Part X: The Peace Institutes

Despite the daily accounts of the destruction of European Jewry, the leading American Jewish organizations believed that at the end of the war, there would be a significant number of surviving Jews who would...

Fatah movement takes responsibility for terror attacks

The al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, the military arm of Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement, has returned to terror activity. An announcement from "the joint room for the nightly disruptions unit in Ramallah and Al-Bireh,"...

Congressman Brad Sherman Statement on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Marking up the Peace...

I look forward to the House Foreign Affairs Committee marking up my bill, the Peace and Tolerance in Palestinian Education Act, which passed through the Committee unanimously in the previous Congress and now has a...

Unanswered questions about the Amiram ben Ulliel conviction

Here in a concise manner, we list many of the unacceptable practices in the Duma arson conviction which was upheld recently on appeal to the Supreme Court:: The first days after the arson: Without any...

What UNRWA’s Leader Didn’t Tell the UN Security Council

Last Thursday, UNRWA Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini gave a statement to the UN Security Council saying — as the agency has said every year for decades — that it is in existential danger. There is plenty...

Mahmoud Abbas’ “50 Holocausts” Remarks Are Part of the Palestinian Narrative

Institute for Contemporary Affairs Founded jointly with the Wechsler Family Foundation Vol. 22, No. 19 Mahmoud Abbas’ remarks about the “50 holocausts” carried out by Israel and the subsequent international criticism catalyzed Palestinians to support the...

Berlin police investigate Abbas’ Holocaust comments

- David Bedein Berlin police have opened a preliminary investigation against Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas over his comments this week that Israel had committed “50 Holocausts” against Palestinians. The remarks, during a news conference in...

Ten talking points for UNRWA donor Nations

A German academic asked for advice from the Nachum Bedein Center for Near East Policy Center as to how he could influence  UNRWA policy. His concern was motivated by Germany's increasing its donation to...

‘Operation Breaking Dawn’ was a mixed bag

As we look back over the past few weeks, it is exceedingly important to avoid drawing hasty conclusions about the outcome of Israel’s brief conflict with Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) in Gaza. When we...

UN punishes official who slammed Palestinian terror group’s missile attacks into Israel

The United Nations last week disciplined an employee who works with Palestinians in disputed territories for her tweet condemning the Iranian regime-backed Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) and its "indiscriminate" missile fire into Israel. The U.N....