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United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees Hiring

UNRWA is a United Nations agency established by the General Assembly in 1949 and is mandated to provide assistance and protection to a population of some 5 million registered Palestine refugees.  They are seeking a Senior External Relations and Projects Officer Full requirements at: http://reliefweb.int/job/557478/senior-external-relations-and-projects-officer Responsibilities include: n  Manage relationships with several important donors, including [...]

Abbas, Pope Benedict XVI Meet Briefly

Abbas, Pope Benedict XVI Meet Briefly

On Monday, Pope Benedict XVI met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. According to The Palestinian News and Info Agency, the two men “discussed the bilateral relations and the status quo in Palestine and the Middle East.” The Agency also reported that Abbas had accused Israel of “violations of Islamic and Christian holy sites, especially [...]

Netanyahu Accuses International Body of Hypocrisy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took world leaders to task yesterday for what he said was their hypocrisy. According to Jewish News One, the Prime Minister criticized the international community for condemning Israeli settlements while remaining silent on Hamas’s repeated calls for the destruction of Israel. “This weekend,” JN1 quotes the prime minister as saying, [...]

Get out the candles!

David Wilder December 04, 2012 The cards seem to be falling, almost as planned. Our Arab neighbors asked the international anti-Israel organization, otherwise known as the United Nations, for recognition in their efforts to delete Israel from the world map. They approached the number one warrior, General Assembly, who consulted with his Defense cabinet, the [...]

ZOA Thanks President Obama for Opposing United Nations Statehood Vote

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) thanks the Obama Administration for voting last week against the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) resolution to accept ‘Palestine’ as a non-member state of the U.N.  At the same time, the ZOA has expressed concern that the Obama Administration exerted virtually no effort to bring U.S. allies, including the [...]

Emanuel Bashes Netanyahu

Emanuel Bashes Netanyahu

According to The Jewish Telegraphic Agency, former White House Chief of Staff and current Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel  of accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of “betraying” President Barack Obama by   approving the expansion of Israeli settlements and by denying tax transfers to the Palestinian Authority. The JTA further reports that Emanuel claimed that Netanyahu’s [...]

UN Tells Israel to Open Nuclear Program to Inspectors as EU rejects Sanctions

Yesterday, the UN General assembly voted in favor of a resolution that demanded that Israel open up its nuclear program to UN inspectors. While Israel has neither confirmed nor denied having a nuclear weapons program, the Associated Press reports that it is widely believed to have one. According to CBS News, the resolution passed 174-6 [...]

The Never Ending Tales of Johnny, Bobby and David

By Melanie Goldberg Let’s call these kids Johnny and Bobby. Bobby, Johnny and David used to be friends. Not the best of friends, but friends nonetheless. They used to share a huge box of action figures. But then they got into a fight. And the teacher decided that Johnny and Bobby could have all the [...]

Jay Sekulow of ACLJ Says: United Nations Vote Backing Palestinians Threatens Israel & Peace

We knew it would be an uphill battle at the United Nations. The UN today voted to give the terrorist-led Palestinian Authority (PA) “non-member observer state” status. Such a move is deeply flawed and violates international law. By upgrading the status of this terrorist-led organization, the UN is setting the stage for more instability in [...]

UN Recognizes State of Palestine

Yesterday, the United Nations General Assembly voted to grant observer status to the “state of Palestine.” Yet, according to Michael Astor and Peter James Spielmann of The Associated Press, the UN recognized state of Palestine lacks many of the traits that traditional states have. Indeed, say Astor and Spielmann, “They don’t control their borders, airspace [...]

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