‘I wonder why Israel even stays in the UN’

By David Rosenberg, Arutz 7— Representatives of 193 United Nations member states gathered at General Assembly emergency session Thursday to vote on a controversial proposed resolution targeting Israel and tacitly condemning American recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital city. On December 6th, President Donald Trump announced that he was reversing decades of US policy vis-à-vis…

Israel will ask Congress to stop US aid to Palestinians

By TIMES OF ISRAEL— Israel is poised to ask Congress to stop funding the Palestinian Authority, a day after the Israeli government froze NIS 500 million ($127 million) in Palestinian tax revenues collected on Ramallah’s behalf, in response to the Palestinian Authority filing a request to join the International Criminal Court earlier this week. An…

In stinging defeat, UN rejects Palestinian bid for statehood

By LEA SPEYER, BREAKING ISRAEL NEWS— The UN Security Council rejected on Tuesday the Palestinian draft resolution calling for the full Israeli withdrawal from East Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria by the end of 2017. The resolution, which was submitted on Monday by Jordan on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, called for peace negotiations to center…

The United Nations: World’s Leading Purveyor of Antisemitism

By ANNE BAYEFSKY, GATESTONE— The UN is not having a conference on the threat that global antisemitism poses to international peace and security. This is lunch-time. The courageous organizer, assisted by the principled representatives of the small state of Palau, is independent of the UN. The facilities are not free. But why couldn’t the UN,…

UN Health Assembly, Syria, Slam 'Inhuman Israeli Practices'

By JEWISH PRESS-— The annual assembly of the UN’s World Health Organization today adopted a resolution criticizing Israel — in the organization’s only debate on a specific country — with Syria protesting “inhuman Israeli practices” that target “the health of Syrian citizens.” The WHO resolution against Israel was not yet published, but was likely a…