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Posts Tagged: UNESCO and Israel

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 7, 2017 4:51 pm
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UNESCO Has Blood on Its Hands

The following is a transcript of a speech delivered by Dr. Shimon Samuels -- the director of International Relations for the Simon Wiesenthal Center --...

July 7, 2017 3:54 pm
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US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley Scorns UNESCO Hebron Vote as ‘Affront to History’

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley condemned as an "affront to history" Friday's decision by UNESCO to classify the Tomb of the Patriarchs -- an...

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...

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 3, 2016 11:56 pm
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In Moscow, Top US Jewish Officials Call on Russia to Backtrack From Support of UNESCO Resolutions That Ignored Jewish and Christian History in Jerusalem

Two high-level US Jewish officials visiting Moscow this week called on Russia -- which supported the recent UNESCO resolutions that ignored Jewish and Christian history...

October 26, 2016 5:33 pm
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UNESCO Slammed for Another ‘Ridiculous’ Jerusalem Resolution, But Some Also Note Diplomatic Progress

Israeli politicians and American Jewish groups once again condemned UNESCO on Wednesday after the global cultural body’s World Heritage Committee approved a resolution similar to...

October 16, 2016 12:38 pm
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Petition Calling on UNESCO to Recognize Jewish Ties to Jerusalem Garners Tens of Thousands of Signatures

Outrage over UNESCO’s approval on Thursday of a resolution that omitted the Jewish people’s ties with Jerusalem continued to grow over the weekend. As of...

October 14, 2016 2:29 pm
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US Christians Slam UNESCO Resolution, Say Denial of Jerusalem’s Jewish History Equals Rejection of City’s Christian Past as Well

A number of prominent leaders in the US Christian community expressed dismay on Friday over UNESCO's approval yesterday of a resolution that distorts Jerusalem's religious history. Telling The Algemeiner that...

October 13, 2016 12:36 pm
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American Jewish Groups, Israeli Politicians React With Outrage to New UNESCO Resolution Ignoring Jewish People’s Ties With Jerusalem

Major American Jewish groups and top Israeli politicians reacted with outrage on Thursday after the UN’s cultural body approved a resolution that ignores the Jewish...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Mari...

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Iran-Sponsored Hackers Said to Be Targeting Companies in US, Middle East, A...

A private cybersecurity firm has identified what it says is a hacking group sponsored by the Iranian government that has...

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