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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


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...

February 19, 2014 11:25 am
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Hamas and UNRWA Try to Manipulate the Media

At a time when the U.S. Congress, the UK Parliament, and the Israeli Knesset are examining reports of incitement that emanate from UNRWA schools for...

Features

New York Times Amends Palestinian Terrorist Barghouti’s Op-Ed Amid Outcry

JNS.org - A day after convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti wrote a New York...

World

Georgia’s Kennesaw State University Hosts Camel, Kangaroo on Campus f...

A Georgia university hosted a camel and kangaroo on campus last week as part of a program celebrating Israeli culture, with organizers...

Israel

Israel Reportedly Strikes Pro-Regime Military Base in Syria

JNS.org - The Israeli military launched an attack on a military base belonging to pro-regime forces in Syria Sunday, according to local reports. According to a statement issued by the National Defense...

Middle East

Lebanese Prime Minister Asks UN to Help on Permanent Ceasefire With Israel

JNS.org - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri asked the United Nations Friday for help in forging a permanent cease-fire with Israel, ending what he called the Jewish state’s “continuous violations” of...

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