Daily Archives: May 7, 2021

Preventable and predictable

When tragedy strikes the often-heard explanation is that it was “an act of God” and therefore unforeseen and beyond the ability of humans to prevent it. Climatic disasters such as hurricanes, tornados, floods, tsunamis, volcanoes...

European Parliament Raps UNRWA

AS MENTIONED BELOW -  ֹTHE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ASKED THE EUROPEAN UNION TO DENOUNCE THE UNRWA SCHOOLS. BEFORE POSTING THIS PIECE, THE BEDEIN CENTER FOR NEAR EAST POLICY RESEARCH ASKED THE EU IF THEY WOULD COMPLY...

American students in Israel, 1971 film now available

In 1971, at the end of my first year in Israel. fellow American students at Hebrew University (1970-71) produced Milk and Honey Experience (34 min, 1971). In the words of Bob Tabak, also at Hebrw U that year: The young...

Policy Briefing for Congressional Staff: UNRWA Fact vs Fiction: Countering Disinformation and Helping Palestinians

UNRWA policy briefing for US Congressional Staff: UNRWA Fact vs Fiction: Countering Disinformation and Helping Palestinians Tuesday May 11, 2021 at 1:30pm EST As Congress considers the Administration's request for renewed UNRWA funding, you are invited to a timely briefing to...