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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

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

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

Abbas Tells Trump Israel-Palestinian Peace Deal Can Be Reached This Year

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told US President Donald Trump Wednesday a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians can be reached this year, adding it could be "the deal of...

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