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Posts Tagged: 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...

May 28, 2017 11:35 am
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Palestinian Officials Are Frustrated With Trump’s Pro-Israel Positions, Document Reveals

Palestinian officials are frustrated with President Donald Trump’s pro-Israel positions, the Hebrew news site nrg reported on Sunday, citing a new document authored by a...

May 19, 2017 1:21 pm
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UNESCO’s Jerusalem Lies

Earlier this month, coinciding with Israel’s 69th Independence Day, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) passed a resolution entitled "Occupied Palestine." The...

May 14, 2017 2:22 pm
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Top Jewish Human Rights Group Urges Coca-Cola to Take Action Against Palestinian Franchisee After Map Without Israel Displayed at Gaza Factory

A leading US-based Jewish human rights group is urging the head of Coca-Cola to “take appropriate corporate measures” against its Palestinian franchisee following the display...

May 9, 2017 3:45 pm
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UNESCO’s Betrayal of Truth, History and Justice

There is something severely wrong when an international organization that claims to be inclusive and humanitarian turns around and slaps a lone democracy in the...

May 3, 2017 6:38 pm
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Israel Reproaches Swedish Envoy, Cuts UN Funding Over UNESCO Vote

JNS.org - Following UNESCO’s May 2 vote to deny Israel’s sovereignty over its capital city of Jerusalem, the Jewish state has taken immediate steps to counter the latest...

May 3, 2017 3:43 pm
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Israel Sees a Silver Lining in UNESCO’s Latest Anti-Israel Vote

JNS.org - As Israel celebrated its Independence Day on Tuesday, the United Nations cultural agency -- UNESCO -- voted to deny the Jewish state’s sovereignty over...

Features

Experts Say Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Quest Will Persist, Despite US Moves

JNS.org - Iran is unlikely to halt its drive toward nuclear weapons and ballistic...

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...

Israeli Program Helps Aspiring High-Tech Entrepreneurs

JNS.org - As a teenager, Asher Dale created a phone application called “Three Good Things -- A Happiness Journal.” The app sends...

World

In Upcoming Book, Controversial Rutgers Professor Accuses Israel of Sparing...

A professor with a history of supporting terrorism against Israelis is publishing a new book accusing the Jewish state of...

Israel

Israel Condemns ‘Severe Terrorist Attack’ That Killed 16 Egyptian Polic...

JNS.org - Israel condemned on Saturday night a terror attack in Egypt’s Giza province that killed at least 16 Egyptian policemen, in...

Middle East

Senior Hamas Officials Visit Iran on Mission to Improve Relations

JNS.org - A delegation of senior Hamas officials arrived in Iran Friday on a mission to improve ties between the Palestinian terror group and the Islamic Republic. According to Iran’s Tasnim News...

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