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Posts Tagged: UNESCO World Heritage Committee

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 5, 2017 10:22 am
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Israel Denounces UNESCO Vote That Called Jewish State an ‘Occupying Power’

JNS.org - The United Nations cultural body UNESCO Tuesday passed on Tuesday a resolution condemning Israel’s activity in the Old City of Jerusalem, in the...

July 4, 2017 7:30 am
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UN Ambassador Haley Slams Upcoming UNESCO Hebron Vote as ‘Wasted Symbolic Action,’ Urges Focus on ‘Precious Sites Under Real Threat of Destruction’

The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, has strongly criticized the Palestinian campaign for the Tomb of the Patriarchs and the Old City in the West...

June 16, 2017 10:43 am
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Palestinians Asks UNESCO to Declare Old City of Hebron, Including Cave of the Patriarchs, a World Heritage Site

JNS.org - The Palestinian Authority (PA) is requesting that UNESCO recognize Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs, one of the holiest sites in Judaism, as a...

Features

Can the World Agree to ‘Fix’ the Iran Nuclear Deal?

President Donald Trump on Jan. 12 outlined his intentions to “fix the terrible flaws” of the Iran nuclear deal, giving...

IDF Prepares for New High-Tech Home in Southern Israel’s ‘Silicon Wadi’

JNS.org - The IDF is gearing up for a major relocation to southern Israel,...

Longtime Supporters of Peace Process: Abbas Is Disqualified as Negotiating Partner

JNS.org - Some prominent Jewish proponents of the decades-long peace process between Israel and...

World

Amid Ongoing Parliamentary Campus Free Speech Probe, UK Jewish Community Hi...

Leading communal representatives and advocates in the United Kingdom are drawing attention to difficulties faced by Jewish students on campus...

Israel

After Knesset Speech, Major US Jewish Groups Praise VP Pence for Support of...

US Vice President Mike Pence’s speech at the Israeli Knesset on Monday was warmly praised by a number of major...

Middle East

Turkey Detains 91, Including Politicians, Journalists, Over Syria Comments

Turkey arrested dozens of people overnight for "spreading terrorist propaganda" about its Syrian incursion, state media said on Tuesday, raising to nearly 100 the number of such detainees, including politicians,...

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