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Posts Tagged: UNRWA

November 12, 2019 6:07 am
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For UNRWA, the Party’s Over

JNS.org - When I heard that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Commissioner Pierre Krahenbuhl had...

November 6, 2019 4:32 pm
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Israel Calls for ‘Deep and Comprehensive Change’ at UN Palestinian Refugee Aid Agency After Leader’s Resignation

The resignation of Pierre Krahenbuhl as commissioner-general of UNRWA on Wednesday was “but the first step in a long process that is needed to eliminate...

November 5, 2019 7:55 am
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It’s Time to Close Down UNRWA

In December 1949, in the wake of the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) was established by the UN through...

August 27, 2019 4:22 pm
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UN Palestinian Refugee Agency Seeks Donations as Funding Slips

The head of a UN agency supporting Palestinian refugees, which is under an investigation over suspected internal misconduct, said on Tuesday it still needed $150...

August 13, 2019 7:38 am
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Palestinian Government Tells UN and UNESCO That Israel Plans to Demolish the Al Aqsa Mosque

On Sunday, the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs called on the international community and the Arab and Islamic world to take urgent action to "protect...

August 12, 2019 8:54 am
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The UN Agency for Palestinians Is Even Worse Than You Think

Serious corruption allegations against the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), which were derived from a leaked...

August 2, 2019 9:56 am
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Shocking: Palestinians Blame Israel for UNRWA Corruption Expose

Ahmed Abu Houli -- a member of the Executive Committee of the PLO  and head of the PLO's Department of Refugee Affairs -- accused Israel of...

July 31, 2019 6:42 am
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The BBC — Like Other Media Outlets — Ignores the UNRWA Ethics Story

In 2017, the BBC expanded its links with the news agency AFP as part of its news-gathering process. Unlike many other media outlets -- including the...

July 31, 2019 5:07 am
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Schadenfreude and the UNRWA Scandal

JNS.org - Revelations of rampant wrongdoing in the corridors of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) couldn’t have shamed a...

July 29, 2019 3:52 pm
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UNRWA Leaders Accused of Sexual Misconduct, Ethics’ Violations

JNS.org – An internal ethics report sent to the UN secretary-general in December alleges that the commissioner-general of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency...

July 28, 2019 5:15 am
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New PA Textbooks Are Worse Than the Old Ones

JNS.org - There was great hope and anticipation several years ago when the Palestinian Authority (PA) announced that it was completely replacing its K-12 school...

May 22, 2019 2:34 pm
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Top US Official: ‘UNRWA Model Has Failed the Palestinian People’

Gaza Strip-based terrorist groups are to blame for the plight of the residents of the Hamas-ruled coastal enclave, a top US official told the UN...

April 24, 2019 5:02 pm
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US Lawmakers Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Monitor Intolerance in Palestinian Textbooks

A bipartisan bill committing the State Department to annually review the Palestinian curriculum for content encouraging violence, antisemitism and intolerance was brought forward last week. The...

April 9, 2019 5:29 am
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To Truly Confront UNRWA, the US Must Change Its Policy Immediately

Imagine what you could do with $5.7 billion. President Donald Trump could help fund his border wall. Democrats could put a down payment on their...

Culture

Montreal Concert Features ‘Violins of Hope’ That Survived Holocaust

Musicians at a concert in Montreal on Saturday played violins that once belonged...

Prominent Zionist Artist’s Remarkable Portrayal of an Arab Leader

On November 20, 1977, former Egyptian president Anwar Sadat became the first Arab...

Features

How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...

Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that...

World

Prominent Jewish Groups Slam European Court’s Ruling Mandating the La...

Major Jewish organizations responded with outrage on Tuesday over the decision by the European Court of Justice to mandate the...

Israel

Hospital in Southern Israel Evacuates Patients Underground Amid Rocket Atta...

Palestinian terrorists in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip unleashed a rocket assault on Israel on Tuesday, causing a major hospital to...

Middle East

Iraq’s Elite Rallies Around Iran-Backed Plan to Hang on to Power

Iraq's ruling parties appear to have rallied behind a strategy, blessed by Iran, to try to survive a mass anti-government uprising by containing protests on the streets of Baghdad while...

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