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July 12, 2016 10:03 am

UNESCO Postpones Vote on Controversial Resolution About Jewish Ties to Jerusalem

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The UNESCO Headquarters Building. in Paris. UNESCO postponed a vote on a controversial resolution about Jewish ties to Jerusalem. Photo: UNESCO.

The UNESCO Headquarters Building. in Paris. UNESCO postponed a vote on a controversial resolution about Jewish ties to Jerusalem. Photo: UNESCO.

The UN’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) delayed Tuesday a controversial vote on a draft resolution that would challenge Jewish historical ties to the Old City of Jerusalem.

The vote was postponed minutes before the proceedings began when the Palestinian and Jordanian delegations, which had proposed the resolution, could not secure enough votes to ensure its passage. It is unclear if and when they will propose the resolution again.

Read full story at The Times of Israel.

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