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UNRWA’s Shameful Apartheid System – Evelyn Gordon (JNS via Daily Alert)

By   /  March 30, 2018  /  double standards, Human Rights, hypocricy, International, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Mar. 30,  2018 UNRWA’s Shameful Apartheid System – Evelyn Gordon UNRWA’s budget shortfall won’t cause a humanitarian crisis. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) spends $128 per capita to help non-Palestinian refugees while UNRWA spends a third more – $170. If UNHCR’s budget can provide for its refugees’ basic needs, UNRWA’s far more generous one […]

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99 percent of “Palestine Refugees” are fake by Prof. Daniel Pipes (INN via Israpundit)

By   /  March 26, 2018  /  double standards, International, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Mar. 26, 2018 In the words of a veteran Washington hand, the problem of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the main UN agency dealing with Palestinians, is always important but never urgent. Well, it just became urgent. That’s because President Trump tweeted “with the Palestinians no longer willing to talk peace, why should we […]

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What Is a “Refugee”? The Jews from Morocco versus the Palestinians from Israel by Alan M. Dershowitz (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  March 11, 2018  /  double standards, History, hypocricy, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 10, 2018 The Arab exodus from Israel in 1948 was the direct result of a genocidal war declared against the newly established Jewish state by all of its Arab neighbors, including the Arabs of Israel… approximately 700,000 local Arabs were displaced. Approximately the same number of Jews were displaced from their Arab homelands during […]

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25 DISTURBING FACTS ABOUT REFUGEE RESETTLEMENTS FROM SOMALIA, by Leo Hohmann (FPM)

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Islam, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Feb. 15, 2018 How terror arrives on American shores. Of the 11 countries included in President Trump’s refugee ban, one stands out — Somalia. That ban expired two weeks ago and the U.S. has begun accepting refugees again from Somalia and 10 other high-risk nations. Although Trump promises “extreme vetting,” many Muslim refugees come as children […]

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UNRWA: the Greatest Obstacle to Peace by Gregg Roman (Israel Hayom via M.E. Forum)

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  Human Rights, International, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Feb. 7, 2018 …”Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ recent remarks against Zionism and the Jews’ right to self-determination make it clear that Palestinian recalcitrance is the root of the conflict. As with every other conflict in human history, this conflict will end only when the side that created it is willing to abandon its grandiose […]

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How Aid to Palestinians Hurts – Not Helps – the Peace Process by Asaf Romirowsky and Alexander H. Joffe (Forward via M.E. Forum)

By   /  January 26, 2018  /  double standards, History, International, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Jan. 24, 2018 Last week, the US announced its intention to delay a $65 million payment to UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency. UNRWA is a UN agency specifically dedicated to providing Palestinians with aid. The Trump Administration will be withholding $65 million out of the US’s total annual contribution of over $360 […]

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Re: the very thorny subject of UNRWA, by Arlene Kushner

By   /  January 19, 2018  /  International, Mid. East news, Terrorism, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Jan. 18, 2018 It has now made the news that the US will be delivering to this agency only $60 million of the $125 million in American funds that was expected at this time. That $125 million itself represents only a portion of the full US commitment for the year of $370 million. (UNRWA functions […]

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The US and UNRWA (summaries of 2 articles by Daily Alert, with links)

By   /  January 18, 2018  /  Israel  /  No Comments

Jan. 18, 2018 UNRWA Is Being Investigated by the U.S. Government – Nadav Shragai UNRWA – the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees – is being investigated by the U.S. government over suspicions about its growing overlap with the goals of the PLO, to the point of accepting violence, terrorism and incitement. In January, […]

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Golda Meir, on the Palestinians (NYT via AISH)

By   /  January 14, 2018  /  History, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 13, 2018 The following op-ed by Golda Meir was printed in The New York Times 41 years ago. by Golda Meir,  January 14, 1976 To be misquoted is an occupational hazard of political leadership; for this reason I should like to clarify my position in regard to the Palestinian issue. I have been charged with […]

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UNRWA Has Done Nothing to Build a Sustainable, Peaceful Palestinian State – Liat Collins (J. Post)

By   /  January 12, 2018  /  anti-Semitism, double standards, History, hypocricy, International, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Jan. 12, 2018 UNRWA Has Done Nothing to Build a Sustainable, Peaceful Palestinian State – Liat Collins Britain ended its rule of India and Pakistan in 1947 and of Israel in 1948. An estimated 15 million people were uprooted in Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan. Between one million and two million were killed. Seventy years on, […]

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