David Bedein

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David Bedein is an MSW community organizer and an investigative journalist.   In 1987, Bedein established the Israel Resource News Agency at Beit Agron to accompany foreign journalists in their coverage of Israel, to balance the media lobbies established by the PLO and their allies.   Mr. Bedein has reported for news outlets such as CNN Radio, Makor Rishon, Philadelphia Inquirer, Los Angeles Times, BBC and The Jerusalem Post, For four years, Mr. Bedein acted as the Middle East correspondent for The Philadelphia Bulletin, writing 1,062 articles until the newspaper ceased operation in 2010. Bedein has covered breaking Middle East negotiations in Oslo, Ottawa, Shepherdstown, The Wye Plantation, Annapolis, Geneva, Nicosia, Washington, D.C., London, Bonn, and Vienna. Bedein has overseen investigative studies of the Palestinian Authority, the Expulsion Process from Gush Katif and Samaria, The Peres Center for Peace, Peace Now, The International Center for Economic Cooperation of Yossi Beilin, the ISM, Adalah, and the New Israel Fund.   Since 2005, Bedein has also served as Director of the Center for Near East Policy Research.   A focus of the center's investigations is The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). In that context, Bedein authored Roadblock to Peace: How the UN Perpetuates the Arab-Israeli Conflict - UNRWA Policies Reconsidered, which caps Bedein's 28 years of investigations of UNRWA. The Center for Near East Policy Research has been instrumental in reaching elected officials, decision makers and journalists, commissioning studies, reports, news stories and films. In 2009, the center began decided to produce short movies, in addition to monographs, to film every aspect of UNRWA education in a clear and cogent fashion.   The center has so far produced seven short documentary pieces n UNRWA which have received international acclaim and recognition, showing how which UNRWA promotes anti-Semitism and incitement to violence in their education'   In sum, Bedein has pioneered The UNRWA Reform Initiative, a strategy which calls for donor nations to insist on reasonable reforms of UNRWA. Bedein and his team of experts provide timely briefings to members to legislative bodies world wide, bringing the results of his investigations to donor nations, while demanding reforms based on transparency, refugee resettlement and the demand that terrorists be removed from the UNRWA schools and UNRWA payroll.   Bedein's work can be found at: www.IsraelBehindTheNews.com and www.cfnepr.com. A new site,unrwa-monitor.com, will be launched very soon.

Have seen a petition ​of Jewish groups ​against the government​ of Israel

Perhaps the signatories will ask the US to demand that the PA repeal its unprecedented law which provides an automatic salary for life for...

Holding the EU up to its own standards

As the head of the Nahum Bedein Center for Near East Policy Research, I have covered the Palestinian Authority school system since the very...

Behind the scene with David Bedein – January 19, 2023

Behind the scene with David Bedein - January 19, 2023 https://israelbehindthenews.com/wp-content/uploads/videos/BehindTheScene-20230119-V2.mp4  

Behind the scene with David Bedein – January 10, 2023

Behind the scene with David Bedein - January 10, 2023 https://israelbehindthenews.com/wp-content/uploads/videos/BehindTheScene-20230111-V2.mp4  

All Canadians suffer when hatred, lies and bigotry is unchecked

Re: Another Israel super-critic gets funding from the Trudeau Liberals, Barbara Kay, Dec. 31 Article content Barbara Kay’s article should cause huge concern for all minorities, not...

Challenges to the new government of Israel ,to be sworn in during Chanukah, next...

David Bedein, Bureau Chief   December , 2022 Challenges to the new  government of Israel ,to  be sworn in during Chanukah,  a time which marks the  miracle...

Canadian Military Launched Investigation Into Summer Riots In Judea

In July, riots were perpetrated by masked men in the Hebron region, located in Area C of Judea, an area under Israeli sovereignty. Were...

The reason for this message is that Mercaz USA has decided to involve itself...

November 11, 2022   Attn: Sarrae Crane Executive Director, MERCAZ USA 520 Eighth Avenue, 4th Floor New York, NY 10018 Tel.  212.533.2061 info@mercazusa.org In that context: 1.Will Mercaz USA issue a statement calling for the...

How to defeat the PLO and UNRWA

Following the US and Israel elections: Our document to submit to the new US Congress & the Israeli Knesset, Nov. 13, 2022

As Dr. Gorvine is buried

Harold Gorvine, my history teacher, from the time I  was 14, has died. Harold's way of teaching  was unique. He told us not to take...