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Israel calls for ‘Deep ... Change’ at UNRWA following high profile resignation by Staff

krahenbuhl.png 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 corruption ...
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LA Times misleads on US policy, international law and Jerusalem, Golan by Ricki Hollander and Tamar Sternthal

south-golan-kineret-by-hadar-300x201.png Newspaper articles' authors are naive about the meaning, interpretation, and application of international law. The LA Times fell into this cloud of ignorance on Oct 15 2019 ...
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Belgium suspends UNRWA funds following reports of ethical misconduct by Tovah Lazaroff

444303.png The Netherlands and Switzerland have also suspended payments pending the results of the investigation. ...
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US envoy urges ‘transparent’ investigation of UNRWA over alleged misconduct by AFP and TOI staff

ap_18022389077206-640x400.png After internal report alleges sex crimes and corruption at highest levels of refugee agency, Jason Greenblatt says its model is ‘broken’ and Palestinians ‘deserve much better’ ...
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Why Palestinians do not trust their leaders by Khaled Abu Toameh

3977.png Palestinian leaders do not grasp that the Palestinian public cares a great deal more about being treated like human beings by their own leaders than about anti-Israel and anti-US rhetoric. ...
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US Ambassador says Israel has right to annex parts of West Bank by David M. Halbfinger

merlin_153716865_86303d4f-5407-425d-aec5-1cd0cdb5529e-articlelarge.jpg?quality=7 The Trump administration has not publicly presented its peace plan, but it has portrayed the Bahrain conference as a prelude to the plan’s first phase, which would focus on economic development of the occupied territories. It would be followed by a second phase focused on a political solution. ...
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South African activists talk apartheid, Arab-Israeli conflict by Liat Weinstein

stk.new_.southernafricanactivists.4.1.19.0225online.jpg?itok=if3v7o5p.png Mokgomole was an active member of the BDS student group at the University of Witwatersrand. Molepo never officially joined the movement as a student at the University of Cape Town, but still believed Israel was an apartheid state. ...
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Review of Palestinian textbooks launched amid British concern curriculum promotes anti-Israel violence by Lee Harpin

penny-mordaunt.png Children's minds are 'being poisoned', the House of Commons was told in January ...
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French city’s rabbi says half of his congregants have left over anti-Semitism by JTA editors

screen-shot-2015-06-26-at-12.43.15-pm-e1435311747933-640x400.png Nissim Sultan of Grenoble says abuse getting worse over last 15 years, with many deciding to emigrate; 20,000 French Jews have moved to Israel since 2014 ...
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Australia and Denmark call on UNHRC to stop biased treatment of Israel by Tovah Lazaroff

436231.png United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned against a rising tide of xenophobia, including antisemitism and anti-Muslim hatred. ...
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U.S. Palestinian mission to merge with Israel embassy in March by Dan Williams, Maayan Lubell, Frances Kerry

?m=02_xtr_d=20190219_xtr_t=2_xtr_i=1358273949_xtr_r=lynxnpef1i1mp_xtr_w=20.png The United States Consulate General in Jerusalem, which serves Palestinians, will be absorbed into the new U.S. Embassy to Israel in March, a U.S. official said on Tuesday, giving a date for a merger that has been condemned by Palestinians. ...
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Switzerland to examine reports that Palestinian textbooks promote violence, racism by Shiri Moshe

impactse4.png The Swiss government will review reports that the Palestinian curriculum promotes violence, antisemitism, and other themes that undermine a two-state solution to the conflict with Israel, the SonntagsZeitung newspaper reported on Saturday. ...
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69 years after joining, Israel formally leaves UNESCO; so too, does the US by Raphael Ahrens

f170717sa10-640x400.png UN cultural agency’s efforts to convince Washington and Jerusalem fail; ‘we aren’t going to be a member of an organization that deliberately acts against us,’ Israeli envoy says ...
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British taxpayers STILL fund 'lessons in hate' at Palestinian schools where children stage mock executions by Daniel Martin

7448546-6498175-image-a-36_1544834185190.png Plays put on at schools and have even included pupils staging mock executions ...
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Australian Government votes against UN anti-Israel resolutions by Peter Wertheim

ecaj_statement_-_australian_un_voting_41218.png Congratulations to Australian Govt. Australia voted against three of the anti-Israel UN resolutions rather than abstaining as in previous years. ...
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Sydney University moves to sack notorious lecturer after Nazi swastika incident by Michael Koziol

655bc440d02011a38f47f53a5a974cd3b588afac.png Dr Anderson had published on social media and in lecture slides "material which included the Nazi Swastika over the Israeli flag," the spokeswoman said, and this was found to be "disrespectful and offensive, and contrary to the university’s behavioural expectations and requirements for all staff". ...
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EU, in unusual move, warns Palestinians to drop Muslim-only language for Temple Mount by Tovah Lazaroff

432447.png In an unusual move, the European Union has publicly warned the Palestinians that they must drop their United Nations bid to reference the Temple Mount solely by its Muslim name of al-Haram al-Sharif. ...
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Blocked in a car by a mob, kept from their HQ: Why UNRWA staff had to flee Gaza by Adam Rasgon

000_1985te-640x400.png UNRWA operations head: Untenable to be 'chased around Gaza' ...
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UN chief proposes military force to protect Palestinians from Israel by AP and Times staff

000_17z3o0-e1532770350691-640x400.png Armed international mission among options floated by Guterres in response to General Assembly request for report on Hamas-led Gaza clashes ...
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Weakened, Hamas has limited options in besieged Gaza by Erin Cunningham

2775597699.png Loss of regional allies and an ever crippling blockade has stoked popular discontent ...
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Feckless West can’t keep falling for Hamas propaganda by Alexander Downer

The vast majority of Israelis favour a two-state solution with secure borders. But the Palestinians are more equivocal. At best, they regard the two-state solution as an interim arrangement. In the end they want one multicultural state incorporating Israel and the Palestinian Territories. ...
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It’s too late to refom the Australian ABC by Janet Albrechtsen

cassidy_caricature.jpeg.png Given that "Insiders" did not provide informed and fair analysis of the UNHRC and the resolution last Friday, let's do it here. ...
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Does the media really understand the Gaza violence? by Simon Plosker

gaza-border-riots-feature-747x400.png There is only one winner in the current situation and Israelis are certainly not celebrating the bloodshed. The images of Israelis celebrating the US Embassy move at the same time, however, create a false image of Israeli insensitivity. Meanwhile Hamas leaders rejoice while Palestinian Arabs mourn. ...
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Australia blames Hamas for death of Palestinians in Gaza by Primrose Riordan

widget_xtr_td_bio=false.png Details of Australia's current government's position on recognition of Jerusalem as capitol of Israel. ...
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Me too. I complied with Hamas censorship by Matti Friedman

merlin_138225027_fcddc255-6a0a-4924-96ca-98c78ff477a4-articlelarge.jpg?quality=9 I (New York Times) complied with Hamas censorship in the form of a threat to one of our Gaza reporters and cut a key detail from an article: that Hamas fighters were disguised as civilians and were being counted as civilians in the death toll. ...
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Global resurgence of anti-Semitism alarms UN by Reuters Staff

Kofi Annan on Monday opened the first UN-organised seminar dedicated to anti-Semitism in response to charges that the UN dwelled on Palestinian rights and deliberately ignored injustices to Israelis and Jews. ...
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