Thursday, April 26, 2018

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Let My People Know

US is a prime funder of UNRWA education. Therefore  US Congress conducted its first GAO study of new PA texts used in UNRWA schools  ​Yet  the US State Department ​has ​now ​asked  Congress  to not publicize the...

The Test of the March of Return: Violence in the West Bank

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The real test of Hamas’s March of Return campaign in Gaza lies in its ability to mobilize mass violence in Jerusalem, Ramallah, Bethlehem, Hebron, and other parts of the West Bank. So far,...

Jew of the Week: Ruth Deech

Ruth Lynn Fraenkel (b. 1943) was born in London to Jewish-Polish refugees who fled the Nazis. She studied law at Oxford University's prestigious St. Anne's College, and there met her future husband John Deech. After...

The real riot agenda

Quote of the day: “A riot is a spontaneous outburst. A war is subject to advance planning”…writes Michael Kuttner. This succinctly sums up the mayhem surrounding the staged, organised and choreographed drama on the Gaza/Israel...

‘Are You Ready for Children Coming at You with Guns?’ Israel Braces as UN...

A big showdown is brewing on Israel's border with the Gaza Strip. Weekend riots turned deadly, and now Israel's military may enter Gaza to stop Hamas terrorists from stoking more violence that some predict could...

Let My People Know. A message for the Pesach Seder

Israel Resource News Agency & Center for Near East Policy Research US is primary funder of UNRWA education. Israel supports UNRWA schools. Give feedback to the US and Israel. From new UNRWA textbooks introduced in 2018*: A...

UNRWA’s Mortal Enemy

Article by Tawfiq Abu Shumar in ​​Sawa News​,​ ​a ​Palestinian news agency​,​ on Wed​s, March 14, 2018​. Arabic source: https://palsawa.com/post/145326 The plan to dismantle UNRWA is no longer a secret plan. Rather, it has become the...

Preparations for the “Great Return March” – Update

Overview Preparations continue in the Gaza Strip for a mass march to Israel’s border (the “great return march”). To that end the Palestinian organizations operating in the Gaza Strip have organized a “national committee” which...

Iranian nuclear weapons and “Palestine” Twin perils for Israel

"I think, therefore I am." René Descartes, Discourse on Method Although difficult to calibrate or measure, Iranian nuclearization and Palestinian statehood  are likely progressing at roughly the same pace. To be sure, this coincident or near-...

From Time Immemorial, Summary of Chapter 1: The Puzzle’s Extra Pieces

Introduction Joan Peters’ book, published in 1984 and 7 years in the making, began as a sympathetic investigation into the reasons why the Palestinians have remained refugees since the Israeli War of Independence in 1948....