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Posts Tagged: UNESCO

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...

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...

Features

US Veterans in Israel: Memorial Day Profiles in Courage and Healing (Part Two)

JNS.org - According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 20 veterans commit suicide across...

Two-State Solution Conspicuously Absent from Trump’s Agenda in Israel

JNS.org - During his meeting with Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday...

Manchester Attack Prompts US Law Enforcement Reaction

US intelligence and law enforcement agencies are reacting to Monday's suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester, England, with new warnings...

Israel

Church of Scotland’s Rejection of BDS and Criticism of Hamas Draws Ca...

Scottish Jews have cautiously welcomed the Church of Scotland's decision at its annual General Assembly to reject the BDS campaign...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Over the Years, Palestinian Leaders Have ‘Excelled ...

Over the years, Palestinian leaders have “excelled in two things: rhetoric and missing opportunities,” a Saudi journalist wrote in a...

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