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Tens of thousands of signatures are on a petition demanding that UNESCO stop denying ancient Jewish ties to Jerusalem.
The lack of mentioning any Jewish (or Christian) connection to the Temple Mount, and the refusal to use any other name but the Muslim names for the site, are clearly deliberate.
Another UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem is coming up for a vote, this one by the World Heritage Committee."
Italy's prime minister vows to oppose, not abstain against future UNESCO resolutions against Israel.
Susan Michael, U.S. director of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, told JNS that UNESCO’s efforts to deny the Jewish connection to Jerusalem also denies the Christian history as well.
"They are acting like children, lying about history"
Mexico's envoy to UNESCO is an envoy no longer because he refused to vote against history and Jerusalem.
UNESCO has adopted the controversial resolution advanced by the Palestinian Authority obliterating the historic link between Judaism and Jerusalem's holy sites.
Among other things the resolution blames Israel for destroying Jerusalem's historic and archeological heritage by conducting archaeological digs.
UNESCO erases Jewish history and CoverGirl now has a cover-boy. The world is upside-down.
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.