Four Outrages In UNESCO’s Anti-Israel Resolution on Jerusalem

By AARON KLEIN, Breitbart-— The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Tuesday passed a highly biased anti-Israel resolution regarding Jerusalem’s Old City and its ancient walls. Below, in no particular order, are four outrages inside the brief text of the Jordanian-sponsored resolution, affirmed by the UN body’s World Heritage Council: 1 –…

ZOA Appalled: Abbas’ PA Calls for UNESCO Resolution Designating Hebron a Palestinian Site

By ZOA— The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) is appalled that Mahmoud Abbas’ Palestinian Authority (PA) is seeking to have the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) register the Old City of Hebron, one of the four Jewish holy cites mentioned in the Bible and site of the Tomb of the Jewish Patriarchs…

Netanyahu: Temple Mount will remain under Israeli sovereignty forever

By World Israel News— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared that Israel will never relinquish control over the Temple Mount and the Old City of Jerusalem. Speaking at the Knesset Wednesday during a special session in honor of Jerusalem Day and the 50th anniversary of the city’s reunification, Netanyahu acknowledged there are those who wish to…

Jerusalem is holy to Jews, not Muslims

By Morton A. Klein, Arutz 7— Last Tuesday, coinciding with Israel’s 69th Independence Day, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) passed a resolution entitled ‘Occupied Palestine.’ The resolution denies Israel any sovereign claim to its own capital city, Jerusalem, and falsely describes Israel as the city’s “occupying power” and speaks of the…

Israeli minister calls to shut UNESCO’s Jerusalem office after contentious vote

BY STUART WINER AND RAPHAEL AHREN, Times of Israel— Israeli Minister of Culture and Sport Miri Regev is expected to demand that the offices of the UN’s cultural body in Jerusalem be shut following a controversial resolution passed on Tuesday denying Israeli claims to Jerusalem. Regev, of the ruling Likud party, will present her demand…

All 100 US senators to UN: End ‘unacceptable’ anti-Israel bias

By Times of Israel— All 100 US senators signed a letter to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres Thursday demanding an end to the “unacceptable” anti-Israel bias in the international body. The strongly worded letter, authored by Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Christopher A. Coons (D-Del.) and released on Friday, was signed by every member of the…

Israel may lose Europe in Jerusalem sovereignty battle at UNESCO

By Tovah Lazaroff, JPost— Israel fears Europe might abstain or support a resolution that would reject Israeli sovereignty over all of Jerusalem, which UNESCO’s executive board in Paris is likely to vote on at its meeting on Tuesday, diplomatic sources told The Jerusalem Post. Representatives from European nations and Arab states held consultations in Paris…