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Posts Tagged: League of Nations

October 15, 2013 12:24 pm
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UN Covers Nude Relief Carving in Apparent Deference to Iranian Diplomats

The United Nations covered up a relief carving of a naked man at its Geneva headquarters on Monday, apparently in deference to the chaste sensibilities...

August 20, 2013 10:00 am
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‘All the News That’s Fit to Print’ Really?

Among the many Israeli sources of irritation for The New York Times, none is more persistently aggravating than Jewish settlements. August has been an especially...

December 7, 2012 1:08 pm
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Middle Eastern Tunnel Vision

Imagine: until the Holland Tunnel was completed in 1927 New York and New Jersey had not been contiguous (defined in Webster's as "have contact with")....

November 29, 2012 5:47 pm
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Palestinian Sound and Fury

Today, November 29th, marked the 65th anniversary of UN Resolution 181, calling for the partition of Palestine into Jewish and Arab (not "Palestinian") states. Palestinian...

August 15, 2012 2:36 pm
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A Lost Opportunity of Historic Proportions

Ninety years ago last month, the League of Nations, the precursor to today's United Nations, approved the Mandate for Palestine, out of which Israel was...

January 24, 2012 3:27 pm
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Artificially Created States

Fifty-one member countries - the entire League of Nations - unanimously declared on July 24, 1922: "Whereas recognition has been given to the historical connection of...

December 29, 2011 5:48 pm
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The UN Mourns the Death of Kim Jong-Il

The decision by the United Nations to lower their flags to half-mast for the death of Kim Jong Il is a vulgar and...

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...

June 21, 2011 4:12 pm
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Thomas Friedman’s Partition Plan

On June 18, 2011 the New York Times published an Op-Ed by its columnist Thomas Friedman, named "What to Do With Lemons," suggesting to "update...

May 17, 2011 10:29 pm
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12 Reasons Why Jerusalem Must Remain Under Israeli Control

1. Jerusalem has been the capital city of the Jewish people (but no one else) for 3,000 years, including both ancient Israel and current Israel.  There...

Culture

What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew...

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’

JNS.org – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Features

Iran Faces Israel’s Game-Changing Air Power

Iran has big plans to create a military outpost in Syria, right on Israel’s doorstep. From there, the Islamic Republic...

Israeli-American Group Seeks to Be ‘Glue,’ Not ‘Wedge,’ for US Jewry

JNS.org - As Jewish communal organizations throughout the US  struggle to maintain membership levels...

World

UK Buys Israeli Iron Dome Technology to Defend Falkland Islands

JNS.org - The United Kingdom has signed a $104 million contract for the purchase of advanced missile defense technology used in Israel’s Iron Dome short-range missile defense system. In purchasing the Sky...

Middle East

At Least 235 Killed, 109 Injured in Deadly Egypt Mosque Attack

At least 184 people were killed and 125 injured when gunmen armed with explosives attacked a Sufi mosque in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, according to officials quoted by the state...

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