Thursday, October 18, 2018

Tag: Cities

Lobbing softball questions to UNRWA- letter published in the Jerusalem Post. Sept. 26, 2018

Your interview with UNRWA director general Pierre Krähenbühl (“UNRWA HEAD tells ‘Post’: You can’t just wish away a people and then hope the problem goes away” (September 12), http://jpost.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/viewer.aspx ) was flawed by questions...

PM Netanyahu’s Speech to the UN General Assembly

(Communicated by the Prime Minister's Media Adviser) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today (Thursday, 27 September 2018), addressed the UN General Assembly: "Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, When I spoke here, three years ago, Israel stood alone among...

Response to Jpost interview with the head of UNRWA

David Bedein Director Israel Resource News Agency Center for Near East Policy Research The interview conducted of UNRWA Director General Pierre Krähenbühl by Tova Lazaroff in the Jerusalem Post of Sept. 12, entitled "UNRWA HEAD APPEALS TO ARAB...

Newest Palestinian Authority Schoolbooks for Grades 11 and 12

Sept. 9, 2018  In the New Year, The Center for Near East Policy Research has  again engaged the expertise of Dr. Arnon Groiss to examine and translate the newest Palestinian Authority Schoolbooks for Grades 11...

UNRWA Funding Cutoff: What Next?

On August 31, the State Department indicated that the United States was ceasing all contributions to the UN Relief and Works Agency, the primary aid organization for Palestinian refugees. In addition to citing “the very...

The Status of Jerusalem in International and Israeli Law

Executive Summary Most member states of the United Nations still refuse to recognize Jerusalem as the united capital of Israel, even though more than 50 years have passed since the city’s unification in 1967. The United...

How UNRWA contributes to the violent campaign of the Palestinian Right of Return: A...

On November 2nd, 1917, Foreign secretary Lord Arthur James Balfour sent a letter to Baron Rothschild, a prominent figure within the Jewish community in England. The Balfour Declaration declared British support for the Jewish...

This Time Kushner is Right

Recent reports quoting Palestinian officials indicate that US peace envoys seek to eliminate the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees. UNRWA is a UN refugee agency exclusively responsible for Palestinian “refugees”...

Pause to Rearm

DAVID BEDEIN, JERUSALEM POST, JULY 30, 2018 The Jerusalem Post mistakenly reported that a “cease-fire” was achieved with Hamas (“Shaky cease-fire after Gaza sniper kills IDF soldier,” July 22). The paper’s use of the term “cease-fire”...

The Allied Powers Holocaust: A Continuing Saga

PART ONE: OVERVIEW Throughout the years of the Obama administration and the Bush administration before it, Israel faced diplomatic and political pressures of growing intensity which reinforced long preexisting demands for concessions that would compromise...