Israel’s Perilous Moment, Then and Now

A review of Israel’s Moment: International Support for and Opposition to Establishing the Jewish State, 1945–1949 by Jeffrey Herf, Cambridge University Press, 500 pages (April 2022) On November 29th, Israel will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the...

Does UNRWA Educational System Prepare the Palestinian Children and Youth for a War against...

Introduction The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for the Palestinian refugees has been operating since 1950 in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Judea and Samaria (including East Jerusalem) and the Gaza Strip. It offers welfare, health and education...

What are Harvard students taught about Israel?

Much has written about the recent endorsement of BDS by the editors of The Harvard Crimson, the Harvard student newspaper. But how do you suppose Harvard students got that way? Could it have anything...

Sour notes and tone deaf

This has been a bumper week during which rhetoric and incitement combined to produce toxic results and tone deaf responses. It highlighted yet again the unlimited capacity for many to display their total detachment from...

Crossfire in Jenin

  The Palestinian Authority blocked the autopsy of Al Jazeera journalist to determine if she was shot in Jenin by IDF soldiers or by Palestinian gunmen in crossfire incident. * * * BTW, if you're a Dry...

Are the Palestinians turning against UNRWA?

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East has come under attack from the Palestinian Authority over an emergency policy change that both the PA and Gaza's rulers...

What Motivates an Arab to Murder a Jew

What would cause an Arab to grab an automatic weapon, kill random bystanders, and flee like a jackal into the night? Look no further than the law enacted by the nascent Palestinian Authority which in...

The Condemnation of Terror by Mansour Abbas: Is It Real?

Muhammad Majadla, head of Nas Radio’s news department, Channel 12 commentator, and weekly columnist for Globes, said that “today Ra’am is planning an important speech, they say, by Mansour Abbas in Hebrew and Arabic. On the second evening...

Hysteria is unnecessary, but public pressure is important

A little perspective. In terms of Palestinian terrorism, nothing new or surprising happened last week. It was a spate of incidents. So on one hand, there is no need for a hysterical response, but...

David Bedein asks: will PA/UNRWA indoctrination to war be on the agenda?

Biden Secretly Pushing for PA-Israel Summit The Biden Administration is again pressuring the State of Israel to hold senior-level diplomatic talks with the Palestinian Authority, at the White House, according to a report by the...