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Anne Bayefsky is a lawyer and Senior Fellow of the Hudson Institute, as well as the Director of the Touro Institute on Human Rights and the Holocaust. She has taught at York University, Touro College, Columbia University and the University of Ottawa. She is the recipient of Canada's premier human rights fellowship, the Bora Laskin National Fellowship in Human Rights Research. She created and edits www.EYEontheUN.org as well as www.bayefsky.com, a leading global database on international human rights law. She has served as a delegate of the government of Canada and many non-governmental organizations, including the International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists and the American Society of International Law, at UN conferences worldwide. She is the author or editor of eleven books, and a frequent radio and television commentator.

ARTICLES BY: Anne Bayefsky


January 10, 2017 2:40 pm
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How to Prevent Israel From Being Fed to the Wolves at the Upcoming Paris Conference, Just Before Trump Takes Office

On January 15, with only five days left after 2,917 days in office, President Barack Obama is planning once again to feed Israel to the international...

March 20, 2015 8:10 am
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UN Claims Israel is World’s Worst Violator of Women’s Rights

Guess who is the number one violator of women's rights in the world today? Israel. Violating the rights of Palestinian women. At least that is the...

December 19, 2014 8:55 am
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UN: Turning Back the Clock to Pre-1948 is the Real Endgame

Incitement against the Jewish state is directly related to the stabbings, raping and killing of Jews inside and outside of Israel.  But doing something to...

July 23, 2014 10:55 am
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UN Chief Spurns Israel in Hour of Need

It is hard to imagine two more unwelcome, uninvited visitors to Israel in the middle of a war against Palestinian terrorists than UN Secretary-General Ban...

July 16, 2014 7:58 pm
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Opinion: The UN’s Unending Effort to Undermine Israel’s Self-Defense

The 20th century job description of the United Nations was "to maintain international peace and security" based on "the sovereign equality of all its members,"...

May 9, 2014 7:37 am
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Richard Falk’s Gone, But Don’t Expect Change at the UN

For over a month, the U.N.'s top human rights body has been struggling with a major dilemma. How much prior Israel-bashing experience is necessary to...

November 1, 2013 10:16 am
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Anti-Semitism to Blame for Double Standard on Israel

This week Israel caved in to European and American pressure to further subject itself to egregious discrimination at the United Nations. The move was in...

October 28, 2013 10:18 am
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U.S., EU Force Israel to Face Discrimination at the UN

The United Nations is gearing up for yet another attack upon Israel - even more outrageous on this occasion because it has been arranged in...

September 30, 2013 6:55 am
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Rouhani Gives Obama Cover to Delay and Dither

President Obama's standing on the world stage took another nosedive Wednesday at the UN General Assembly. According to White House officials, the president of the...

September 23, 2013 12:51 am
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President Obama Doesn’t Understand Rouhani

As President Obama would have it, Hassan Rouhani, the new president of Iran, is a moderate. The president is leading Americans to believe that, to...

March 19, 2013 1:35 am
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Turning “Human Rights” Into a Weapon Against Israel

Today at the United Nations in New York City, the UN's top women's rights body, the Commission on the Status of Women, will wrap up...

January 30, 2013 8:48 am
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Israel Stands Up to the UN Human Rights Council

Just days after the UN put on a show about Holocaust remembrance, it is business as usual in terms of demonizing and encouraging hatred of...

December 18, 2012 7:19 pm
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UN-Palestine One-State “Art” – Still Up at the UN

The UN is now hosting in the public entrance hall of its New York headquarters a Palestinian exhibit which includes pieces that artfully depict all...

December 2, 2012 10:59 pm
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What U.N. Recognition of Palestine Really Means

To comprehend what went down at the U.N. on Thursday when the Palestinians were given "non-member observer state status" by a vote of 138 for,...

Culture

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard of an ancient synagogue in the...

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a kosher restaurant in Los Angeles...

Features

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

World

Israeli TV Personality Lucy Aharish Tells San Diego Students How Pride in M...

A celebrity Israeli anchor who hosts a morning current-affairs program told an audience at San Diego State University (SDSU) earlier...

Israel

For First Time, Christian Arab Earns Spot in Elite Israeli Air Force Course

JNS.org - For the first time, a Christian Arab Israeli has been accepted into the military's prestigious pilots course, Israel Hayom has learned. The young man, whose name cannot be revealed, was among...

Middle East

Israeli Military Chief: We Are Operating ‘Under the Radar’ to Keep Hezb...

The IDF is “operating under the radar to prevent Hezbollah from getting stronger,” Israel’s military chief told a key Knesset...

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