The “Apartheid” Poll and the Disinformation Discourse

The July 2021 Jewish Electorate Institute poll of American Jewish opinion on Israel has triggered sharp debate both in the United States and Israel. The poll shows that 25 percent of respondents believe that...

Review in Middle East Forum of GENESIS OF THE PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY

Genesis of the Palestinian Authority collects articles and policy papers by Bedein, director of The Center for Near East Policy Research and founder of the Israel Resource News Agency. The author has covered the Palestinian...

To Destroy Jerusalem by Howard Kaplan

TO DESTROY JERUSALEM, Kaplan’s fifth gripping Middle East thriller, is his longest and most ambitious to date. A historical novel set in 1990, the action races around the globe from Jerusalem, to Rio de...

UNRWA media advisor pushes anti-Israel fauxtography (UPDATE)

UNRWA media advisor Adnan Abu Hasna has a high-profile job in Gaza. Here he is with then-EU foreign affairs head Catherine Ashton: And with UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon:   Here is what the Facebook page of...

The inside story about an UNRWA official chased out ot Gaza

"The UN does not trust the Palestinian Relief Organization UNRWA" Matthias Schmale, the Gaza director of the controversial United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinians (UNRWA), had to resign after threats against him and...

Joan Peters, From Time Immemorial, Chapter 16: Jews in Palestine as “Illegals” and as...

Introduction The Balfour Declaration (1917) speaks definitively of , “...the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people”.  Four years later, The Mandate for Palestine repeats the identical phrase five times. Notwithstanding...

PBS Run Amok: Promoting UNRWA ​as ​an agency with no indiscretions

This ​is ​the John Yang PBS Interview with Scott Anderson, UNRWA Director of Operations, ​ on ​Feb. 19, 2018 ​​ https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/with-the-trump-administration-threatening-cuts-for-palestinian-support-aid-groups-wonder-what-comes-next ================== ​ ​We have offered to meet P​BS presenter John Yang ​& provide a reply to at least...

BOMS AND TEFF: Textbook ‘incitement’ debate not over yet

“Victims of Our Own Narratives” was the title of a recent handout given to journalists filling two rooms - one in Jerusalem and the other at the Press Club in Washington, DC. Headlines were...

‘Perpetuating Statelessness? UNRWA, Its Activities and Funding’

SPEAKERS:  Bassem Eid Director, Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group Dr. Arnon Groiss Deputy Director, IBA’s Arabic Radio Translator of Arabic Schoolbooks David Bedein, MSW Director, Center for Near East Policy Research Founder, The Israel Resource News Agency TIME: 12.30 – 2pm, Thursday 4th...