Israel asks Pope to intervene regarding Temple Mount and UNESCO

By Itamar Eichner and Brian Schrauger, Jerusalem Journal— The United Nation Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) passed a draft resolution on Thursday that failed to acknowledge the Jewish people’s ties to the Temple Mount. Across the political spectrum, the resolution has raised hackles in Israel. The proposal “strongly condemns the Israeli escalating aggressions and…

UNESCO’s historical revisionism

By UNWATCH— UN Watch condemned UNESCO’s “historical revisionism” after the agency’s 58-member Executive Board adopted an inflammatory and one-sided Palestinian-drafted resolution, submitted by the Islamic states, which erases Jewish and Christian ties to Jerusalem and casts doubt on the connection between Judaism and the ancient city’s Temple Mount and Western Wall. The vote was 24…

There Has Never Been a Sovereign Arab State in Palestine

By Eli Hertz— The artificiality of a Palestinian identity is reflected in the attitudes and actions of neighboring Arab nations who never established a Palestinian state themselves. Arabs in neighboring states, who control 99.9 percent of the Middle East land, have never recognized a Palestinian entity. The Arabs never established a Palestinian state when the…

UNESCO responds to Sanhedrin demand to end Muslim occupation of the West Bank

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, BIN— In a powerful letter, exclusively obtained by Breaking Israel News, the nascent Sanhedrin recently blasted the ongoing efforts of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to give Muslims complete sovereignty of the Temple Mount, prompting a response from the UN body which claims it recognizes the Jewish…

King David’s descendants making case to reclaim ownership of the Temple Mount

By Breaking Israel News— In another manifestation of Biblical precepts interacting with modern life, a private foundation representing the descendants of King David recently launched a lawsuit presenting a legal claim to ownership of the Temple Mount. While their claim is legally sound and verifiable, it faces significant political hurdles. One of the suit’s beneficiaries,…

Israel to EU: Voting to recognize Temple Mount as solely Muslim site akin to ignoring Jesus

By TOVAH LAZAROFF, JPOST— Israel warned the European Union on Thursday night that supporting a UNESCO resolution which views the Temple Mount as a solely Muslim site is akin to ignoring Europe’s Christian roots. “If the Europeans have a hand in a UNESCO decision that rejects or does not deal with the Jewish people’s relationship…