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Posts Tagged: UNESCO Jerusalem

July 7, 2017 12:31 pm
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Israeli Leaders, Jewish Groups Enraged by ‘Delusional’ UNESCO Decision Declaring Hebron’s Tomb of Patriarchs an ‘Endangered Palestinian Heritage Site’

Israeli officials and Jewish leaders in the Diaspora reacted with fury following Friday's vote at UNESCO -- the UN's global cultural agency -- to declare...

July 7, 2017 10:43 am
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Why I Celebrate UNESCO’s Anti-Israel Votes

“It is shameful that the Jewish people still has to fight for the right to exist in the land that for 33 centuries it has...

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 2, 2017 10:27 am
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UNESCO Condemnation of Israel Passes, Despite Unprecedented Lack of Support From African, Latin American and European Nations

As Israel celebrated its 69th Independence Day on Tuesday,  UNESCO -- the cultural arm of the United Nations -- voted by a 22-10 margin (with 23 abstentions and three...

May 1, 2017 10:14 pm
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UNESCO Plans Anti-Israel Vote on Jewish State’s 69th Independence Day

JNS.org - The cultural body of the United Nations was expected to adopt a resolution on Tuesday, Israel’s Independence Day, classifying the Jewish state as an...

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...

April 5, 2017 1:56 pm
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UNESCO Chief: ‘Jerusalem is the Capital of King David’

JNS.org - UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova has rebuffed attempts by the UN cultural body to deny a historic Jewish connection to Jerusalem. “In the Torah, Jerusalem is...

November 9, 2016 5:00 am
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Pro-Israel Groups to Erect Gigantic Pinocchio Near UN to Protest Jerusalem Resolutions

JNS.org - Pro-Israel groups will erect a giant Pinocchio effigy across from the United Nations headquarters in New York City in protest of the recent resolutions...

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...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

University of Oregon Student Senate Endorses BDS Campaign

The University of Oregon’s student senate passed a resolution on Wednesday endorsing the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel, and targeting several companies over their alleged complicity in...

Israel

South African Government Mocked for Calling on Israel to Withdraw Troops Fr...

The South African government became a laughing stock on Twitter on Thursday after it called on Israel to withdraw from...

Middle East

State Media: Syrian Air Defense Intercepts Missile Attack on Airport

Syrian state media said a military airport near Homs city had come under missile attack which was repelled by its air defense systems on Thursday. "One of our military airports in...

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