Palestinian Authority textbooks: the attitude to Jews, Israel and peace (Update, June 2018)

Right: Representing the Western Wall (al-Buraq Wall) as sacred exclusively to Muslims: “…the al-Buraq Wall is part of the western wall of al-Aqsa mosque and right to it belongs exclusively to Muslims” (from the...

Joan Peters, From Time Immemorial, Chapter 10: The Population Under the Turks, Mid-Nineteenth Century...

Introduction: Peters prefaces this chapter with two quotations.  The first is from a remarkable Anglican clergyman, James Parkes,  born on Guernsey, he fought in WW 1, and spent substantial time on the Continent.  There, he...

If ‘Never Again’ is to be a pledge

Collective memories are usually celebratory, focusing on elements of the past that a society is most proud of. This is unfortunate. After all, societies stand to learn as much from their failures as from...

Abbas mentions Psagot shooting to visiting MKs- does not condemn

http://imra.org.il/story.php3?id=62040 Abbas mentions - but does not condemn - Psagot shootingBy LAHAV HARKOV The Jerusalem Post 7 October 2013 16:32http://www.jpost.com/Diplomacy-and-Politics/Abbas-mentions-but-doesnt-condemn-Psagot-shooting-328082 All violence on both sides should be condemned, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told MKs visiting...

Israel Support Committee of Central NJ to Discuss UNRWA

The Israel Support Committee of Central New Jersey will have four experts from The Center for Near East Policy Research explain how the United Nations Relief Works Agency (UNRWA) became a terrorist incubator. UNRWA was...

The Legacy of Shimon Peres: Durban Renewal

As Israel reels from the British academic boycott against it, the gathering of NGO's under the UN banner in 2001 in Durban, South Africa has not been forgotten. At that precedent-setting conference prominent Israeli, Palestinian...

Official PA radio news — 12th February, 2001

Summary and Analysis V.O.P. justified the murder of the Israeli driver Tzahi Sasson last night near the Jerusalem-Bethlehem by-pass tunnel, when it announced at the opening of its 8 a.m. morning news that the dead...

UNHCR will not Handle the Descendants of Refugees… Unlike UNRWA

This information was secured from Brenda Goddard, who is with the legal department at UNHCR headquarters in Geneva: If a refugee situation continues for a long period of time -- as for example it has...

No Requirement to Eliminate Anti-semitic Curriculum

BEIT DAJAN, West Bank - American and Palestinian officials inaugurated a new wing to the local primary school Thursday, expanding the facility's capacity by three grades and allowing older students to study in their...

Who UNRWA is, and what we do

As frequently as times and seasons change, so do allegations against UNRWA emerge in the media, often at moments of political uncertainty. Hence it is with some weariness that I address the latest spate...