Thursday, December 13, 2018

UNRWA’s Problematic Educational Role in the Middle East Conflict

UNRWA's Educational Activity in the Middle East UNRWA – the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for the Palestinian refugees in the Middle East – was established in the wake of the Arab-Israeli war...

UNRWA: Overview and Policy Critique

UNRWA – the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees – was founded as a humanitarian agency but has subordinated its role as a service provider to a political agenda. It is the only UN...

Rising above personal attacks, the time has come to examine UNRWA policy

United Nations Relief and Works Agency spokesman Chris Gunness launched personal attacks this week against a Palestinian critic of UNRWA who wrote an op-ed for The Jerusalem Post, followed by a vitriolic attack against...

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...

RESPONSE TO UNRWA ATTACKS ON OUR FILM, UNRWA UPRISING

UNRWA spokesman Chris Gunness has charged that the film “is a catalogue of misrepresentation.” He charges that, “There is no evidence whatsoever to substantiate the claim that UNRWA supported the so called “Great March”,...

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA): As a Violator of Human Rights

Yet, 63 years after this resolution was passed, UNRWA is not only still in existence, it has evolved into a permanent fixture in the Middle East, with a considerable bureaucracy and major infrastructure: One the...

מחקר סופי (יוני 2018) – היהודים והשלום בספרי הלימוד החדשים של הרש”פ בשימוש בבתיה”ס...

הקדמה נייר זה הוא העידכון הסופי של שני מחקרים קודמים שפורסמו באנגלית. הראשון שבהם, תחת הכותרת בספטמבר יצא", UNRWA's Problematic Educational Role in the Middle East Conflict" 2017 .הוא סקר את תפקידה של אונר"א בהנצחת הסכסוך המזרח-תיכוני...

Gauging UNRWA’s Purpose on its 65th Anniversary

On April 18, two roadside bombs exploded in the Gaza Strip. Neither of the IEDs planted by Salafi jihadists opposed to Hamas rule in the enclave caused serious damage, but both explosions targeted United...

A First Victory in the War for UNRWA Reform

Working as a community organization social work professional and as a journalist who has run a research center and news agency since 1987, I have been involved in a 28 year effort to reform...

According to @UNRWA, a candidate for Swedish elections is a Palestinian “refugee”!

Palestine Today quotes Maariv about a Swedish candidate for Parliament. Sa'id Hudros, is considered one of the most prominent activists in favor of the Palestinian cause in the Sweden. Hudros was born in the  Burj al-Shamali...