How ​to ​​facilitate a flow of donations​ for the people who dwell in UNRWA...

Not a day goes by when you do not see yet another news story about the genuine suffering of the descendants of Arab refugees who continue to wallow in the misery of the ​UNRWA...

The anti-semitism underlying UNRWA-USA fundraising

Here is UNRWA's chart describing the number of registered "refugees" under its purview in each of the five areas it works. If you look at the American Friends of UNRWA fundraising site, however, you find...
A man with an UNRWA flag in the southern Gaza Strip.. (photo credit:REUTERS)

A eulogy to an inspiration, Joan Peters

Joan Peters died Monday night at her home in Chicago. Her funeral will be on Thursday, January 8 at 10 AM at Anshe Emet, 3751 N. Broadway, in Chicago. Joan was best known for her landmark...

Event Summary: ‘Perpetuating Statelessness? UNRWA, Its Activities and Funding’

This is an event summary of a speech given by Bassam Eid, Director of the Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group, Dr. Arnon Groiss, Director of Research for the Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural...

01/05 Links Pt2: Mohammad Zoabi Breaks His Silence; The Miseducation of Chris Gunness

From Ian: Mohammad Zoabi Breaks His Silence Mohammad Zoabi has posted his first message since being forced to leave Israel due to threats against his life for supporting Israel and the Jewish people. Hello everybody. First of all...

UNRWA’s “Peace Starts Here” campaign silently dies

In 2010, to some fanfare, UNRWA launched a campaign called "Peace Starts Here." Its flagship video, only viewed some 11,000 times in four years, uses the word "peace" a lot but never really defines what...

The Miseducation of Chris Gunness

Much has been said about the controversial work of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, aka UNRWA. Once established for providing a relief for Arab refugees...

Amazing that UNRWA can say this with a straight face

The most recent report of the Commissioner-General of UNRWA to the UN, covering 2013, includes this head-scratcher of a line: "The situation also affected the 1.9 million registered Palestine refugees in the State of Palestine." So...

Brazil’s admission to the Advisory Commission of UNRWA

The United Nations General Assembly has decided, by Resolution 69/86, to admit Brazil as a member of the Advisory Commission of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near...

One for the Gunness Book of Records: The myth of an UNRWA policy of...

“We Are Returning Returning, returning, we are returning Borders shall not exist, nor citadels and fortresses Cry out, O those who have left: We are returning Returning to the homes, to the valleys, to the mountains Under the flag of...