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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...

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

US Ready to Resume North Korea Talks, Seeks Denuclearization by 2021

The United States said it was ready to resume talks with North Korea after Pyongyang pledged on Wednesday to dismantle its key missile facilities and suggested it would close its...

Israel

Israeli Police Thwart Arab Terrorism in Jerusalem on Yom Kippur

JNS.org - An attempted stabbing attack was thwarted on the night of Yom Kippur by Israeli police in Jerusalem. Just after the beginning of the holiday at 7 pm, a 26-year-old man...

Middle East

Russia, Turkey Still Working on Idlib Deal but Optimistic: UN

Russia and Turkey told a weekly meeting of the UN Syria humanitarian taskforce in Geneva on Thursday that they were still working out the details of their plan to avert...

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