Tidal wave of UN resolutions against Israel

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— The United Nations will vote next week to allocate funds, implementing a resolution for a “blacklist” of companies operating directly or indirectly in Judea, Samaria, the Golan, and East Jerusalem. This motion, passed in March with no opposing votes, only targets businesses owned by Jewish Israelis. Israel’s UN Ambassador,…

UN General Assembly supports resolution ignoring Jewish ties to Temple Mount

By Danielle Ziri and Tovah Lazaraoff, JPost— The UN General Assembly overwhelmingly voted to support a resolution that used solely Muslim language to describe the Temple Mount. Out of the United Nation’s 193 member states, 147 voted in favor, seven voted against and eight abstained. The Jerusalem resolution was one of six resolutions condemning Israel…

Papyrus With Oldest-Known Hebrew Reference to Jerusalem Proves City Jewish 1,300 Years Before Birth of Islam

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— A 2,700-year-old papyrus that is the oldest known non-Biblical Hebrew reference to Jerusalem has been found, announced the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) on Wednesday. The papyrus, originally stolen by antiquities thieves, was put on display in Jerusalem on Wednesday, coinciding with the second UNESCO resolution attempting to deny…

Is Obama preparing a parting shot at Israel?

By Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post— Last week, the U.N.’s premier cultural agency, UNESCO, approved a resolution viciously condemning Israel (referred to as “the Occupying Power”) for various alleged trespasses and violations of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Except that the resolution never uses that term for Judaism’s holiest shrine. It refers to and treats it…

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…