Tag archive for ‘UNESCO’
Ilan Shavit On Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Jewish-French Candidate Audrey Azoulay Wins Vote to Be Next UNESCO Chief

  One day after U.S. said it was leaving the United Nations’ cultural agency (UNESCO) due to its anti-Israel bias. While Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immediately following a similar announcement More...

Gali Raz On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

US to Withdraw From UNESCO in December, Cites ‘Anti-Israel Bias’

  The US State Department announced Thursday that the United States would withdraw from UNESCO following disagreements over its policies and its attitude toward Israel. US seeks to establish a permanent observer More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, July 14th, 2017

Uri Avnery: Abe, Izzy & Bibi

THE WHOLE thing could have been a huge practical joke if it had not been real. All of Israel was taken in. Left, right, and center. All the newspapers and TV networks, without exception. There it was: UNESCO has More...

Itamar Eichner On Friday, July 7th, 2017

UNESCO Declares Cave of the Patriarchs as Palestinian World Heritage Site

  The Heritage Committee of the UN’s Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) adopted on Friday a Palestinian request to declare Hebron’s Old City—and with it the Cave of the More...

Itamar Eichner On Thursday, April 27th, 2017

UNESCO Set to Vote on Resolution Rejecting Israeli Sovereignty Over Jerusalem

Jews praying at the Western Wall – Israel- Jerusalem (Photo BonfilsSWNS.com)  The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is set to vote on Tuesday, Israel’s Independence More...

Shay Niv On Sunday, November 6th, 2016

Israel Says Palestinians Plan to Claim Dead Sea Scrolls

The Palestinian Authority is working on new claim to UNESCO to have the Dead Sea Scrolls returned to their hands from Israel, Israel Radio reported on Saturday night. The Dead Sea Scrolls are a collection of More...

Shai Genish On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

UNESCO Second Resolution in Two Weeks Ignoring Jewish Ties to Jerusalem Holy Sites

    The UNESCO resolution on Wednesday morning ignores again the 3, 000-year-old Jewish link to Jerusalem’s Temple Mount and the Western Wall, the Judaism’s holiest sites,  with 10 votes YEA, More...

Moran Azulay On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

UNESCO Officially Adopts Controversial Jerusalem Resolution

UNESCO‘s executive board formally adopted a controversial resolution Tuesday morning which Israel has said denies the deep historic Jewish connection to holy sites in Jerusalem—and that has angered Israel’s More...

Feintooner On Sunday, October 16th, 2016

UNESCO’s Arch of Titus: Artifact and Anti-Fact

Cartoon by Feintooner  More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, October 14th, 2016

Israel Suspends Cooperation With UNESCO Over Jerusalem Draft

Israel suspended cooperation with UNESCO on Friday, a day after the UN cultural agency adopted a draft resolution that Israel says denies the deep, historic Jewish connection to holy sites in Jerusalem. UNESCO’s More...

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