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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


January 5, 2018 10:49 am
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Don’t Cut Off UNRWA, Try to Reform It

Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, has now questioned the credibility of UNRWA as a recipient of American aid. By no small coincidence, the...

December 12, 2017 12:02 pm
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US Must Include ‘Sovereignty’ in Jerusalem Embassy Relocation Act

President Trump did Israel a favor when he delayed the US embassy move to Jerusalem. ​ Why? Because current wording in the US Embassy Relocation Act would...

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...

Features

As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on...

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity

JNS.org - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for...

Financial Desperation Leads ISIS to Sell Its Own Coins Online

Facing financial setbacks, the Islamic State (ISIS) is turning to more unorthodox methods for raising money: selling its own currency...

World

Dozens of Advocacy Groups Endorse Jewish Nominee for Top Education Departme...

Dozens of advocacy groups on Monday called for the confirmation of Kenneth Marcus -- a leading figure in efforts to...

Israel

Defense Minister: IDF Will Destroy All Hamas Terror Tunnels by End of 2018

JNS.org - Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman told Israeli television that the Jewish state has developed cutting-edge counter-tunnel technology that will enable it to destroy all Hamas terror tunnels by the...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Reportedly Shoots Down Missile Fired From Yemen

A ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s armed Houthi group toward Saudi Arabia's southern Jizan region was shot down by Saudi forces on Tuesday, Saudi state TV Ekhbariya reported. The station gave...

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