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Posts Tagged: UNESCO

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...

November 4, 2016 4:37 pm
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Leading Jewish Group: UNESCO Chief Must Condemn Antisemitism on Display at UAE Book Fair at Which Her Organization is Guest of Honor

The head of UNESCO must condemn the antisemitism on display at a major international book fair currently taking place in the United Arab Emirates, a...

November 1, 2016 6:27 am
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The Hostility and Hypocrisy of Left-Wing Israeli NGOs

Israeli human rights group B'Tselem recently appeared before a special session of the United Nations Security Council, excoriating Israel and pleading with the body to act against...

October 28, 2016 8:33 am
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UNESCO, Israel, Cain and Abel

Kol hapossel bemumo possel is an old rabbinic refrain. Roughly translated, it means that those who criticize others are usually criticizing faults they possess themselves. Modern psychology has a word for...

October 28, 2016 6:53 am
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How Could Christian-Dominated Latin American Countries Embrace the UNESCO Vote on Jerusalem?

Thousands of Christians from around the world recently visited Jerusalem to trace the footsteps of Jesus through the cobbled, winding streets of the Old City, just...

October 26, 2016 6:50 am
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No Sense Denying the Jewish Connection to Jerusalem

JNS.org - Archaeologists have uncovered even more evidence of the ancient Jewish connection to Jerusalem -- this right after UNESCO and the Palestinian Authority (PA) declared that Jews have no...

October 21, 2016 1:29 pm
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In Wake of UNESCO Resolution, Lawmakers From 17 Countries Sign Document Demanding International Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

JNS.org -- Lawmakers from 17 countries signed a declaration Thursday calling for "international recognition of Jerusalem as the undivided, eternal capital of the state of Israel." The move...

October 21, 2016 7:15 am
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Muslims, Christians and Jews Must Oppose the UNESCO Decision

Some years ago, while browsing in a dusty second-hand bookstore in London, I came across a pamphlet titled A Brief Guide to Al-Haram Al-Sharif. The document...

October 16, 2016 6:32 am
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Rain and Sukkot

Between the two World Wars in Eastern Europe, yeshiva students used to entertain each other at weddings and other happy occasions with Gramen -- Yiddish rhymes that...

October 14, 2016 7:49 am
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UNESCO’s Jerusalem Disgrace

Like the Roman Colosseum, the UN has become an outlet for outlandish escapism and diversion from real problems facing the world. The UN should take...

July 19, 2016 7:52 am
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UNESCO and the Denial of Jewish History

For years, Palestinians and other Arabs have tried to deny the historical record and usurp Jewish holy sites. Their latest attempt to do so takes the form...

Culture

Film Documenting New Immigrant Wins ‘Inspired by Israel’ Video Contest

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat praised the winners of the recent "Inspired by Israel"...

Driver’s or Pilot’s License? Israeli Company to Develop Flying Electric Car

JNS.org - Metro Skyways, a subsidiary of Israeli company Urban Aeronautics based in Yavne,...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

World

Education Reform Expert Warns ADL Report on Spike in Antisemitism at K-12 S...

A US education reform expert cautioned on Monday that a new report claiming a 106 percent spike last year in antisemitism...

Israel

Israel-Germany Relationship ‘Unchanged’ After Netanyahu Cancels...

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel moved quickly to defuse a diplomatic row with Israel on Tuesday after Prime Minister Benjamin...

Middle East

Iranian Opposition Group: Tehran Violating JCPOA With Covert Nukes Research...

Iran is cheating on its historical deal with the US by secretly conducting research into nuclear weapons components such as...

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