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Editor’s report: A taxi ride to a Palestinian refugee camp

Several years ago, I was asked by an Israeli journalist to go to the UNWRA Palestinian Refuge camp of Deheishe in Bethlehem (under the jurisdiction of the Palestinian Authority) to snap some photos he...

The Palestinian State Constitution 

In 2004,  shortly before the death of PLO leader Yassir Arafat, the Pope's ambassador in Jerusalem, also known as the Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Pietro Sambi, invited me to his  home on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem to present a document that...

Caricature Issued on March 14, 2020 by the Palestine Information Center which Implicates Israel...

Background of The Palestine Information Center, the media advocate of the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Auhority. https://english.palinfo.com/about-us

The Tenth Round of Escalation in the Gaza Strip: What Next?

On February 23 and 24, 2020, there was another significant round of escalation in the Gaza Strip,1 the tenth since the beginning of the return marches (March 30, 2018). It was instigated by the...

Concerning Olmert’s embrace of Abbas, as reported in the JPost ” Abbas is...

"Abbas is Israel's best negotiating partner" https://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Olmert-Abbas-is-Israels-best-negotiating-partner-617306 Olmert should be asked three questions. 1. What is his reaction to the unprecedented law that Abbas legislated which provides an automatic award for life for anyone who murders a...

All eyes on Germany as UN Security Council debates anti-Israel resolution

It comes as no surprise that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas declared President Trump’s Middle East peace plan “dead on arrival” even before it was presented at the White House this month. Indeed, the Palestinian Authority arrested the one Palestinian...

Abbas’ Palestinian Authority Hurts Everybody

The Palestinian Authority was established in 1994 as the main product of the Oslo Accords. Based on responsibilities outlined for it in the agreement, expectations from the new entity were very high. The P.A....

The Palestinian Authority donor machin

When it comes to humanitarian aid to the Palestinian Authority, transparency does not exist. The result is a rich Palestinian elite, which builds exclusive neighborhoods around Ramallah, leaving thousands of shoddily constructed apartments without services for the...

Jews, Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in Teachers’ Guides Published by the Palestinian Authority’s...

The purpose of this study is checking the attitude to Israel, the Jews and the IsraeliPalestinian conflict as reflected in the teachers' guides, namely, books issued by the Palestinian Authority's Ministry of Education in...