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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 »

Bible contest focuses on centrality of Jerusalem to the Jewish people - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Picking up on the quiz theme of Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took the opportunity to castigate UNESCO for approving a resolution disavowing Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem. By Jeremy Sharon. May 2, 2017 20:30. 2 minute read. > UNESCO ...and more »

UNESCO's Latest Resolution on Jerusalem: Much of the Same - Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

Once, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was considered a credible and reputable professional organization. Today, intent on undermining the universal character of UNESCO, the Palestinian leadership has taken the ...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 »

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. By Danielle Ziri, Joy Bernard. May 2, 2017 20:29. 4 minute read. > Israel to UNESCO: Reject ...and more »

How Israel's violent birth destroyed Palestine - Aljazeera.com

As Israel celebrates the Palestinian Nakba as its triumphant independence on May 1, it is preparing for a massive celebration for the 50th anniversary of its occupation of East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza. Two dates are often used to frame the so ...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. By Tovah Lazaroff. May 2, 2017 13:57. 2 minute read. > Netanyahu to Abbas: How can you speak of peace while financing ...and more »

Israel summons Swedish envoy to protest UNESCO vote on Jerusalem - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Israel called on the ambassador to come to the Foreign Ministry to protest his country's decision to vote in favor of the UNESCO resolution disavowing the country's sovereignty in the capital. By Herb Keinon. May 3, 2017 12:48. 4 minute read. > Italy ...and more »

On Independence Day, feel free to choose your celebration - The Times of Israel

As Israel's Memorial Day comes to a close, the country switches gears in order to celebrate Independence Day, a 24-hour period of fireworks and barbecues, picnics and sing-a-longs, kids armed with cans of “snow” foam and inflatable Israeli-flag hammers ...and more »

Israel Prizes awarded at state ceremony - Jerusalem Post Israel News

The Israel Prize is largely regarded as the state's highest honor. This year marks the 64th year it has been awarded. By Lidar Gravé-Lazi. May 3, 2017 02:42. 3 minute read. > Weizmann professor to receive Israel Prize for groundbreaking cancer research ...and more »