UNESCO has adopted the controversial resolution advanced by the Palestinian Authority obliterating the historic link between Judaism and Jerusalem's holy sites.
The chief of UNESCO has been threatened because she knows the truth: one cannot erase Jewish history from Jerusalem.
The meeting was called by member states Egypt, Venezuela, Malaysia, Senegal and Angola, and was pushed by the PA delegation.
Among other things the resolution blames Israel for destroying Jerusalem's historic and archeological heritage by conducting archaeological digs.
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, supporting Syria and Iran, voted for the anti-Israel UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem.
Israeli Jewish leaders and lawmakers across the board are livid over the UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem.
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.
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."
UNESCO is scheduled to vote Thursday on a Palestinian Authority initiative condemning Israel and denying Jewish ties to the city’s holy sites.
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.
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.
Israel's UN Ambassador Danny Danon urged the UN Secy-Gen-elect to appoint an envoy to combat anti-Semitism.
Syria's northern city of Aleppo is now officially a "besieged" city under UN criteria.
Former Prime Minister of Portugal, Antonio Guterres, is chosen to succeed Ban Ki-moon as UN Secretary-General in January 2017.
IAEC director Ze'ev Senir warned international nuclear scientists that Syria and Iran are destabilizing the region through non-state actors.
Israel's Atomic Energy Commission opens a pavilion to exhibit its civilian nuclear technology at the 60th IAEA General Conference in Vienna.
Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon petitions UN Secy-Gen Ban Ki-moon for kosher food.
At least 100,000 children have had no safe drinking water for 3 days in Aleppo.
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.