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Swiss MP at the Knesset: UNESCO Resolution on Jerusalem ‘Absurd’

MP Eichenberger-Walther is the head of a European association for fighting BDS, and emphasized during her meetings that she is ceaselessly working to improve relations between Switzerland and Israel.

Eager for Israeli Business, Vietnam Nevertheless Withholds Its Support in International Forums

Vietnam would like to step up the two countries' affiliation in science and technology, especially hi-tech.

Turkey Bracing for Acid Rain after ISIS Blows Up Mosul Sulfur Factory [video]

According to the UN, Iraqi health facilities have treated more than 1,000 cases of suffocation in the area south of Mosul.

PM Netanyahu to Visit Australia, Singapore, Kazakhstan & Azerbaijan

The prime minister and president will be globe-trotting this year as Israel's international relations grow.

GOP Pressures Obama to Cut US Ties to UNESCO Over Jerusalem

Republican senators are urging President Obama to suspend the US membership at UNESCO over the Jerusalem resolutions.

Jews Protest in Paris Over UNESCO Resolution on Jerusalem

French Jews gathered in a show of strength and solidarity to protest the UNESCO votes on Jerusalem.

Holding Up Ancient ‘Jerusalem’ Papyrus, Netanyahu Condemns UNESCO’s ‘Scandalous’ Resolution

"That scandalous decision ... that the Jewish People have no connection to the Temple Mount, or to Jerusalem at all, is contradicted by the Bible and the entire historical record.

Israel’s Ambassador to UNESCO is Recalled to Jerusalem

PM Netanyahu recalled Israel's UNESCO envoy "for consultations" to protest the latest vote on Jerusalem.

UNESCO Passes Second Resolution Erasing Judaism from Jerusalem

PM Netanyahu says the second UNESCO resolution adopted on Jerusalem is more "theater of the absurd."

Tens of Thousands Demand UNESCO Stop Denying Ancient Jewish Ties to Jerusalem

Tens of thousands of signatures are on a petition demanding that UNESCO stop denying ancient Jewish ties to Jerusalem.

New UNESCO World Heritage Vote on Jerusalem Set for Wednesday

Another UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem is coming up for a vote, this one by the World Heritage Committee."

Italy’s PM Matteo Renzi: UNESCO Resolution on Jerusalem ‘Like Saying Sun Creates Darkness’

Italy's prime minister vows to oppose, not abstain against future UNESCO resolutions against Israel.

Report: US, Egypt, Asking PA Not to Approach UN Security Council before US Elections

The source noted that, despite their "dissatisfaction" with these requests, the PA leadership will restrain itself and avoid any UNSC move until after the elections.

Israeli UN Envoy: Stop Funding B’Tselem

On a related topic, Danon announced on Tuesday a new "political struggle against aid money which is transferred to Hamas in Gaza."

UNESCO Executive Board Adopts Resolution to Erase Jewish History From Jerusalem [video]

UNESCO has adopted the controversial resolution advanced by the Palestinian Authority obliterating the historic link between Judaism and Jerusalem's holy sites.

Security Upgraded for UNESCO Chief After Death Threats Over Jerusalem

The chief of UNESCO has been threatened because she knows the truth: one cannot erase Jewish history from Jerusalem.

As B’Tselem, Peace Now Attack Settlements, US Tells UNSC Israel Sabotages Two-State Solution

The meeting was called by member states Egypt, Venezuela, Malaysia, Senegal and Angola, and was pushed by the PA delegation.

Bennett Suspends All Cooperation with ‘Terror Supporting’ UNESCO

Among other things the resolution blames Israel for destroying Jerusalem's historic and archeological heritage by conducting archaeological digs.

Ehud Barak Blames UNESCO Decision on Netanyahu

Most of the Arab countries felt the resolution was over the top, but had no choice but to support it, lest they be seen as not favoring the Palestinian Authority which pushed it.

Russia Voted in Favor of UNESCO Resolution on Jerusalem

Russia, supporting Syria and Iran, voted for the anti-Israel UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem.

Israeli Jewish Leaders Furious at UNESCO Rejection of Jewish Ties to Jerusalem

Israeli Jewish leaders and lawmakers across the board are livid over the UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem.

PM Netanyahu : UNESCO Resolution is ‘Theater of the Absurd’

PM Netanyahu invited members of UNESCO to take a trip to the Arch of Titus to view the treasures of the Holy Temple and refresh their historic memories.

UNESCO Resolution Denies Jewish Ties to Temple Mount, Kotel — Western States Vote Against

Speaking on the eve of Sukkot, President Rivlin said, "The festivals of Israel all highlight the inextricable bond between our people and our land, and no forum or body in the world can come and deny the connection between the Jewish people, the Land of Israel and Jerusalem."

Rivlin: UNESCO “Humiliating Itself” if it Approves Resolution Denying Jewish Ties to Jerusalem

UNESCO is scheduled to vote Thursday on a Palestinian Authority initiative condemning Israel and denying Jewish ties to the city’s holy sites.

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