Lies, Damned Lies and UNRWA Pledging Conferences

Will the United Nations ever face up to the awkward reality that it is subsidizing terrorists in Gaza? Or is that too touchy a topic because it might interfere with UN demands for more...

Bracing for Collapse: Abbas Loses Control in PA Areas

The Palestinian Authority is quietly bracing for the prospect of collapse amid the unprecedented violence by members of the ruling Fatah movement. PA leaders have acknowledged that they cannot stem the chaos in Palestinian areas or...

The Palestinian Refugees on the Day After “Independence”

On September 2, 2010, Israel and the PLO relaunched negotiations for a political settlement to resolve their conflict, with America providing sponsorship, pressure, and go-between services, and with Egypt and Jordan providing political backing. Among...

Report #4, September 21-22nd: State of Gush Katif, Northern Sinai and Northern Shomron Communities

Families to "Karavilot" in Yad Binyamin The first group of families moved into the "kavilot" in Yad Binyamin on September 21. They were from the Torat Haim yeshiva of Rav Tal. There have been a number...

Help UNRWA Schools Get Funding: Remove UNRWA War Education

UNRWA reports that its $1.2 billion budget, funded by 62 nations, cannot come up with the necessary $101 million to launch the new school year for 492,000 students who study in 699 UNRWA schools...

UNRWA’s Anti-Israel Bias.

On October 22, 2010, the outgoing director of the New York office of the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Andrew Whitley, stunned his listeners at a Washington conference by arguing...

UNRWA:Its Role in Gaza

In December 2008, after seven years of Hamas and other terrorist groups launching rockets and mortar shells from Gaza at civilians in the south of Israel, Hamas announced that a six-month temporary ceasefire—during which...

UNRWA’s Self-serving Agenda

Since June 1967, operations in the West Bank and Gaza by the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) have been carried out in accordance with an explicit...

UNRWA Association with Hamas: An Overview.

A strong case can be made for the fact that the UNRWA policy regarding “right of return” has fomented radicalism in the population it assists. Additional material on the ways in which UNRWA promotes “right of...

Report #3, September 20:State of Gush Katif, Northern Sinai and Northern Shomron Communities

The World Bank in Gaza and vacated Gush Katif Globes journalist Gadi Golan reported that the World Bank will grant a series of financial incentives to entrepreneurs and investors who set up enterprises, businesses,...