Tag archive for ‘UN’
Itamar Eichner On Monday, April 3rd, 2017

New UN Report Attempts to Equate Israel to Slavery in the U.S

  The UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is expected to publish a report equating “the Israeli Occupation” to slavery in the U.S and put the financial damages suffered by More...

Itamar Eichner On Sunday, February 12th, 2017

UN Chief Mulling Appointing Tzipi Livni to Senior Role for Fayyad Appointment

Appointing Tzipi Livni UN Secretary-General António Guterres is considering appointing Tzipi Livni, Israel’s former foreign minister (Zionist Union) to a senior position in the United Nations at the rank More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

UN Passes Israeli Resolution for Promoting Global Entrepreneurship

  The UN Second Committee (Economic and Financial) passed on Friday an Israeli-sponsored resolution that promoted entrepreneurship as a means to boost national development. The resolution passed by a More...

Orly Azoulay On Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Obama Mulling Support of UN Resolution Against Israeli Settlements

Two months before leaving office, US President Barack Obama is considering a last minute move vis-à-vis the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a White House official told American Jewish reporters in a briefing More...

Feintooner On Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

UN Appoints Wonder Woman as Honorary Ambassador Amid Outcry

The comic book superhero, currently played by Israeli actress Gal Gadot, has been named a UN ambassador, in the hopes of inspiring girls and women the world over to ‘think of all the wonder we can do’; More...

Elior Levy On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

UNHCR Gaza Employees Hide Map Showing Palestine in Place of Israel

  A UN run school in Gaza tried to hide a giant wall map during UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s visit in the town of Tel al-Hawa in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday. The UN school hid the map because it More...

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Itamar Eichner On Sunday, April 3rd, 2016

UN Censors Israeli Exhibit About Zionism

  The United Nations has decided to censor displays on the topics of Zionism, Jerusalem and Israeli Arabs included in a new exhibit about Israel, deeming them “inappropriate.” Israel’s More...

JNS On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

UN Gaza Probe Chief Schabas Steps Down, Took PLO Money

William Schabas, the Canadian academic heading a United Nations Human Rights Council investigation of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge in Gaza last summer, said Monday that he would step down following More...

JNS On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

At UN, Israeli President Calls for Action Against Antisemitism

The blizzard in the northeastern U.S. did not pass over Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, whose scheduled speech for International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the United Nations on Tuesday was postponed by one More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Israel President Rivlin’s UN Holocaust Address Delayed by Blizzard

The big New York City/Northeastern US snow storm of 2015 has forced the UN to delay its ceremonies to commemorate International Holocaust Day. Due to the bad weather on the US East Coast, Israel’s President More...

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