Tag: Germany

Yad Vashem and its German Master

Part 3 There's an unsettling truth that defines Yad Vashem: It is not a Jewish institution. Yad Vashem might be located in Israel and a part of the official state. But the Holocaust center was built...

German Jews wary of new ‘traffic light’ government

Germany's "traffic light" government, led by new Chancellor Olaf Scholz of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), was sworn in on Wednesday under the banner "dare to make progress." Jewish leaders, activists and analysts, however,...

Legacy of German Chancellor Merkel: Engaging terror –related human rights groups

German foreign aid under the leadership of Chancellor Merkel was characterized by insufficient transparency. Germany allocates tax money to organizations which claim to provide humanitarian aid, promote peace and advance stability in regions of...

The other legacy of Angela Merkel – a history of allocations to Palestinian terror...

As the Palestinian news portal WAFA announced on September 15, Germany recently agreed to support the Palestinian Authority with 100 million euros, which will be paid out over the next two years.1 Neither the German representative office in Ramallah nor the Federal Foreign Office nor the BMZ have so far published a report regarding this payout on their websites. Aid...

Interview with David Bedein following the Sept. 26 elections in Germany

1. What do you hope for from the federal election and the new federal government in Germany? I expect and hope that the German federal government will rethink its aid to the Palestinian Authority and...

Germany pledges €100 million to fund vital projects in Palestine

Palestine and Germany signed today a joint cooperation agreement, in which Germany pledged to support the Palestinian government with about 100 million euros during the next two years to finance projects in the Gaza...

Germany will give 100 million euros to PA: “Government must wake up”

According to the Palestinian News Agency, WAFA, Germany will transfer 100 million euros of funding for future projects in the Palestinian Authority. Last Wednesday, on the eve of Yom Kippur, the Palestinian Authority signed...

Confronting Germany with the Indiscretions of UNRWA

Towards the forthcoming federal elections in Germany, UNRWA Monitor, pioneered by the Bedein Center for Near East Policy Research and the Israel Resource Agency, provided an unprecedented presentation on September 9. 2021 for the...

German support for UNRWA

UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, is responsible for 5.7 million people in 57 refugee camps in Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, the West Bank and in the Gaza Strip. Over 500,000 students attend...

Activists and experts demand German transparency on UNRWA support

The Jerusalem-based Center for Near East Policy Research held a Zoom seminar this week in order to share research about the prevalence of anti-Israel hate education as an official part of the curriculum within...