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

16 Tishri 5777 – October 18, 2016
UNESCO has adopted the controversial resolution advanced by the Palestinian Authority obliterating the historic link between Judaism and Jerusalem's holy sites.

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

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14 Tishri 5777 – October 15, 2016
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

13 Tishri 5777 – October 14, 2016
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

12 Tishri 5777 – October 13, 2016
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.

PA Official Gets Heavy UN Support in Getting FIFA to Ban Israeli Teams

UN secretary general’s special advisor on sport Wilfried Lemke has been lobbying on behalf of Rajoub, and sent FIFA a letter advising that all Jewish life in Judea and Samaria is illegal, which includes Jewish soccer teams.

Netanyahu Asking Kerry to Avoid UN 2-State Resolution

10 Tishri 5777 – October 11, 2016
Kerry responded by saying the Administration has not yet made its decision on this matter — which is probably what he would have said if he didn't want an Obama anti-Israel move to hit the news before the election.

Israeli UN Ambassador Danny Danon Welcomes New UN Secy-Gen Guterres

4 Tishri 5777 – October 6, 2016
Israel's UN Ambassador Danny Danon urged the UN Secy-Gen-elect to appoint an envoy to combat anti-Semitism.

Aleppo Becomes No. 18 on UN ‘Besieged Areas in Syria’ List

4 Tishri 5777 – October 5, 2016
Syria's northern city of Aleppo is now officially a "besieged" city under UN criteria.

Antonio Guterres, Former UNHCR, Unanimous Pick for New UN Secy-Gen [video]

Former Prime Minister of Portugal, Antonio Guterres, is chosen to succeed Ban Ki-moon as UN Secretary-General in January 2017.

IAEC Director: Middle East Instability Worsened By Non-State Actors Supported by Syria, Iran

26 Elul 5776 – September 28, 2016
IAEC director Ze'ev Senir warned international nuclear scientists that Syria and Iran are destabilizing the region through non-state actors.

Israeli Nuclear Technology On Display at 60th IAEA Conference in Vienna

Israel's Atomic Energy Commission opens a pavilion to exhibit its civilian nuclear technology at the 60th IAEA General Conference in Vienna.

Israel’s Ambassador to UN Campaigns for Kosher Food

24 Elul 5776 – September 26, 2016
Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon petitions UN Secy-Gen Ban Ki-moon for kosher food.

Emergency Session on Syria at UN Security Council

At least 100,000 children have had no safe drinking water for 3 days in Aleppo.

Kerry’s Last Ditch Effort to Get Netanyahu to Commit Political Suicide

22 Elul 5776 – September 25, 2016
Kerry is in the midst of his final attempt to shape the Israel-PA conflict resolution in his image, and he has been going at it with everything he has including the kitchen sink.

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