Monday, January 21, 2019

Editorial: UNRWA reform, and a new beginning

For some, the thought of President Trump’s decision to withhold $65 million in pledged aid to a United Nations agency that provides food, housing, and education to Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza...

Six ways to reform UNRWA

In “UNRWA’s unsettling impact” (My Word, January 12), Liat Collins is mistaken in her suggestion to incorporate UNRWA into the UNHCR. It is not because her idea is illogical – it is not possible. UNRWA...

Confirmed – US Congressional GAO investigation of PA texts taught in UNRWA schools completed:...

A journalist and constituent of Sen. James Risch (R-IDAHO), the chairman of the US Senate Near East Subcommittee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee asked the GAO (Government Accountability Office) the status of the...

Where has all the Flour Gone: The Fake Humanitarian UNRWA Crisis

Over that past month, members of the US House Middle East Subcommittee raised concerns that humanitarian aid does not reach the Palestinian population, especially in Gaza. The Center for Near East Policy Research, CFNEPR, contacted...

Israel, Jews and Peace in PA Textbooks Now Used in UNRWA Schools

This paper updates a report titled "UNRWA's Problematic Educational Role in the Middle East Conflict". The said report, issued in September 2017, reviewed UNRWA's role in perpetuating the Middle East conflict, having used for...

UNRWA ​and Canada – the lie continues

U​NRWA has hired a sophisticated high power PR firm, Marathon Strategies, which plants information in high places ​to convey the impression that UNRWA ​carries out necessary reforms. In 2009, Canada ​had cancelled its funding of the...

Jerusalem, the “Right of Return” and Violence As Currently Taught at UNRWA Schools In...

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) was created in the wake of the 1948 Arab-Israeli war. It provides education, health and social services to a unique type of population in the whole...

Germany ​is now the third largest funder of UNRWA

Germany ​​is now the third largest funder of UNRWA, whose schools now indoctrinates every UNRWA student to liberate all of Palestine in the name of the so-called “right of return”, a code word for...

What is the Israeli government’s true position on Trump’s UNRWA initiative?

While Netanyahu publicly endorses Trump’s position on withdrawing US funding for UNRWA, behind the scenes, the Israeli government is seeking that the US condition their assistance on ending the incitement in UNRWA schools rather...

UNRWA will not go away just because it loses US funds

The GAO, the General Accounting Office, the investigative arm of the US Congress, is scheduled to issue a massive report on the indiscretions of UNRWA during the month of February. That report will create...