Republican senators urge Obama to cut UNESCO ties over Jerusalem Resolution

By Abra Forman, Breaking Israel News— A group of Republican senators sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Wednesday urging him to suspend the US’s diplomatic ties with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in light of its recent adoption of resolutions denying Judaism’s connection to Jerusalem. “Because UNESCO continues to…

For the first time every Jews allowed to pray on the Temple Mount

By Abra Forman, Breaking Israel News— In a not-so-subtle response to the recent UNESCO resolutions denying all connection between Jerusalem and the Jewish people, record-breaking numbers of Jews ascended to the Temple Mount over the three-week holiday period encompassing Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot – and in an incredible reversal of the usual status…

Islam States Israel and Jerusalem Belong to Jewish People

By Zionist Organization of America— In the wake of the disgraceful, flat-earth resolution passed by the the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to declare Jerusalem’s Temple Mount and other major Jewish historical/religious sites as primarily or exclusively Muslim, the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has pointed to an extraordinary little-known fact that…

US Christians Slam UNESCO Resolution, Say Denial of Jerusalem’s Jewish History Equals Rejection of City’s Christian Past as Well

By Barney Breen Portnoy, Algemeiner— A number of prominent leaders in the US Christian community expressed dismay on Friday over UNESCO’s approval yesterday of a resolution that distorts Jerusalem’s religious history. Telling The Algemeiner that Christians were “gravely concerned” by the resolution, David Brog — the director of Christians United for Israel (CUFI) — said,…

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…