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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

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Features

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

World

UC-Irvine Investigation Clears Pro-Israel Students of Misbehavior Accusatio...

The University of California, Irvine has dismissed charges that a pro-Israel group on campus behaved improperly toward members of Students...

Israel

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central American country. Jose Donderis, president of...

Middle East

Qatar Says Gaza Aid Spares Israel War, Shows Doha Does Not Back Hamas

Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with Washington's blessing, a Qatari diplomat said on Thursday, describing the cooperation as evidence of Doha's distance...

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