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Posts Tagged: UNESCO

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...

May 2, 2017 4:44 pm
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Jewish Human Rights Group Warns of Potential UNESCO ‘Catastrophe’ as Saudi Arabia, Iran Join Qatar as Frontrunners for Leading Posts

Israel could face a trio of hostile nations leading UNESCO -- the UN's cultural agency -- following elections to be held at the group's 39th General...

May 2, 2017 3:23 pm
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Jerusalem Mayor Leads Global Jewish Condemnation of UNESCO Passage of Anti-Israel Resolution

Israeli political figures and US Jewish groups reacted with anger on Tuesday following UNESCO's passage of a resolution that condemned what it called the Jewish state's...

May 1, 2017 1:26 pm
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On Eve of UNESCO Vote, Jordanian Influencer Says US Can Move Tel Aviv Embassy to West Jerusalem

A former Jordanian culture minister wrote a controversial op-ed for a leading Amman newspaper on Sunday in which he argued there was no need for Arabs to...

March 30, 2017 2:02 pm
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Arab States to Challenge Israeli Sovereignty Over Jerusalem at Upcoming UNESCO Meeting

JNS.org - According to a resolution draft obtained by Israeli government officials, Arab states plan to challenge Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem at the upcoming UNESCO executive board meeting...

March 7, 2017 4:45 pm
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US Jewish Group Calls on UNESCO to Reconsider Honor of Iraqi Musician as ‘Artist of Peace’ Due to ‘Belligerent’ Anti-Israel Statements

A leading US-based Jewish human rights group is calling on UNESCO to reconsider its recent naming of Iraqi musician Naseer Shamma as an “Artist for...

January 2, 2017 9:59 pm
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Israel’s New Delhi Envoy: Jewish State Appreciates Shift in India’s Voting Pattern at UN Institutions

Israel appreciates the “changes” in India’s recent voting pattern at UN institutions, the Jewish state’s New Delhi envoy told The Hindu in an interview published...

December 8, 2016 6:51 pm
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Major US Jewish Group Calls on Qatar to Remove Antisemitic Titles From Doha Book Fair

A leading US-based Jewish human rights group has called on the Qatari government to remove antisemitic titles from an international book fair currently taking place...

Features

Unpacking the Message of Iran’s Missile Strike Against Islamic State

JNS.org - While Iran routinely threatens Israel, experts say that the Islamic Republic was...

Israel’s Recent Response to Syrian Mortars Deemed ‘Old Policy’

JNS.org - Mortar shells fired from Syria into the Israeli Golan Heights on Saturday...

Will Palestinian Energy Feud Spark Surge in Violence Against Israel?

JNS.org - The long-running feud between Hamas and Fatah has led to a deepening...

World

UK Government Threatens to Cancel Hamas-Linked Event Featuring Speaker Who ...

A Palestinian cultural festival in London next month is set to provide a platform to a group of activists known for their...

Israel

Jerusalem Attempting to Thwart Latest Anti-Israel Motion at UNESCO

JNS.org - The Israeli government is advancing an effort to thwart the latest anti-Israel initiative at the United Nations cultural body UNESCO. The new motion would deny Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem and...

Middle East

Iran’s President Rouhani Rejects Qatar ‘Siege’ by Arab Na...

Iran's president Hassan Rouhani has told the Qatari Emir that the "siege of Qatar is not acceptable for us," according...

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