The Long-Awaited Report on UNRWA’s Misuse of Donor Funds and Breach of Its Mandate

UNRWA’s mandate has been renewed by the UN General Assembly for the past 70 years, and its current mandate is set to expire on June 30, 2020. Yet, as additional countries join the ranks...

UNRWA: Where Has All the Money Gone?

Historic Overview At midnight on 14 May 1948, the 30-year British Mandate for Palestine was formally ended by the British Colonial Office. Britain’s chaotic evacuation of its civilian and military personnel—with no arrangements having...

Replacing UNRWA in Jerusalem – a long way to go

The process of replacing UNRWA schools in Jerusalem with alternative schools will not be an easy one, despite the best of intentions to do just that from Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon and his deputy...

USA – Law Against Hateful Palestinian Textbooks

Enforcement of the right on international territory is tedious, but persistence is bearing fruit. The US House of Representatives unanimously passed the "Law for Peace and Tolerance in Palestinian Education" (HR 2343). Washington complains...

Comprehensive report: 20 year study of texts used by PA and UNRWA

On Sunday, December 22nd, 2019, at noon at the Jerusalem municipality, in building 1 in the Jerusalem Municipality (Safra Square 1), in the "model room", at a briefing hosted by Jerusalem Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem,...

Qatar provides support to UNRWA

Qatar, represented by the Qatar Fund For Development (QFFD), and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) signed an agreement to provide support aimed at protecting...

Newly renewed, will UNRWA act in accordance with UN values?

Now that the UN General Assembly has granted a new lease on life to UNRWA, Will leading UNRWA donor nations - Germany, Japan, Canada, the UK, Belgium, Holland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Italy, France...

UNRWA mandate renewal needs some reasonable conditions added

It is a foregone conclusion that the UN General Assembly will vote today, Friday, December 13th, to renew the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) mandate, which will...

Towards the UNRWA mandate renewal: Involve the UNRWA Donor Nations

It is a foregone conclusion that the UN General Assembly will vote to renew the UNRWA mandate this Friday, December 13th,  which will once again confine descendants of Arab refugees from the 1948 war to...

From Auschwitz to UNRWA: German Complicity Continues

Next month, a convocation will occur to mark the 75th anniversary the liberation of Auschwitz. This is not a look to the past. Germany resumes its war on Jews, 75 years later. How? Following the US withdrawal of...