Monthly Archives: November 1999

P.A. Accountability

While the US Congress deliberates over whether or not to comply with the request of President Clinton to grant an additional $400M to the Palestinian Authority, a team of Palestinian and Israeli journalists have...

That Was the Week That Was in the Official Media of the Palestinian Authority

The Palestinian media highlighted the latest in the negotiations with Israel and preparations for final status negotiations. The lead story concerned the dispute between Israel and the Palestinian Authority over plans by Prime Minister...

Interview: UJC VP Gail Hyman on Award to Arafat

IMRA interviewed Gail Hyman, Vice President of Marketing and Public Affairs at the UJC - United Jewish Communities - the major fundraising organization in the American Jewish Community. IMRA: I understand that there is an...

UJC hires Private Investigator to Find Out Bedein’s “Arafat Sources”

Background: Israel Resource News Agency Bureau Chief, David Bedein, has refused to disclose his sources to the "United Jewish Communities" concerning his investigations of the UJC's proposed grant of the "Isaiah Award for Peace" to...

Editorial of The Forward, New York

"Isaiah & Solender" "Information published today about a decision to present Yasser Arafat with the United Jewish Communities Isaiah Award misrepresents the facts and is misleading. There was never any intent to issue the award...

Christian Groups Who Were Expelled This Past Month

While these groups vary slightly from each other in exact denomination and particular ideology, they share a common expectation: a return of Jesus sometime in the immediate future. This expectation has prompted the members...