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United Nations Relief and Works Agency

Syria Must Let Food Reach Yarmouk Victims

William Lambers | Posted 08.15.2015 | Impact
William Lambers

We, the international community, must speak out for the people left starving by Syria's civil war. All across Syria, civilians are routinely being blocked from receiving the food needed to survive. The world cannot turn its back on these innocent war victims.

Ayelet Waldman's New Book Is More Than a Holocaust Novel

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 11.12.2014 | Books
Dora Levy Mossanen

It would be a mistake to call Love and Treasure a Holocaust novel, although it is that, too. More than anything, this is a tale of hope and the unbreakable spirit of a people, the transformative power of love and the miracle of the birth of Eretz Israel.

Don't Forget Gaza

Robert Turner | Posted 05.14.2014 | Impact
Robert Turner

It is impossible not to be touched by the apocalyptic scenes emerging from the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk in Damascus. But the cameras, and the donors, seem to have moved on.

Don't Forget about the Successes of the UNRWA (The UN Agency for Palestine Refugees)

Batoul Abuharb | Posted 01.13.2013 | Impact
Batoul Abuharb

UNRWA has experienced tremendous success in improving maternal health and reducing child mortality. They have enabled mothers to take ownership of their health. Their children also have access to regular medical care. But, this doesn't mean that the story ends here.

UNRWA: A Good Investment for American Taxpayers

Amb. Philip C. Wilcox, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amb. Philip C. Wilcox, Jr.

At a tumultuous turning point in the Middle East, where cries for freedom, jobs and human development are resonating, America needs to reinforce its investment in human development and more dignified lives for Middle Easterners.


Ami Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ami Horowitz

While currently being investigated by Congress for its ties to, and support of, terrorism, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency recently asked the world for an additional $100 million in funding.