Tag: United States

UNRWA Head Faces Questions at EU Parliament Over ‘Hate Speech, Violence’ in Palestinian Textbooks

Members of the European Parliament pressed the head of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Wednesday over reports of incitement to violence and prejudice found in Palestinian textbooks used in it schools. Click...

Did the PLO Murder Robert Kennedy?

The issue of a possible conspiracy in the murder of Senator Robert F Kennedy in 1968 has once again been resurrected with the publication of Peter Evans's book Nemesis and the recent calls from Hollywood celebrities...

Op-Ed: In assassinating my father, Sirhan committed a crime against America. He must not...

My father, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, was murdered in June 1968 by Sirhan Sirhan in full view of many witnesses, including my mother, some of my father’s closest friends and a number of journalists...

Questionable friends

“In life, we never lose friends, we only learn who the TRUE ones are.” This unattributed quote came to mind as Afghans were being thrown to the wolves once again. Over our long and tortuous history,...

UNRWA thanks Saudi Arabia for building a school, health center in Bethlehem, West Bank

Director of West Bank Operations at the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Gwyn Lewis has expressed her appreciation for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s generous...

Eyes Wide Shut: AB 101 Bill Poses Danger for California Students

“High school students want to see themselves reflected in history,” said Assemblymember Jose Medina, as he introduced his signature ethnic studies graduation requirement bill, AB 101, to colleagues on the Assembly floor.

Envoy will first need to root out anti-Semitism in the Democratic Party

U.S. President Joe Biden’s choice of Emory Professor Deborah Lipstadt as America’s Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism has not been greeted with the unqualified approval that might have been expected for such...

Biden Delivers, For Whom?

Seeing the region through the lens of the “Palestinian-Israeli peace process,” President Joe Biden and the U.S. State Department are backing the Palestinian Authority under oppressive octogenarian Mahmoud Abbas—in the 17th year of his...

Blinken blunders and other balagan

For those uninitiated in the nuances of modern Israeli discourse, balagan loosely translated means chaos or fiasco. Everywhere one looks these days one can certainly witness a progression of blunders, chaos and fiasco insofar as...

Netanyahu: We Will Stop Iran’s Nuke Program Even at Expense of Friction with the...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sounded a defiant note on Tuesday, saying he was willing to risk the relationship with the US in order to stop Iran from gaining a nuclear weapon. To read full...