Tag: Hamas

Weekly Commentary: Policy Debate Over Honoring Rocket Launcher Human Shields Requires Data Not Released...

There is some basic information we need before seriously addressing whether Israel should repeat the policy it followed in Operation Breaking Dawn of not stopping rocket launchers who have civilians with them in future clashes. Israeli defense officials...

Hamas’ ‘Saplings Of Jerusalem’ Summer Camps In Gaza Offer Weapons Training To Prepare Kids...

As in previous years, this year too the Hamas movement in Gaza is operating summer camps for children and teens that inculcate an extremist ideology championing jihad and armed struggle against Israel, and also provide...

What is UNRWA?

  ​1. WHAT IS UNRWA? IN WHAT ARE THE FUNDS OF THAT PROGRAM BEING INVESTED? WHAT IS THE "RIGHT TO RETURN" THAT THEY TEACH IN THESE SCHOOLS? WHAT IS HAMAS AND WHAT DO THEY...

UNRWA As A Proxy Site of Conflict? The Case of the Gaza Strip

There has recently been growing pressure on UNRWA to close and transfer its operations to UNHCR, a move that would delegitimize the right of return for Palestinian refugees. This pressure is exercised through increased...

The Process: 1,100 Days That Changed the Middle East in retrospect

Following Uri Savir’s death last week, David Bedein writes on his book The Process: 1,100 Days That Changed the Middle East.   Uri Savir Uri Savir, who died at the age of 69 , was one of the...

An Open Letter to Canadian and American Zionists: Remove Arab Motivation for Terror

Practical Proposal for Research and Policy Change that Could Save Lives. A generation ago, the KGB and East Germany promoted the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) to perpetuate the plight of the Arab refugees of the 1948 war, subjected to the indignity of...

Under the radar

If something is flying under the radar it usually means that it is undetected or unseen. That accurately sums up news concerning Israel as far as most of the mainstream media is concerned. On those...

Hamas’ “Islamic Bloc” in UNRWA schools in the Gaza Strip – Activities & Modus...

Al-Kutla al-Islamiya (Islamic Bloc) is an official arm of Hamas, which operates in educational institutions in the Gaza Strip (and in Judea and Samaria), from elementary schools, middle schools (including UNRWA) and high schools,...

New research: Hamas operation of UNRWA youth clubs in UNRWA schools

Lt. Col.(Res.) Jonathan D, Halevi, director of research for the Bedein Center for Near East Policy Research, has now completed a new study of the role of Hamas in UNRWA, which documents that Hamas...

A current digest of media, polls and significant interviews and events

Saturday, January 8, 2022 Weekly Commentary: Hamas and Hezbollah Patience - Not Israeli Deterrence Weekly Commentary: Hamas and Hezbollah Patience - Not Israeli Deterrence Dr. Aaron Lerner 8 January 2022 Let's not have any illusions: It isn't fear of...