The Other Mideast conflict

by Jonathan Schanzer, National Post Earlier this year, the government of Canada announced it would discontinue its long-standing financial contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and redirect those funds to strengthen the Palestinian Authority. It made the move in recognition of a difficult reality: UNRWA has perpetuated the Palestinian refugee problem,…

Israeli Initiative Update No. 28

UNRWA is Bad for Israel Recently, UNRWA came out with its first promotional campaign geared towards Israelis.   The online campaign, titled (in Hebrew) “UNRWA: Bad for Extremism,” presents three questions “Israelis have asked” about UNRWA, though clearly they mean The Israeli Initiative.   The first: Does UNRWA perpetuate the refugee problem? Second:  Is UNRWA involved in…