For presentation for US congressional staff July 31, 2015

Activities of the Islamic Bloc in UNRWA's schools after Operation Protective Edge The Islamic Bloc, Hamas student movement, resumed its activities in UNRWA schools after the last military confrontation between Israel and a coalition of...

Bankrupt UNRWA Could Close ‘Palestinian Refugee’ Schools

UNRWA, the UN body tasked with aiding "Palestinian refugees," has warned that it may have to close its schools as it goes bankrupt after years of falling into debt. Adnan Abu Hasna, UNRWA media adviser,...

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...

Time to Reconsider U.S. Support of UNRWA

Abstract The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) was established more than 60 years ago as a temporary initiative to address the needs of Palestinian refugees and...

UNRWA loves using dead babies for Pallywood fundraising

On February 2, I reported that Chris Gunness was looking for dead babies: Can anyone put me in touch with a family in Gaza where a child died of hyperthermia? Thanks. @ChrisGunness — Chris Gunness (@ChrisGunness)...

How ​to ​​facilitate a flow of donations​ for the people who dwell in UNRWA...

Not a day goes by when you do not see yet another news story about the genuine suffering of the descendants of Arab refugees who continue to wallow in the misery of the ​UNRWA...

The anti-semitism underlying UNRWA-USA fundraising

Here is UNRWA's chart describing the number of registered "refugees" under its purview in each of the five areas it works. If you look at the American Friends of UNRWA fundraising site, however, you find...

Journalist Bedein: UNRWA Landmark Study Author Joan Peters ‘Was Ahead of Her Time’

In an interview with VOI's Ernie Singer, Jerusalem-based Center for Near-East Policy Research head David Bedein says "From Time Immemorial" author Joan Peters -- who died Jan. 6th -- showed that the UN Relief...

Amazing that UNRWA can say this with a straight face

The most recent report of the Commissioner-General of UNRWA to the UN, covering 2013, includes this head-scratcher of a line: "The situation also affected the 1.9 million registered Palestine refugees in the State of Palestine." So...

Brazil’s admission to the Advisory Commission of UNRWA

The United Nations General Assembly has decided, by Resolution 69/86, to admit Brazil as a member of the Advisory Commission of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near...