As a guest at the 80th General Convention of the Episcopal Church, Yehuda Kurtzer observed its legislative committee vote on nearly 200 resolutions, eight of which involved “criticism of Israeli policy with regard to the Palestinians.” A separate resolution was advanced to criticize Christian Zionism. Kurtzer, who offered testimony in opposition to an amendment accusing Israel of engaging in “apartheid,” was surprised by the intensity and frequency of anti-Israel rhetoric.
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The Demise of UNRWA Is Long Overdue
The head of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)—which provides educational and social services to the descendants of Palestinian refugees—recently predicted disaster if the organization is unable to raise $100 million in the next few months. Ruthie Blum explains why this official’s claim that UNRWA “is indispensable in the lives of Palestinian refugees” is simply false: