Tag archive for ‘United Nations’
Maurice Ostroff On Sunday, June 28th, 2015

The UN report part 1: Who is more credible in evaluating a military operation?

    A judge and a politician in their armchairs in Geneva and Amman who obtain much of their information by telephone and Skype interviews as unambiguously admitted in the latest UNHRC report on the More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, June 26th, 2015

Uri Avnery: War Crimes? Us???

“WAR IS HELL!” Wlliam Tecumdeh Sherman,  who marched through Georgia in the Civil War, famously exclaimed. War is the business of killing the “enemy”, in order to impose your will More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

UN Report: Foreign Investment in Israel Cut by 50% in 2014

– – According to the UN World Investment Report, foreign investment in Israel was cut in half in 2014. The fighting in Gaza was cited as the major cause of the drop. According to the report,  More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Israel Supporters expected to rally in Geneva This Monday

Supporters of Israel and human rights are expected to rally in Geneva next Monday in an event involving 50 NGOs, including the World Jewish Congress (WJC). The rally will coincide with the debate in the UN More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Backtracks On Nuclear Talks

– – The supreme leader of Iran, the Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has taken a new harder line in his nation’s nuclear negotiations with the West. He made comments last night on Iranian state More...

Statista On Monday, June 22nd, 2015

One in every 122 individuals across the globe is displaced by war, violence and persecution, says UN

The number of people displaced by war and persecution around the world has reached a record high, according to a new UN report. One in every 122 humans globally is either a refugee, internally displaced More...

Ilan Shavit On Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Both Israelis and Palestinians may have committed war crimes; Israel says “UNHRC has obsession with us”

Israeli officials rejected the claims raised in independent United Nations report that found evidence of what it called war crimes during the 2014 Gaza conflict. They said it was stained with “blood on More...

Reggie Reiner On Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Michael Douglas In Israel to Receive $1 Million Genesis Prize

– – Michael Douglas is in Israel to receive the $1 million Genesis Prize for Jewish heritage. The Oscar winning actor visited The Peres Center for Peace and spoke out against the BDS movement against More...

Nobel Laureate in Economics, Joseph Stiglitz: A Rule of Law for Sovereign Debt

 Governments sometimes need to restructure their debts. Otherwise, a country’s economic and political stability may be threatened. But, in the absence of an international rule of law for resolving sovereign More...

Michael Laitman On Sunday, June 14th, 2015

Michael Laitman: The BDS Has Reached the 100th Monkey

There is a theory called “The 100th monkey effect.” This theory posits that a new behavior or idea leaps from anonymity to popularity once a critical number of people have adopted it. The theory is based More...

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