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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.
Shai ben-Takoa laments France's need to order Jews around.
"As the world remembers one of the most horrific events in modern history, Christians, Jews and people of conscience must commit to make a stand and say never again."
"UNESCO’s heinous resolution was not born in a vacuum but is a direct result of Israel’s ambivalent, nebulous policy towards the Temple Mount."
France, Spain, Sweden, Russia and Slovenia were among the non-Arab nations who supported the resolution.
The citadel at the ancient city of Palmyra was struck during multiple air strikes on an ISIS terrorist base by Russian fighter pilots.
The four-year-old girls suffered burns on 35 percent of her body. The terrorist escaped.
Rewriting history, UNESCO decided that the unquestionably Jewish sites are Muslim.
The PA met with resistance from all sides.
The Palestinian Authority has circulated a draft resolution to declare the Western Wall, Rachel's Tomb and the Patriachs Cave as "Palestinian."
ISIS beheaded the chief archaeologist of the ancient city of Palmyra and hung his headless body there.
Arab leaders realize the existential threat posed by ISIS: Tunisia is at a state of emergency; Egypt has declared "war."
For the first time, the head of UNESCO has rejected an entry to the Memory of the World registry that passed its advisory board.