Tag archive for ‘United Nations’
Jewish Business News On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

UN: Almost 220, 000 migrants, a record, reached Europe by sea in October

  218, 394 migrants and refugees arrived in Europe by sea in October, up from 172, 843 in September, Adrian Edwards, a spokesman for United Nations refugee agency UNHCR, said on Monday. “That More...

Niva Goldberg On Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

UNESCO Will Vote on Plan To Declare Western Wall a Muslim Site

  A Palestinian proposal to have a United Nations agency declare Judaism’s holiest site,  the Western Wall, a Muslim holy site is “an attempt to distort history, ” Israel said. The proposal will More...

BLOG On Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Alan Elsner: Failures of leadership

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have both spoken many times before at the annual gathering of the United Nations General Assembly – but the gulf between them More...

Guest Post On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

‘Putin Has Just Demonstrated the Principle of the Flank’

Inside, outside, and at great distance from the United Nations on Manhattan’s East Side today, it was obvious that Russian President Vladimir Putin is changing the strategic shape of world events, More...

Statista On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

How Do Americans & Europeans View Immigrants?

A Pew Research survey has revealed that a majority of people in Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States think immigrants make a country stronger. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for Spain, More...

News On Monday, September 14th, 2015

International peace mediation – Sweden’s experiences and future role

Folke Bernadotte became the UN’s first official mediator when he accepted the mission to take on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in 1948. He is considered one of the first initiative takers to international More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, August 7th, 2015

Uri Avnery: Divide et Impera

BINYAMIN NETANYAHU is not known as a classical scholar, but even so he has adopted the Roman maxim Divide et Impera, divide and rule. The main (and perhaps only) goal of his policy is to extend the rule of More...

Alan Elsner On Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Alan Elsner: we launched a fight

BLOG Last month, when Secretary of State Kerry announced an historic agreement to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon, we launched a fight that we’ve been preparing for since J Street was founded More...

Michael Laitman On Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Michael Laitman: The Unity Paradox

Lately, it seems as though the more we talk about Jewish unity, the more we feel the lack of it. Unity has been a hallmark of our nation since Moses united us at the foot of Mt. Sinai and we pledged to be More...

Uri Avnery On Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Uri Avnery: The Second Battle of Trafalgar

A MIGHTY naval battle took place this week on the waves of the Mediterranean. It will go down in history as the equal of Salamis or Trafalgar. In a daring move, the navy of the State of Israel intercepted the More...

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