UNESCO Lies About Jerusalem’s Holiness to Jews

By: Lee S. Bender, ZOA— For Jews, the Temple Mount (site of Solomon’s Temple and the Second Temple is the holiest place on earth. The adjacent Kotel (the Western Wall) is the second holiest site to Jews. A recent decision by UNESCO (the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization), however, shamefully distorts, deletes and denies…

UNESCO resolution ignores Jewish ties to Temple Mount, Western Wall

By JTA— JERUSALEM (JTA) — A UNESCO resolution does not recognize a Jewish connection to the Western Wall and the Temple Mount and calls Israel an “occupying power.” The resolution was adopted Friday by the executive board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization resolution at a meeting in Paris. Six months after…

Israel rejects UNESCO Executive Board decision on ‘Occupied Palestine’

By: Ministry of Foreign Affairs— Israel totally rejects the shameful resolution on ‘Occupied Palestine’ adopted today at the plenary of the 197th Session of UNESCO’s Executive Board. The resolution aims to transform the Israeli-Palestinian conflict into a religious confrontation and its adoption is a disgrace for UNESCO’s Executive Board. The Executive Board has joined the pyromaniacs…

Israel Sees Rare Victory at UN After Palestinians Drop Bid to Claim Western Wall a Muslim Holy Site

By: Lea Speyer, Breaking Israel News— Amid international outcry, Israel has claimed a rare victory at the United Nations on Wednesday after the Palestinian delegation dropped its bid that the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declare the Western Wall a Muslim holy site. The resolution, which was submitted on behalf of the…

Not an uprising against occupation. An uprising against Israel

BY: DAVID HOROVITZ, Times of Israel— They say this is not “organized” or “orchestrated” terrorism, but it is. In fact it is more widely “orchestrated” than the suicide bombings of the Second Intifada. At the start of the 2000s, Hamas and Fatah terrorists were training, arming and dispatching suicide bombers to target our buses, malls,…

Blood-stained Israel in Turmoil

By: Lonnie Mings, Israel News Digest— Seven Israelis and a number of Palestinians have been killed in the past two weeks of bloodshed. The Palestinian dead include 10 knife-wielding assailants, police said, as well as children and protesters shot in violent demonstrations. Many people who support Israel have denounced what they called biased reporting about…