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Israel Slashes UN Funding by $1 Million Over UNESCO Vote Critical of Israeli Policy - Haaretz

Israel will cut another $1 million dollars in funding to the UN, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced at a cabinet meeting Wednesday morning following the passage of a UNESCO resolution critical of Israeli policy a day earlier. "UNESCO's ...and more »

Italy first EU country to publicly reject UNESCO's anti-Israel resolution - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Late this afternoon, while Israelis celebrate Independence Day, UNESCO's 58-member Executive Board is set to approve the text. 2 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. UNESCO. Israel's envoy to UNESCO Carmel Shama-Hacohen puts the resolution ...and more »

UNESCO Passes Resolution Critical of Israeli Conduct in Jerusalem and Gaza - Haaretz

UNESCO's executive committee passed on Tuesday a resolution critical of Israeli conduct in Jerusalem and Gaza. The motion was approved by a smaller majority than in the past, after many countries voted against it due to Israeli and American diplomatic ...and more »

Pence: Israel embassy move under 'serious consideration' - Ynetnews

President Donald Trump is seriously considering moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, according to Vice President Mike Pence; the announcement comes ahead of the scheduled meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas ...and more »

UNESCO disavows Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem in 22-10 vote - Jerusalem Post Israel News

A view of al-Aksa mosque on the Temple Mount from the Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan.. (photo credit: REUTERS). A UNESCO vote disavowing Israel's sovereignty in Jerusalem that passed with only 38% of the voting countries actually supporting the ...and more »

Tensions Between Israel and Germany Intensify Over Critical UNESCO Resolution - Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel address a news conference at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, February 16, 2016. FABRIZIO BENSCH/REUTERS. Netanyahu: German FM's meeting with leftist NGOs was 'insensitive ...and more »

Ideological face off at joint Israeli-Palestinian memorial day ceremony - Jerusalem Post Israel News

An unruly scene unfolded at a Remembrance Day Ceremony featuring bereaved families of Israelis and Palestinians, when far-Right activists disrupted the event, shouting curses and threats at attendees. Some 4,000 people participated in the Israeli ...and more »

Israeli and Jewish officials slam UNESCO for passing 'antisemitic' resolution - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Israeli politicians as well as key Jewish organizations blasted the UN agency on Tuesday for choosing to pass a resolution they deemed anti-Israeli in nature. 4 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Six Day War. Smoke rises in east ...and more »

Israel blames Germany for EU support of UNESCO anti-Israel resolution - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Israel is angry at Germany for the anticipated European support for the resolution attacking Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem, which UNESCO's Executive Board in Paris is scheduled to approve this Tuesday, diplomatic sources told The Jerusalem Post. The ...and more »

Jerusalem mayor: UNESCO denial of Israeli sovereignty 'absurd and political' - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat with UNESCO ambassadors in City of David. (photo credit: COURTESY OF ARNON BUSANI/FRAYDA LEIBTAG). Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat on Wednesday – supported by a cross-section of residents and visitors – uniformly condemned UNESCO ...and more »