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David Bedein, is a community organizer and journalist who runs the Israel Resource News Agency, 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,

ARTICLES BY: David Bedein

February 15, 2016 3:10 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

January 15, 2014 11:18 am

Who Wants Israeli Migrant Workers to Remain in Horrid Conditions?

Over the past two weeks, 10,000 Sudanese and Eritrean migrant workers have held high-profile protests in Israel. These workers are mistakenly described by the mainstream...

October 17, 2013 10:51 am

‘Humanitarian Aid’ Enables Palestinian Terrorism

In June 2010, Israeli intelligence issued a warning that "Hamas uses cement for military needs," especially in the construction of munitions supply tunnels. Yet in...

October 9, 2013 11:55 am

Netanyahu Answers Abbas’ Glowing Praise of Hitler’s Ally

On January 4, 2013, Mahmoud Abbas spoke via video link to the masses in Gaza, who had gathered to celebrate the founding of Fatah (the...

August 2, 2013 6:31 am

How to Block Israel’s Prisoner Release

This week, if you followed newscasts in Israel, you would have been convinced that Israel has already freed 104 convicted murderers in accordance with the...

June 20, 2013 7:02 am

Hold Peres Accountable: Questions to Ask the President of Israel

The President of Israel, Shimon Peres, pushing 90, celebrates his longevity with a birthday bash this week that includes thousands of invited guests and hundreds...

May 23, 2013 1:13 pm

Genesis of an Anti-Semitic State

This week, a Global Forum Against Anti-Semitism will gather in Jerusalem. The time has come for the Global Forum to consider the fact that a new...

April 8, 2013 7:54 am

A 10-Step Process: How US Secretary of State John Kerry Could Bring Abbas and the Palestinian Authority to the Peace Table

This week, US Secretary of State John Kerry announced that he will use his visit to the Middle East to implore the Palestinian Authority...


Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...


Israeli Ambassador Tells UN Security Council to ‘Hold the Iranian Reg...

Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations filed a letter of complaint to the UN Security Council Tuesday over a recent...


Israeli and Jordanian Foreign Ministers Meet Along Border to Discuss Palest...

Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi and his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi met for the third time on Tuesday for talks...

Middle East

US Blacklists Two Leaders of Yemen’s Houthi Movement

The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on two military leaders of the Houthi movement in Yemen, accusing them of procuring weapons from Iran and organizing attacks, in the Biden administration's first...

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