David Bedein

Coming soon: An opportunity for UNRWA policy change

The mandate of the UNRWA program will be up for debate come September, at the upcoming General Assembly. Now is the chance to do something about that organization. , 7/30/2019, 8:18 AM

World Refugee Day: Perspective from Jerusalem

UN World Refugee Day took place on June 20th. The UN funds the perpetuation of Palestinian Arab 'refugee' status and a UNRWA educational system which teaches the destruction of Israel, a plan to turn Jews into refugees.. , 6/23/2019, 8:35 AM

Greenblatt and Kushner: Tackle indoctrination before economics   

There is an inherent danger that the focus on economics will allow the Palestinian Authority to continue to operate a school system based on war indoctrination against Israel., 6/5/2019, 5:35 AM

Report: Identities of Palestinian Arabs killed in the latest fighting

Accurate up to May 7, this report is long but well worth the time while remembering that four Israeli civilians were killed in the rocket blitz initiated by Gazan terrorists. , 5/10/2019, 5:04 PM

The Trump Plan is in the back of Israeli voters' minds today

The Trump Plan needs a strong Israeli government to make sure it changes PA education and destroys the PLO., 4/9/2019, 6:42 AM

What the Trump 'Middle East Plan' needs most

Basic things have to be put on the table, such as the PLO changing its Covenant at last to cancel the sections on destroying Israel., 2/26/2019, 7:34 AM

The US Congress forced State Department transparency on UNRWA

One of the organization headed by the writer's most extensive areas of journalistic research has involved investigations of Palestinian Authority/UNRWA education. , 2/13/2019, 1:07 PM

What kind of education is Germany funding in Gaza?

Schoolbooks are the most revealing source of information regarding the values and aspirations a society would instill in the minds of its youngsters., 12/9/2018, 7:24 AM

Challenge to Democrat-controlled House: End the PA dictatorship

What a Democrat-controlled US House of Representatives can do to prevent the continuity of a Palestinian Arab dictatorial regime., 11/8/2018, 1:03 PM

Palestinian Authority textbooks and the lessons they teach

How have the Oslo Accords been implemented as far as education for peace is concerned? A research study exposes the truth., 10/7/2018, 3:00 PM

Bringing down UNRWA

A chance meeting resulted in the newly elected President quoting  the PA/UNRWA war indoctrination curriculum in his first meeting with the Prime Minister of Israel - and we reaped the fruits of decades of research., 9/13/2018, 3:29 PM

False friend: Remembering Uri Avnery

The recently passed Former MK and publicist Uri Avnery is the real creator of the BDS movement. He had an inexplicable and naive affection for Yassir Arafat coupled with a blind hatred of the right., 8/24/2018, 8:42 AM

Where has all the flour gone? The fake humanitarian UNRWA crisis

The amount of funding UNRWA gets is enough to feed Gaza. Where has it disappeared?, 8/14/2018, 3:47 AM

Yeshacide: The Yesha Council's egregious error at Netiv Ha'avot

The Council of Judea and Samaria (Yesha Council) should have approached today's unnecessary destruction of Jewish homes at Nativ Ha'avot in a way that involved the country., 6/12/2018, 8:44 AM

How to defeat Hamas without firing a shot

The people who organize and participate in current riots on the Gaza fences, are UNRWA employees., 6/10/2018, 3:29 PM

Is the State Dep't preventing exposure of PA UNRWA textbook content?

The Government Accountability Office study of PA textbooks may be filed as classified by the State Dep't. Why?, 4/21/2018, 11:43 PM

Why does the US continue to fund UNRWA schools?

The new UNRWA textbooks are worse than the old ones. , 3/16/2018, 9:32 AM

Confer Polish citizenship on Mahmoud Abbas

The Abbas doctoral thesis makes him the perfect cadidate for Polish citizeship. , 2/21/2018, 11:45 PM

How the Israeli illegal infiltrator story unfolded

Report: From 2011-2014, Israel was swamped with migrant workers – not asylum seekers. , 1/26/2018, 3:01 PM

Should UNRWA schools be padlocked?

The UNRWA School System: A convenient surrogate for terrorist organizations, 1/24/2018, 11:04 PM

UNRWA will not go away just because it loses US funds

UNRWA textbooks have deteriorated from incitement of children into a systematic school curriculum of indoctrination for 515,000 UNRWA students to engage in total war., 1/10/2018, 4:49 PM

The night the UNRWA stole Xmas

There is a new version of the story of the beginning of Christianity, author UNRWA., 12/24/2017, 6:45 PM

US must include "sovereignty" in Jerusalem Embassy Relocation Act.

The final wording of the US Embassy Jerusalem and Recognition Act removed references to Jerusalem as part of Israel and gave no assurance that Jerusalem would remain the exclusive capital of Israel., 12/10/2017, 9:06 AM

Israel's Defense Minister and the fate of Amona, Ofra and Elazar

Amona, Ofra, Netiv Ha'avot and more to come., 11/30/2017, 4:44 PM

Save Tzipi from the jaws of Jewish organizations abroad

The writer describes the feeling of emotional distance a US Oleh faces when something happens in Israel while he is back in the US on a visit., 11/24/2017, 1:29 PM

The terrorist had reason to smile as he rammed people

The incentives for terror include having your house rebuilt after its demoliton. Nice real estate deal., 11/21/2017, 2:52 PM

Hillel's Conservative Rabbi Julie Roth is a second time offender

Op-ed: The head of Hillel at Princeton is more worried about how Muslims feel than about Jewish students' rights to hear Israel's side of the story., 11/8/2017, 6:04 AM

What goes on under the surface of UNRWA schools is not the problem

Following the discovery of weapons tunnels under UNRWA schools, a closer look at the schools is mandatory., 11/2/2017, 11:07 AM

Rabbis for Human Rights: It is easier to ignite than douse the flames

“Rabbis for Human Rights” have realized they have to douse the flames which criminalize Jews for where they live, but the damage has to be repaired., 11/1/2017, 10:00 AM

Don't believe what your UNRWA Spokesperson tells you  

Check it out for yourself right here., 10/11/2017, 11:09 AM

When a US gov't official calls you a liar, you go on the offensive

The school year is upon us, and guess what Palestinian Authority children are being taught in UNRWA classrooms ..., 8/24/2017, 8:20 PM

Civil War monuments: When the South reversed rhe results of the war

They had lost the war on the battlefield, yet they won the war through politics and diplomacy., 8/21/2017, 11:28 AM

Scrutinizing UNRWA terror involvement

New scrutiny by US Congress and Israel's Knesset may lead to a stand on the organization that thinks that rules are for other people., 8/10/2017, 8:03 AM

Misleading terms used in Middle East coverage

It's time to reconsider using the inaccurate terms that harm Israel's cause, initiated by the Palestine Press Service to infuse their narrative into media terminology., 8/3/2017, 9:38 AM

Let justice be served. Sue the murderer for his assets. 

Part of the motivation for killing Jews is an assured income from the PA. We can do something about it., 7/30/2017, 8:36 AM

Best to move US Embassy to Jerusalem after US law is changed

Silver lining in the delay to move the US embassy to Jerusalem: New momentum to update the relocation law to recognize Jerusalem as part of Israel., 6/2/2017, 11:35 AM

The reality of Saudi Arabia

A look at the facts shows that Saudi Arabia has to effect some basic changes to be considered a peace partner - or peace facilitator - for Israel., 5/31/2017, 11:37 PM

Humanitarian aid to the PA is embezzled for personal gain

Look no further than the Abbas family fortune, acquired during his tenure as president of the Palestinian Authority nearly 12 years ago., 5/20/2017, 11:05 PM

How President Trump could create a Middle East Legacy 

Towards Trump's coming visit to Israel, a real plan., 5/11/2017, 5:13 PM

Towards the pending Abbas visit to Washington D.C.

This is the time for the US to enforce its own policy guidelines. It is not too late., 4/17/2017, 11:09 PM


They talk, advertise, appear in the media - and none of the changes they announce so convincingly can ever come to pass., 4/16/2017, 6:28 AM

Yesha Council, stop isolating the 'settler minority'

Change your strategy before it is too late. Peace Now also sees us as an isolated minority and that is what the public sees., 2/13/2017, 12:16 PM

Encouraging arson

Children indoctrinated to kill and hate, any way they can., 11/30/2016, 10:25 PM

Required Changes in PA text books, used in US funded UNRWA schools.

President Trump and the concept of Peace Education face a challenge, but they must meet it., 11/20/2016, 12:21 AM

Hilary Clinton's record - A dispassionate perspective from Jerusalem

Hillary 2000-2008 is not the same Hillary as 2009-2016., 11/5/2016, 6:20 PM

Terror in the US is a real danger during the Mosul campaign

America must take steps to upgrade preparedness for terror attacks., 10/23/2016, 8:09 AM

This year's threats to Israel

From the High Holyday liturgy: "Our Father, our King, foil the plans of our enemies.", 10/13/2016, 10:54 AM

An open letter to American Reform Jewry

Perhaps US Reform Jewry should check into the movement's practices in Israel before fighting for recognition., 10/5/2016, 8:35 AM

Those killed by "light weapons" issued by Peres and Rabin to the PLO

As a sad Israeli song says: "And we will remember all of them...our hearts will not let us forget." , 9/30/2016, 11:01 AM

Abbas' UN speech was a game changer

Listening carefully, one could hear what Abbas means by "occupation." Israel, beware., 9/24/2016, 9:45 PM

The rabbi who knew the real reason for Arik Sharon's "Disengagement"

Reflections on the passing of Rabbi Shaar-Yashuv HaKohen zt"l: The Rabbi who heard the real reason Arik Sharon retreated from Gaza and expelled the Jewish communities from Katif and Northern Shomron. , 9/6/2016, 8:36 PM

Will UNRWA schools in Jerusalem be part of the incitement crackdown?

Why should UNRWA schools be outside the jurisdiction of the Israeli Education Ministry?, 8/27/2016, 10:31 PM

Illegal construction laws apply to Arabs too

Palestinian Arab lies do not turn into truth just because they are repeated. In response to US threats if Israel takes action against an illegal Arab new village, it is time to examine the facts on the ground - literally. , 8/18/2016, 10:46 PM

Elie Wiesel: Should the people of Israel remain "Jews of Silence" ?

The legacy of Elie Wiesel., 7/5/2016, 10:52 AM

The answer: Wipe out the communications of the PA and UNRWA

Israel post 1967 confiscated all schoolbooks of incitement, but Israel post 1994 Oslo Accords allowed schoolbooks of war in the PA/UNRWA curriculum, while the Jewish state handed over Israeli owned radio and TV frequencies for use of the PA., 7/3/2016, 5:49 PM

Israel should silence those who incite terrorist murders

Twenty years ago, the writer would not have written this article, because what it endorses was then self-evident. Remembering the Park Hotel. And what happened to Sheikh Yassin., 4/22/2016, 11:11 AM

Even without a political solution, the US could forge a Mideast legacy

The United States could dramatically change the state of one of the most pressing issues of the Israel-Arab conflict., 4/17/2016, 10:13 AM