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Posts Tagged: General Assembly

November 14, 2013 10:17 am

From Major Speakers to Exhibitors, Federation GA in Israel a ‘Global Jewish Shuk’ - 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Several Cyber Attacks Disrupt Major Websites Twitter, Netflix, Spotify

Several cyber attacks disrupted Web traffic on the East Coast Friday, shutting down access to some of the Web's most popular sites and frustrating their users. A slew of major sites...


Israel Security Agency: Terrorist Attacks in Jerusalem Doubled in September

Terrorist attacks in Jerusalem doubled last month compared to August, according to Israel’s security agency, the Shin Bet. There were 26 attacks in the capital in September, compared to 13 in...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...