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Daily Archives: June 4, 2015

CUT OFF BDS AT THE SPIGOT

Thousands of young people are now employed on campuses around the world, well financed and well organized, in an unprecedented effort that challenges the very legitimacy of Israel on every possible academic and economic...

Schoolbooks as a Factor in Peace Education: The Problematic Case of the Palestinian Authority

Schoolbooks in general are the most reliable indicator of the ideals a society would wish to instill in the minds of the younger generation. In an ongoing conflict, schoolbooks form one of many factors...

Germany has allocated funds to an UNRWA school in Gaza

Questions: Will Germany demand that UNRWA cancel military training in that UNRWA school? Will Germany demand  that UNRWA fire all teachers in that school who are affiliated with terror groups? Will Germany demand full transparency from UNRWA in the allocation...

UNRWA Archive Documents Memory and Continuity of Palestine Refugees

When the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) unveiled ‘The Long Journey’ – a selection of photographs and films from an ongoing project to preserve, protect and digitize the Agency’s massive archives –...

Amb Roet addresses UNRWA 65th anniversary conference

UNRWA has often remained silent while Hamas endangers the lives of Palestinians, including refugees, and commits war crimes by using civilian areas to target Israeli citizens. UNRWA spokespeople are quick to make accusations against...

A Critique of Obama’s Understanding of Israel

After I posted an interview with President Obama late last month, I received any number of interesting responses (and also many non-interesting responses, and also some profane non-interesting responses), but few were as comprehensive...