‘Unprecedented’ UN report links BDS movement to anti-Semitism

By Israel Hayom and JNS— Israeli, Jewish and pro-Israel groups all applauded the publication of an “unprecedented” United Nations report on anti-Semitism, which, among other issues, links anti-Semitism to criticism of Israel and the BDS movement. “This report marks one of the first times the UN has addressed the issue of anti-Semitism in any detail,”…

In first-ever review, UN racism panel presses Palestinians on anti-Semitism

By JNS , Israel Hayom Staff— The United Nations’ anti-racism committee began a mandatory two-day review on Tuesday of the policies and practices of the Palestinian Authority, whose delegation responded by criticizing experts of the 18-member panel for asking about anti-Semitic incitement based on evidence provided by the international human rights group UN Watch, whose…

CNN Commentator Marc Lamont Hill Calls for the Eradication of Israel

By Kayla Koslosky, Christian Headlines— CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill spoke on Wednesday at the opening meeting of the United Nations commemoration of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People where he urged for the elimination of Israel. Hill started his speech by noting, what he called, the blatant violations of human rights implemented…

UNESCO Slammed by US Religious Freedom Commission for Denying Jewish Connection to Holy Sites

By Algemeiner— UNESCO, the cultural and educational agency of the United Nations, was sharply attacked on Thursday by the US Commission on International Religious Freedom for undermining the historic connection between the Jewish people and the Land of Israel. “The idea that there’s a question about the Jewish historical presence in the Holy Land and…

Trump closing Palestinian mission in pro-Israel move

By Laurie Kellman, AP— President Donald Trump is closing the Palestine Liberation Organization’s mission in Washington, the latest U.S. blow against the Palestinians and an international court during the stalled Mideast peace process. Some things to know: THE GIST The administration’s move to close the PLO office in Washington is not directly connected to the…

Trump’s ‘Peace Process’ Starts by Ending the Fake One

By Caroline Glick, Jpost— President Donald Trump’s decision last week to defund the UN Refugee Works Agency for Palestine (UNRWA) may not seems as significant as recognizing that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital and transferring the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. But it is. Both actions involve rejecting myths embedded in the failed peace…