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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

Members of India’s ‘Lost Tribe’ of Jews Visit Auschwitz for the First Time

JNS.org - Members of India’s so-called “lost tribe” of Jews visited Auschwitz...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Europe Police Reveal Which Nations ISIS Could Target Next

The Islamic State group is likely to carry out new attacks in the European Union in the near future, probably targeting countries that are members of the US-led coalition fighting...

Israel

Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims

JNS.org - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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