Review Category : Press Releases

EMET Applauds Move by U.S Congressional Subcommittee to Rein in Egypt, PA Aid

The Endowment for Middle East Truth (EMET) applauds the recent decision by the the House Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee to seek new, tougher conditions on foreign aid to the Egyptian government and the Palestinian Authority (PA), following the decision by the Obama Administration to bypass a congressional hold on funds to the PA.

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EMET Opposes “Orwellian” PA posturing over Church of the Nativity at UNESCO

Sarah Stern

(Washington, D.C.)- The Endowment for Middle East Truth (EMET) registers its opposition to the public announcement that the Palestinian Authority (PA) will pursue the registration of the Church of the Nativity, in Bethlehem as a United Nations Educational, Scientific,and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage site in “Palestine.”

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EMET responds to UC Santa Cruz antisemitism investigation


The Endowment for Middle East Truth is pleased to learn that U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights has opened an investigation into the University of California-Santa Cruz for allegedly failing to respond to an existing hostile environment against Jewish Students. The complaint, filed by Hebrew lecturer Ms. Rossman-Benjamin alleges that:

Professors, academic departments, and residential colleges that had promoted and encouraged anti-Israel, anti-Zionist and anti-Jewish views and behavior.
That rhetoric heard in UCSC classrooms and at numerous events sponsored and funded by academic and administrative units on campus went beyond legitimate criticism of Israel and crossed the line into anti-Semitism according to the standards employed by the U.S. Department of State.

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