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avatar David Bedein
David Bedein, is a community organizer and journalist who runs the Israel Resource News Agency,www.IsraelBehindTheNews.com.and the Center for Near East Policy Research in Israel. David is the author of "WHERE HAS ALL THE FLOUR GONE: THE WHIMS AND WASTE OF UNRWA ARAB REFUGEE POLICY," and producer of the movie, "Palestinian Refugee Policy: From Despair to Hope." David holds an MSW in community organization social work from YU, and moved to Israel from Philadelphia in 1970 at the age of 20. David pioneered the Israel Resource News Agency in 1987. Its purpose is to augment foreign press coverage of Israel. David became the head of the Center for Near East Rolicy Reseach in 2005. David made his home in Efrat in 1985, where he is married to Sara. They have six children. Their oldest son, Noam, 30, runs the Sderot Media Center for the Western Negev, www.SderotMedia.co.il.

ARTICLES BY: David Bedein


June 15, 2017 10:30 am
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If We Can’t Dismantle UNRWA, Here’s How We Can Reform It

Virtually every media ​outlet ​took the recent UNRWA condemnation of Hamas terror tunnels found under an UNRWA school at face value. Yet none of these outlets acknowledged...

December 16, 2016 4:51 am
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The Moral Imperative to Refuse an Immoral Order

Israel is one of the few nations that allow for a soldier to refuse an order, if he deems the directive from his commander to run...

October 27, 2016 7:19 am
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The US Must Prepare for Terrorist Reprisals During the Mosul Campaign by Emulating Israel

When US President (and Commander in Chief) Barack Obama directed US troops to lead the fight to liberate Mosul from the claws of ISIS, he...

October 11, 2016 7:00 am
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This Yom Kippur, ‘Who Will Live and Who Will Die’ Is on the Minds of Israelis in Particular

The defining moment of Yom Kippur occurs when people in the synagogue chant the Unetanneh Tokef prayer: “How many will pass from the earth and...

August 17, 2016 7:07 am
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Is the US Complicit in UNRWA-Hamas Cooperation?

Last week, officials of World Vision, an internationally known humanitarian organization, were indicted for secretly abetting military activities of Hamas, designated by the US as a foreign...

June 21, 2016 6:26 am
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The ​Time Has Come for UNRWA Reform: A Solution to the Palestinian Refugee Dilemma

A mantra is repeated almost every day in Middle East parlance: the need for a policy initiative that would extract the region from a simmering status...

May 5, 2016 7:18 am
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What If Israel Is Forced to Fire at Missile Bases in Schools in Southern Lebanon?

Israeli reconnaissance has documented thousands of missiles that have been planted and ready to fire from the cover of schools and clinics, strategically placed throughout southern Lebanon. ​If and...

May 3, 2016 6:30 am
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Demanding Transparency in Middle East Education Policy

​Back in March, Dr. Anthony Harper, a correspondent with the Intermountain Christian News and member of the White House press corps, asked a question of the spokespeople...

February 15, 2016 3:10 am
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An Open Letter to Samantha Power on Reforming UNRWA

Dear Ambassador Power, Welcome to Jerusalem! Although negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians are deadlocked, you can use the leverage of the US -- which donates $400 million to...

December 3, 2015 7:43 am
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News Flash: Mahmoud Abbas Helped Plan and Finance the Munich Massacre

The New York Times review of the forthcoming documentary on the torture and murder of Israelis at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games has sparked a surge...

October 16, 2015 4:23 am
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The Palestinian Authority is Openly Paying Terrorists Who Kill Israelis

Over the past few weeks, Palestinian terrorists have unleashed dozens of attacks against innocent Israeli civilians.  Despite its claims to the contrary, the Palestinian Authority (PA) has been inciting these attacks...

July 26, 2015 3:38 pm
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Don’t Let US-Iran Deal Obfuscate New US-UNRWA Pact

As the eyes of the world focus on the dysfunctional U.S.-Iranian accord, another dysfunctional accord with the U.S. government has escaped public scrutiny: The new...

July 31, 2014 5:16 am
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Opinion: How the UNRWA is Blocking Peace and a ‘Marshall Plan for Gaza’

Recently, the Israeli Minister of Science, Mr. Yaakov Peri, a member of the Israeli security cabinet and former Israeli intelligence official, offered a refreshing...

April 24, 2014 2:32 pm
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The Media, Israel, and Anti-Semitism (REVIEW)

Pressing Israel: Media Bias Exposed from A-Z by Lee Bender and Jerome Verlin (Pavilion Press, Philadelphia, Pa. 2013) Sophocles said, "What people believe prevails over truth," Pressing...

Culture

Israel’s Sam Spiegel School Named One of World’s Best Film Academies

The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School has been named one of the...

Israeli Study Says Using Emojis in Work Emails Conveys Incompetence

JNS.org – A joint study conducted by researchers from Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the...

Features

Despite Zionist Presence, Israel Bashing Upstages Women’s Rights at SlutWalk Chicago

Last weekend, approximately 150 progressive activists attended the annual SlutWalk Chicago....

Israel Hopes for High Profits as Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Exports

JNS.org - Israeli companies and the Israeli government itself stand to earn large profits from...

Future Soldiers Leave ‘Comfort’ of North America to Defend Israel

JNS.org - Dozens of future IDF soldiers from North America immigrated to Israel this...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: No Room for Equivalency When It Comes to Condem...

When it comes to condemning neo-Nazis, the KKK and other far-right groups, there is “no room for equivalency,” the editor-in-chief...

Israel

Manchester United Next? Israeli Soccer Champions Hapoel Beer Sheva Edge Clo...

Israeli soccer champions Hapoel Beer Sheva moved one step closer to the prestigious UEFA Champions League this week -- holding...

Middle East

After Syria Strains, Hamas Is Once Again Eager for Iran’s Embrace, Sa...

A chastened Hamas is eagerly seeking to restore its frayed relations with the Iranian regime, now that the regional balance...

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