Israel and the Palestinians

March 4, 2021

The Imperative to Stop UNRWA’s Antisemitic Incitement

by David Bedein The recently incorporated think tank, the Bedein Center for Near East Policy Research, has covered the United Nations Relief and Works Agency’s education programs for the foreign press and the diplomatic corps ever since August 2000, when […]
March 3, 2021

J Street and the Inconvenient Reality of Palestinian Antisemitism

Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas. Photo by Flash90. by Moshe Phillips Dylan Williams of J Street, in a recent op-ed, called on the Biden administration to “rebuild the U.S. relationship with moderate Palestinian leaders.” Since presumably J Street would not […]
October 21, 2020

Palestinian Privilege

Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat speaks at a news conference in Ramallah, on Aug. 23. 2010. Photo by Issan Rimawi/Flash90. by Jonathan Feldstein Bless Saeb Erakat’s heart, and lungs. If you don’t know who Erekat is, you’re to be forgiven. […]
October 14, 2020

The Palestinians’ worst enemy is… archaeologists

by Stephen M. Flatow (JNS) — Pundits will tell you that the most dangerous enemies of the Palestinian Arab cause are the Gulf kingdoms that have decided to recognize Israel, or the European countries that are moving their embassies to […]
October 7, 2020

Second Intifada: After 20 Years, What Changed — And What Hasn’t

Police and rescue personnel work at the scene of a public bus bombing in the northern Israeli city of Haifa on March 5, 2003. A Palestinian suicide bomber blew himself up aboard the crowded bus, killing at least 12 people […]
September 28, 2020

It’s time to hold the PLO accountable for its many crimes

Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas addresses a rally in Ramallah commemorating the fifth anniversary of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat’s death, Nov. 11, 2009. Photo by Issam Rimawi/Flash90. by Caroline Glick (JNS) — Earlier this month, the Harvard Kennedy School […]
August 13, 2020

Europe study says PA textbooks promote peace — but they actually studied Israeli textbooks

by Ariel Kahana (Israel Hayom/JNS) — A European Union-sponsored study to examine whether textbooks used by schools in the Palestinian Authority incite against Israel actually examined textbooks in Arabic used in the Israeli school system. The study concluded that P.A. […]
July 16, 2020

Who is really “demystifying” the UNRWA approach to Palestinian school curriculum?

by Dr. Arnon Groiss and David Bedein “Demystifying the UNRWA approach to curriculum” is the title given by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for the refugees of the 1948 war in the Middle East (or, rather, their third […]