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By 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...

By 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...

By 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...

By 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  The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is set to vote on Tuesday, Israel’s Independence More...

By Shai Genish On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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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...

By 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...

By Feintooner On Sunday, October 16th, 2016

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

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By 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...

By Nir Eyal On Thursday, October 13th, 2016

UNESCO Rewrites Jerusalem’s History, Erasing Jewish Ties to Temple Mount

  The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Thursday has passed a resolution denying any Judaism’s historic connection to the Temple Mount and Western Wall More...

By Itamar Eichner On Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Jerusalem asks Holy See for help with UNESCO vote on Jerusalem

  In an unusual move, Israel has sought the Holy See’s help in forestalling UNESCO’s adopting a Palestinian recommendation to deny any Jewish affiliation with Jerusalem and the Temple Mount Thursday More...

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