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

May 17, 2022 by  

Following Uri Savir’s death last week, David Bedein writes on his book The Process: 1,100 Days That Changed the Middle East.

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UNRWA: Opportune time to hold UNRWA accountable

September 19, 2021 by  

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian refugees has faced a difficult week. Read more

The current “Ceasefire” proposal now discussed in Gaza is anything but a Ceasefire

May 19, 2021 by  

Indeed, a real “ceasefire” might result in the kind of armistice that ended hostilities in World War I, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the eleventh month on Nov. 11 1918, paving the way to the Versailles peace treaty and the genesis of the League of Nations.
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Hatred lessons to resume in Gaza

July 28, 2020 by  

After months of lockdown, UNRWA has announced its intention to reopen UNRWA schools –  in Gaza – on Saturday, August 8th. Read more

Never Again? hold Germany accountable

May 25, 2020 by  

Germany, which presents itself as a democratic power, is now the leading donor state of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) which services the  Palestinian refugees of 1948 was… and their descendants. Read more

15 policy challenges for new head of UNRWA

May 8, 2020 by  

The appearance of  Swiss diplomat  Phillipe Lazzarini as the new head of UNRWA provides a window of opportunity for UNRWA donor nations, which oversee UNRWA policy to demand a reform of UNRWA. Read more

The Palestinian Authority donor machine

October 18, 2019 by  

When it comes to humanitarian aid to the Palestinian Authority, transparency does not exist. Read more

Legacy of UNRWA

March 24, 2017 by  

A video is about The UNRWA Legacy. Read more

David Landau, Z”L. Farewell to a gentleman and an adversary

February 1, 2015 by  

Jerusalem journalist David Landau, who died this week at the age of 67, was a reporter of the old school. When he was criticised, he remained a gentleman. Read more

Bringing UNRWA’s accounts into account…writes David Bedein

October 18, 2014 by  

UNRWA, the United Nations Relief Works Agency runs refugee facilities for five million descendants of Arab refugees of the 1948 war. Read more

From “Fabrication” to Validation: UNRWA responds to evidence that Hamas embedded itself in UNRWA

July 18, 2014 by  

To grasp the complexities of the Israel- Gaza war, take into account that UNRWA the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, is responsible for the well being of 75% of Gaza’s population, who dwell in “temporary” UNRWA refugee camps since 1949. with the expectation that they will return to their villages that existed before 1948. Read more

Lesson time at UNRWA school

March 6, 2014 by  

Australia is a donor nation to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine. The attached video was shot in 2013 at UNRWA supported schools in Gaza, Jerusalem and Balata. Read more

UNRWA Summer Camp

July 22, 2013 by  

UNRWA is partially funded by AusAID which receives its money from Australian taxpayers to assist Palestinian refugees. Visit one of their summer children’s camps on J-Wire… Read more

Australia’s $90 million gift to UNRWA “a blunder”

June 5, 2012 by  

The May 28th 2012decision of the Australian government to increase its allocation to the United Nations Relief and Works agency, UNRWA, the agency that serves Palestinian Refugees and their descendants – by 450% – from $19 million to $90 million, with funds geared for the most part to the UNRWA educational system, warrants careful examination…writes David Bedein. Read more