Monthly Archives: April 2014

UNRWA: Blurring the Lines between Humanitarianism and Politics

http://jcpa.org/unrwa_blurring_the_lines/ The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has become one of the largest UN programs, with over 30,000 personnel operating in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, the...

Salzburg Austria’s Antisemitic Shadows: Finding Jew Alley

http://www.winnipegjewishreview.com/article_detail.cfm?id=4199&sec=1&title=Salzburg_Austria's_Antisemitic_Shadows:_Finding_Jew_Alley I had travelled to the enchanting and beautiful city of Salzburg Austria, a two hour train ride from Munich, and was just about to leave its old town when I went into a store...

The following question(s) have been tabled in the European Parliament

We will send you the answer(s) at the earliest opportunity.Click here to view the full list of newly tabled questions. Questions updated on Monday, 28 April 2014 P-004941/2014Question for written answerto the Commission (Vice-President/High Representative)Rule 117Bastiaan...

Israel Braces For Palestinian Attacks

Israel's military has been bracing for a Palestinian insurgency campaign. The Israeli military has intensified exercises and other operations to help prevent the outbreak of a Palestinian revolt in the West Bank and Jerusalem. The Israel...

Ending illusion of peace-seeking Abbas

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4512842,00.html Mahmoud Abbas ' decision to join forces with the Hamas terror organization, whether it happens or not, is nothing other than a slap in the face of anyone who saw him as a "partner,"...

Waiting for the Palestinian Godot

http://www.haaretz.com/opinion/1.586945 There are some moments a journalist will never forget. In early 1997, Yossi Beilin decided to trust me, and show me the document that proved that peace was within reach. The then-prominent and creative...

Baird Decries Setback Between Israelis and Palestinians

http://www.international.gc.ca/media/aff/news-communiques/2014/04/23b.aspx Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Canada is disappointed and concerned by today’s announcement regarding a potential Palestinian unity government. “Canada has long stated that we will deal only with a Palestinian...

Financing the Flames — NIF Parade Fracas Pushes Outraged Jewish Groups to Define Mainstream

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/edwin-black/financing-the-flames-nif-_b_5186281.html If a small group of grass-roots Jewish organizations have their way, more than one hundred protestors will assemble in New York City on April 29, 2014, each carrying a shofar. On cue, at 5:30...

Hamas wins, Abbas loses

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4512703,00.html When one examines the articles of the reconciliation agreement between Hamas and Fatah, one can quickly understand that this is an old soup that has been reheated. The agreement the two sides signed was...

Abbas’ fictional state

http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_opinion.php?id=8151 Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has heard about the latest videotape by al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri, in which Zawahri calls Abbas a "traitor who is selling out Palestine," and has gotten cold feet. But even...