David Bedein

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

Open letter to UN Amb. Samantha Power as she visits Jerusalem

This is an  opportunity to reform UNRWA policies - using the information in this letter., 2/14/2016, 10:09 PM

For media correspondents: A proposed tour of the Palestinian Authority

If you missed the tour of Israel and the PA (see Rown Dean's article), you can join this one. You will write the most compelling piece you have ever written when it is over, and it will, for a change, be the truth., 2/7/2016, 8:40 PM

See PA textbook incitement for yourself - funded by the US taxpayer

US taxpayers are paying for the incitement that kills innocents., 1/26/2016, 7:18 AM

A word to the wise is not censorship

Israel’s school system decides to discourage Arab-Jewish romance., 1/5/2016, 8:09 AM

What do Syrian children learn in school?

If their textbooks are any indication, the countries accepting Syrian refugee families are in for a shock., 12/8/2015, 3:30 PM

The post Munich 'Golda Doctrine' and Mahmoud Abbas

Israel did not sit idly by when, after the horrific Munich massacre, Germany released the imprisoned terrorists in order to save the passengers on a hijacked Lufthansa flight. It has not, however, finished the job., 12/3/2015, 8:36 AM

Legacy of the Mufti and Hitler: The facts

Putting the facts on the table about the Mufti and Hitler., 10/23/2015, 3:20 PM

"For Internal Use Only"?

Hamas fighters in the Palestinian Security Forces? Not for public consumption., 10/12/2015, 9:00 AM

Yogi Bear, Yogi Berra, and the Misreading of Media Mishaps

Is it bias or ignorance?, 9/29/2015, 3:10 PM

Ignore the Warnings of Alberto Nisman at Your Peril

Iran's place in world terror has been thoroughly investigated. The person who did it did not live to tell the tale., 8/20/2015, 8:55 AM

Solving UNRWA School Budget Crisis – through UNRWA School Reform

Here's an idea: UNRWA could stop teaching students to grow up and destroy israel. , 8/10/2015, 9:06 AM

Michael Oren, Profile in Courage

Oren's revelations were not cheap shots to promote his new book. They were evidence of his integrity., 6/22/2015, 12:18 PM

Who is Really Behind BDS? We Can Cut Off BDS at the Spigot

How can we fight the flow of finances to BDS?, 6/5/2015, 8:44 AM

From 1998-2006, Jerusalem's Papal Nuncio was Pro-Israel

The late Papal Nuncio was sensitive to anti-Semitism and tried to combat it in the PA curriculum. The Vatican listened at the time, but seems to have forgotten that it can be a real force for peace., 5/19/2015, 1:00 PM

Israel's Baskin Case

An expose of the non-factual facts presented by a well-known leftist columnist who writes in English., 4/27/2015, 11:02 AM

How You can Influence Policy Guidelines for the New Coalition

A good look at the challenges facing the new government., 4/14/2015, 3:15 PM

Killer Allocations

Funds that Israel transfers to the Palestinian Authority., 4/2/2015, 7:43 AM

A Neglected Issue of the Israeli Electoral Campaign

Netanyahu rescinded on a Palestinian Arab State, but he must explain that using Langfan's maps showing ​the proximity of missiles ​from a Palestinian State to Israel's population centers., 3/18/2015, 8:19 AM

Illusions and Delusions of Michael Oren in the WSJ

A new Israeli politician with a “new approach”? Not quite. It may, however, be a way to make friends in Washington., 3/8/2015, 8:18 AM

Post Peres Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PPTSS)

Coping with Peres׳ promise of Peace., 2/22/2015, 7:13 AM

Northern Attack and Media-Induced Mass Israeli Insomnia

The media were wrong about where the attack took place. And we should be worried about that fact., 1/29/2015, 11:32 AM

Vindication: PA Armed Hamas with Israeli Weapons

After 20 years of enduring vilification for reporting Hamas-PA armed collusion, documentation emerges., 1/23/2015, 7:05 AM

UNRWA Textbook Excerpts: Education for War

Legislators who fund UNRWA are now confronted with the reality of UNRWA Education for War - with Israel., 12/18/2014, 5:52 AM

The Hijacking of Rachel's Tomb

UNRWA schools now teach that Rachel's tomb is a shrine to a Moslem. , 11/4/2014, 3:32 PM

Tie Strings to UNRWA's Appeal for Funds

The phenomenon of unaccounted millions allocated for humanitarian aid needs to be challenged, along with several other issues in UNRWA. , 10/17/2014, 2:05 PM

Jewish Journalist Colleagues: Stop the Self-Censorship

The new film UNWRA Goes to War is a must screen for the forthcoming session of the American Jewish Press Association. , 10/9/2014, 11:21 AM

UNRWA at War: Reactions to the Gaza Operation

A must-read examination of UNRWA statements and actions during the Israeli-Hamas conflict of 2014., 9/12/2014, 4:03 PM

From "Fabrication" to Validation: UNRWA and Hamas

The UNRWA responded to irrefutable evidence that Hamas embedded itself in UNRWA facilities. The writer has been claiming - and proving -that for years, only to be accused of fabrication by UNRWA spokesmen. :, 7/18/2014, 6:27 AM

When a Ceasefire is not a Ceasefire

Advice to jounalists: The three Arabic nuanced terms being discussed with Hamas as a resolution to the current situation have nothing to do with a “cease fire”., 7/15/2014, 2:21 PM

The UNRWA "Peace Ambassador" Who Sings For Terror

Mohammed Assaf, Arab Idol competition winner, sings a tune whose notes have nothing to do with goodwill or peace. He is a UNRWA alumnus., 6/2/2014, 11:27 AM

Martin Indyk's Moment of Questionable Judgment

An instance of questionable judgment from which he has not wavered, has hovered over him for 18 years and inflicted untold damage on Israel and the Palestinian Arabs., 4/14/2014, 6:45 AM

Should the People of Israel Become the Jews of Silence?

A message for Passover., 4/6/2014, 1:20 AM

What You Can Do to Correct UNRWA Education for Violence

Citizens have power. Here is what citizens and legislators from donor nations can do to correct UNRWA indiscretions; Follow up on briefings in Knesset, Congress and UK Parliament., 3/26/2014, 12:02 PM

The UNRWA Curriculum Content that does not exist

Touted UNRWA Curriculum content on lauding civil rights leaders is a change that does not exist., 2/17/2014, 12:41 PM

Canada Can Jump Start the Peace Process

Canada has a leadership role which can allow it to do something significant to reduce one of the most difficult obstacles to peace., 1/20/2014, 7:47 AM

Covering Ariel Sharon's 2001-06 Term as Prime Minister

A newsman's report of what transpired before and after the destruction of Gush Katif., 1/15/2014, 10:44 AM

Recalling the Day President John Kennedy Died

Everyone remembers where they were and what they did when certain events occurred. Kennedy's assassination, as PM YItzchak Rabin's, is one of them., 11/22/2013, 6:43 AM

End Result of Israel-PA Talks Reached 8 Years Ago

The possible conclusion of current Israel Palestinian Authority talks was reached over 8 years ago., 11/4/2013, 8:46 AM

Netanyahu and Abbas Speak of the Grand Mufti

Why did Netanyahu decide to talk about the Mufti in his Bar Ilan speech?, 10/11/2013, 8:34 AM

Netanyahu's Next Speech at the United Nations

Netanyahu's UN speech is an outline that can suit several other targets. Let's start with Mahmoud Abbas and rip into the integrity of the PLO and its leader., 10/2/2013, 10:46 AM

10 Questions Jewish Leaders Could Ask Abbas in New York

One example: Ask Abbas why the new Palestinian Authority city, Rawabi, built near teeming UNRWA 'refugee' facilities, will not allow UNRWA camp residents to live there. , 9/25/2013, 8:54 AM

Germany is the Supplier of WMD Technology to Syria

Those who enabled Syria to use WMD should pay the price., 9/10/2013, 3:47 PM