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Mexico’s Ambassador to UNESCO Fired Over Infamous Jerusalem Resolution

17 Tishri 5777 – October 18, 2016
Mexico's envoy to UNESCO is an envoy no longer because he refused to vote against history and Jerusalem.

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.

Finance Minister Exposing Fresh Meat Market to Foreign Competition

16 Tishri 5777 – October 17, 2016
For the duration of the next year, the quota for duty-free fresh meat imports will be doubled.

Hitler’s Childhood Home to be Demolished by Austrian Government

The Austrian government says it will demolish Adolf Hitler's birth house to prevent it from becoming a neo-Nazi monument.

Netanyahu to Amend the National Service Law to Exclude B’Tselem

14 Tishri 5777 – October 16, 2016
Prime Minister Netanyahu has previously contacted the Attorney General on the matter, and the latter said the law needs to be amended to exclude the anti-Zionist NGO.

Days Before the Elections Adelsons Give Trump $10 Million

Back in September, The Guardian reported the Adelsons were planning to donate as much as $25 million, later that figure was reduced to a mere $5 million, and now, apparently, they settled on $10 million.

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

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.

Brothers Beaten and Cursed by Anti-Semites in Marine Park, Brooklyn

Two young Jewish men were attacked by an anti-Semitic gang in the Marine Park section of Brooklyn on the afternoon of Yom Kippur.

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.

MLK’s Attorney Jack Greenberg Dead at 91

As a sign of a changing relationship between Jews and Blacks, in 1982 the Harvard Black Law Students Association objected to Greenberg's teaching a civil rights course jointly with black lawyer Julius L. Chambers.

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.

Jewish Suspect Arrested for Hate Crime Against Jerusalem Synagogue in Katamon

12 Tishri 5777 – October 13, 2016
A Jewish suspect has been arrested in the Yom Kippur hate crime against a synagogue in the Katamon neighborhood of Jerusalem.

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."

Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

There have been 15 Jewish Nobel Prize winners in the Literature category

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.

Survey: Vast Majority of Israeli Businesses Prefer to Stay Shut on Shabbat

The vast majority of respondents said staying closed or open on Shabbat should be left to them to decide, while 19% preferred that the decision be enforced by the authorities.

13 New Souls Arrive in Israel on Yom Kippur

More than a dozen new babies were born in Haifa's Carmel Medical Center on Yom Kippur. Mazel Tov!

Thousands Needed Help From MDA on Yom Kippur

Paramedics with Magen David Adom were very busy during Yom Kippur.

Black Crosses Spray-Painted on Synagogue In Dark of Night on Yom Kippur

11 Tishri 5777 – October 12, 2016
Anti-Semitism reared its ugly head in the heart of the holy city on the holiest day of the Jewish year.

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.

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