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Posts Tagged: UNESCO

April 10, 2018 4:16 pm
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With Anti-Israel Resolutions, UNESCO ‘Fiddling in the Chamber While the Middle East Burns,’ Jewish Human Rights Advocate Says

An official with a prominent US-based Jewish human rights group has criticized UNESCO over two anti-Israel resolutions set to be discussed on Wednesday by the...

December 22, 2017 2:22 pm
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New Film Beautifully Showcases Jerusalem Archaeology to Rebut Historical Revisionism

Pierre Rehov's beautiful new film, "Unveiling Jerusalem," shines a spotlight on the city's architectural wonders and amazing recent archaeological finds. Even more importantly, it exposes...

December 22, 2017 12:17 pm
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On the Trail of Japanese Holocaust-Era Hero Chiune Sugihara

A picturesque hilltop in the rustic countryside of central Japan’s Gifu Prefecture is the last place one might expect to hear Hebrew. But at the...

December 13, 2017 3:40 pm
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How UNESCO Encourages Antisemitism

JNS.org - In October, the US State Department notified the director-general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) that America would be withdrawing from the...

November 13, 2017 9:22 am
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Report: Mexico Will Stop Voting in Favor of Palestinians at UN

Mexico will stop voting in favor of the Palestinians at United Nations institutions, the Hebrew newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth has reported. According to the report, Mexican Foreign...

October 26, 2017 12:01 pm
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It’s Time to Get Tough on US Allies at the UN

JNS.org - The Trump administration’s decision to withdraw from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is one shot across the UN’s bow. And UNESCO...

October 22, 2017 11:51 am
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UN Is No Longer Home Court of the Palestinians, Israeli Envoy Says

Israel’s situation at the United Nations is slowly improving, the Jewish state’s envoy to the global intergovernmental body said in an interview published by the...

October 20, 2017 10:41 am
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New French Jewish Leader Brings Hope of Change to UNESCO

JNS.org - The election of the first Jewish director-general of UNESCO -- French politician Audrey Azoulay -- is raising hopes that she might return the organization to its original mission. In recent...

October 17, 2017 12:07 pm
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Alan Dershowitz: Trump Did the Right Thing by Walking Away From UNESCO — for Now

This article was first published by Gatestone Institute. The State Department announced on Thursday that the United States would be withdrawing from the UN agency UNESCO,...

July 12, 2017 4:29 pm
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Israeli Muslim Zionist Activist Castigates UNESCO Over Hebron Vote

An Israeli Muslim Zionist activist took UNESCO to task on Wednesday over its move last week to designate the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron as...

July 10, 2017 5:56 pm
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Haifa Residents Demand Renaming of ‘UNESCO Square for Tolerance and Peace’ After Hebron Vote

Some residents of Haifa are calling on their municipal government to change the name of a city square named after the UN cultural agency that...

July 10, 2017 1:45 pm
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Is UNESCO’s Denial of Israel’s Ties to Jewish Heritage Sites Irrelevant?

JNS.org - For most countries, UNESCO is a relatively innocuous organization -- dedicated to preserving some of humanity’s most important cultural treasures, as well as promoting scientific and...

July 4, 2017 10:33 am
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UNESCO’s Cave of the Patriarchs Measure Is Latest Example of ‘Narrative Warfare’ Against Israel, Experts Say

JNS.org - According to legal experts, an upcoming vote by UNESCO on whether to declare Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs to be an endangered Palestinian heritage site...

June 23, 2017 1:22 pm
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Iranian Envoy May be Chosen as UNESCO Leader

JNS.org - The United Nations cultural body UNESCO, which has passed several anti-Israel resolutions during the last year, is likely to elect Iran’s permanent delegate to...

Culture

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want...

World

Trump, France’s Macron to Discuss Iran Nuclear Deal at White House Si...

US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the Iran nuclear agreement at the White House on Tuesday, although...

Israel

Hamas Leader: Our War With Israel Has Gone International Following Assassin...

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh hinted that Hamas will internationalize its terror campaign against Israel following the assassination of a Hamas...

Middle East

Arab MKs Participate in Palestinian March Mourning Israel’s Founding

JNS.org - Some 10,000 people, including Israeli Arab lawmakers, participated Thursday in a march mourning Israel’s founding. The “March of the Uprooted” is organized by the Higher Arab Monitoring Committee and held...

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