“It is time to face the reality that the UNRWA model has failed,” said U.S. special envoy for Mideast peace negotiations Jason Greenblatt. “Palestinians in refugee camps were not given the opportunity to build any future; they were misled and used as political pawns.”
“That doesn’t mean that the threats that we’ve previously identified have gone away,” said U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan. “I think our response was a measure of our will and our resolve that we will protect our people and our interests in the region.”
Israeli Finance Ministry shows that even after deductions due to the P.A.’s “pay for slay” program, the P.A. would have received more money in the first two months of 2019 than it did on average per month in 2018.
In a recent article about Palestinian refugees in the Gaza Strip yearning to return to their family homes now located in Israel, Reuters misrepresented Tel Aviv as having been an Arab city prior to 1948.
On the anniversary of Israel’s 1948 victory, the Palestinian leadership announces that it will not accept any plan that does not include Jerusalem and the influx of millions of Palestinian descendants.
“Somebody out there wants to hurt us. Just because we exist. And that is frightening. Hate can’t be reasoned with. Hate just needs to be eradicated,” Chanie Krinsky, co-director of the Chabad Jewish Center in Needham, Mass., posted to Facebook.