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Remove UNRWA from city, and treat Arabs as residents, says Jerusalem mayor
“We need to put a stop to the refugee lie in Jerusalem,” states Mayor Nir Barkat.
UNRWA announces job with overly high salary, benefits
Despite major budget cuts, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees recently posted a position that pays 14 times the average annual Palestinian income.
Egyptian, PA officials accuse Abbas of actively escalating crisis in Gaza
Daniel Siryoti and Israel Hayom Staff
Determined to prevent Hamas success, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas recently blocked a Qatari-funded fuel shipment from reaching energy-starved Gaza • Egypt warns that a clash between Israel and Hamas would be likely if Egypt ends mediation efforts.
Jerusalem mayor announces that city will evict UNRWA
“We are putting an end to the lie of the ‘Palestinian refugee problem’ and the attempts at creating a false sovereignty within a sovereignty,” says Mayor Nir Barkat.
Defunded by US, an unreformed UNRWA finds European support
While mainly European countries step in to fill the funding gap caused by the Trump administration cuts, experts are calling for significant reforms to UNRWA to end the decades of mismanagement, dependency and incitement that has helped to perpetuate the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Haley hopeful, Friedman skeptical of upcoming Mideast peace plan
“I have read the plan. It is thoroughly done. It is well-thought-out from both sides, the Palestinians and the Israelis,” said U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley.
A salute to Joan Peters
Joan Peters is sorely missed right now. Four years after her death and 34 years after the publication of her bestselling book “From Time Immemorial,” the U.S. administration is recognizing her claims about so-called Palestinian refugeeism.
Netanyahu slams UNRWA for ‘perpetuating refugees,’ lauds US decision to slash funding
Speaking at a ceremony for Israel’s first day of school, Netanyahu said, “The U.S. did something very important by stopping funding for the refugee perpetuation agency known as UNRWA. It is finally starting to solve the problem. The funds must be taken and used to genuinely help rehabilitate the refugees, whose true number is a fraction of the number reported by UNRWA.”
Yoni Ben Menachem
The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
UNRWA, go home!
The Palestinians and the Arab states are showing political weakness. Now is the time to establish new facts on the ground.
UNRWA is Jew-exclusive
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) was created to address “the problem of the relief of Palestine refugees of all communities.” So why has the organization excluded Jews displaced from Arab hostilities prior to Israel’s 1948 War of Independence?
At last, some moral clarity
U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to end funding for UNRWA, the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, brings some much-needed moral clarity to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
What’s on and off the table when it comes to Middle East peace
U.S. President Donald Trump has broken with previous administrations by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and relocating the U.S. embassy there. While relations with Israel may be at an all-time high, the same cannot be said of the Palestinians.
UNRWA lobbyists: Israel and Saudia Arabia keep it afloat as US funds dry up
There is concern that if UNRWA is unable to help hundreds of thousands of needy Palestinians due to budget cuts, Israel will see rioting, an escalation in violence and terrorist attacks.
American Victims of Terror
Richard D. Heideman
Gaza needs a new solution
It is essential to establish a terror-free government that can assume responsibility for education while helping create jobs and providing welfare to those who are desperately in need, giving the people of Gaza the chance for a new future.
Sacrificing Israel’s long-term interests for short-term gains
Military men are good at solving militarily problems, but they’re no better than anyone else, and often worse, at understanding political problems. Yet their facade of expertise often cows politicians into deferring to them.