Joel B. Pollak

Joel B. Pollak

Articles by Joel B. Pollak

Report: UN Is Starving Palestinians to Save Terror-linked UNRWA

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has reportedly told other UN agencies to reject funding and tasks that ordinarily would fall to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which has been linked to Palestinian terror.

Antonio Guterres

IDF Releases Footage of Stampede in Gaza in Which Dozens Died

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) released aerial footage Thursday of a stampede in northern Gaza in which Palestinians mobbed aid trucks, resulting in dozens being killed in the ensuing chaos, as Hamas accused Israel of a “massacre.”

IDF trampling (IDF / Screenshot / X / Twitter)

Report: Progress in Hostage Talks as Hamas Gives Up on Ending War

Israeli sources reported progress in talks in Paris, France, this weekend over a release of hostages by Hamas in exchange for a temporary pause in fighting, as the Palestinian terrorist groups appeared to back down from demands for an end to the war.

Demonstrators hold posters of women being held hostage in Gaza during a rally in London on

Blue State Blues: Democrats Treat Trump Like Putin Treated Navalny

Democrats treat the Republican opposition, and President Donald Trump in particular, the way that Russian President Vladimir Putin treated Alexei Navalny, the 47-year-old opposition leader who died in prison last week after years of brutal persecution.

Donald Trump mugshot

Netanyahu Presents Plan for ‘The Day After Hamas’ in Gaza

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented his plan for “the day after” Hamas is defeated in Gaza to his Cabinet on Thursday, calling for local officials without links to terrorism to run the government, and Israel to exercise military control.

Gaza sunset (Said Khatib / AFP via Getty)

Blinken Touts Meeting with Lula; Fails to Mention ‘Holocaust’ Smear

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken posted on X (formerly Twitter) on Wednesday that he had met with Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, or Lula — but failed to note Lula’s recent smear comparing Israel’s war against Hamas to the Holocaust.

Bilnken and Lula (X / Twitter)

U.S. Vetoes ‘Ceasefire’ Resolution, but Prepares Another

The United States vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution Tuesday calling for a permanent ceasefire in the war between Israel and Hamas terrorists in Gaza, but has prepared its own resolution calling for a “temporary” ceasefire.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 13: United States Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thom

Israel Rejects Sexual Assault Claims by Antisemitic UN ‘Expert’

Israel adamantly rejected claims Tuesday by a United Nations panel of “experts” that included noted antisemite Francesca Albanese that Israeli soldiers had committed sexual assault against Palestinian women and girls detained during the war in Gaza.

Francesca Albanese (Ivan Romano / Getty)

Harvard Faculty Group Posts Antisemitic Image; Deletes, Apologizes

A Harvard faculty group formed to support pro-Palestinian students posted an antisemitic image on Monday — then deleted it and apologized, but not before triggering an outcry on campus and earning the attention of congressional investigators.

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Israel Finds Medicines for Hostages, Undelivered, at Gaza Hospital

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) published photographs Sunday of medicines that were meant to be delivered to Israeli hostages under a January deal with Qatar, but were instead found unopened during a raid at the Nasser Hospital at Khan Yunis.

Medicines for Israeli hostages that were not delivered and were, instead, found by the IDF