives: January 2018

World Israel News – Palestinian UN agency requires ‘fundamental’ reform, says US

For years, David Bedein who heads the Center for Near East Policy Research, has been a Don Quixote-like figure, railing against the evils of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). Over the...

Episode 182: Adapting a Book to the Screen — Interview with Howard Kaplan

Hey there word nerds! Today I am delighted to have author Howard Kaplan on the show! Howard is a native of Los Angeles, but he has lived in Israel and traveled to numerous places across the...

La otra cara de la ayuda económica a los palestinos

En una nueva etapa en el deterioro de las relaciones entre Estados Unidos y la Autoridad Palestina, el Presidente Donald Trump dijo que si los palestinos no vuelven a la mesa de negociaciones, Estados...

Belgium Steps in After Trump Admin Suspends Aid, Pledges $23m to UN Palestinian Refugee...

Belgium has stepped in to help out the UN Agency assisting Palestinian refugees with an immediate disbursement of $23 million Wednesday a day after the Trump administration suspended $65 million in aid for the international organization. Belgian...

Will UN’s doomsday scenarios materialize if US cuts Palestinian aid?

While the United States has yet to cut off financial aid to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the UN agency that funds “Palestinian refugees” has already begun a media campaign warning...

UNRWA’s Anti-Peace Curriculum Violates UN Charter

In the wake of U.S. threats to cut aid to the UN relief agency for Palestinians, a look at UNRWA textbooks—which deny Jewish rights in Palestine and erase Israel from the map—shows that the...

Genesis of the Palestinian Authority

Genesis of the Palestinian Authority by David Bedein and edited by Rabbi Dr. Bernhard Rosenberg Printed by CreateSpace, 2017. 577 pp. $24.99. Reviewed by Beila Rabinowitz Militant Islam Monitor Middle East Quarterly Winter 2018 Genesis of the Palestinian Authority collects articles and...

ABBAS TEARS OFF THE MASK

For years, America, Britain and the EU have insisted that Mahmoud Abbas is a moderate and a statesman-in-waiting who deserves to be rewarded with a state of Palestine. For years, they have insisted that...

Six ways to reform UNRWA

In “UNRWA’s unsettling impact” (My Word, January 12), Liat Collins is mistaken in her suggestion to incorporate UNRWA into the UNHCR. It is not because her idea is illogical – it is not possible. UNRWA...

A lesson in incitement

A potential hot potato known as the "UNRWA file" has been on a back burner in Washington for months, unreported. UNRWA – the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees – is being...