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Posts Tagged: General Assembly

November 14, 2013 10:17 am
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From Major Speakers to Exhibitors, Federation GA in Israel a ‘Global Jewish Shuk’

JNS.org - JERUSALEM—Several halls of Jerusalem's International Congress Center were filled with booths representing the best of Israeli innovations as the Jewish Federations...

September 25, 2013 11:46 am
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Israel’s Lapid Criticizes Rouhani Boycott, as Netanyahu Voices Skepticism Over Iran’s Intentions

Yair Lapid criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to have the Jewish state's United Nations delegation boycott Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's speech at the...

June 5, 2013 4:00 pm
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Samantha Power Will Wow Them at the United Nations

President Obama's decision to nominate Samantha Power as the United States representative to the United Nations is right on.  Power is perfectly suited to stand...

November 29, 2012 8:13 pm
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American Jewish Leaders and Groups Blast United Nations Palestinian Authority Vote

Jewish groups reacted with dismay over the decision of the United Nations General Assembly to vote in favor of upgrading the status of  the Palestinian Authority to...

September 24, 2011 8:17 pm
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Huckabee: Obama Like Fire Starter

"Have we lost our navigation point?" Referring to President Obama's speech at the United Nations last week, former Republican candidate for President, Mike Huckabee likened him to...

September 22, 2011 10:58 am
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Article 80 and the UN Recognition of a “Palestinian State”

In the entire debate now taking place on whether the United Nations Security Council or General Assembly has the right to approve the application of...

September 13, 2011 12:35 pm
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Iran Goes Nuclear; Distracts World Attention With Hiker Release

News coming out of Iran during the week before the General Assembly could be categorized as stretching completely across the good/bad spectrum. Hope has been...

September 5, 2011 2:00 am
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Israel’s Silent PR

Labor Day marks the end of summer and first official week back at work for schools, businesses and government. For Israel, it will also reignite fierce...

August 30, 2011 2:34 am
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Support Peace: Oppose Palestinian UN Gambit

Once again, the Palestinians, with the help of their international enablers, are about to shoot themselves in the foot -- or worse. Barring unforeseen...

June 13, 2011 5:47 pm
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Palestinian Statehood: What Is The U.N.’s Role?

An aversion to reality can be a powerfully destructive force. Its most visible manifestation in international affairs lies in trying to create political "facts on...

June 6, 2011 10:58 am
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How to Block the Palestine Statehood Ploy

Now that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his recent sparring partner Barack Obama are back in their corners, the next Arab-Israeli political flash point...

June 6, 2011 10:27 am
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Obama Says No to Durban III — But U.N. Racism Summit Still Has Too Many Supporters

With President Obama's anti-Israel hostility becoming an increasing liability for Democrats, the administration finally decided Wednesday to pull out of the U.N.'s upcoming Israel-bashing extravaganza...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Mari...

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Iran-Sponsored Hackers Said to Be Targeting Companies in US, Middle East, A...

A private cybersecurity firm has identified what it says is a hacking group sponsored by the Iranian government that has...

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