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Ten Reasons for Recognizing Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel – Alan Baker (JCPA Via Daily Alert)

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  History, International, Israel, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Dec. 5, 2017 Ten Reasons for Recognizing Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel – Alan Baker (Institute for Contemporary Affairs-Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs) Jerusalem has been the official capital of the State of Israel and center of its government since 1950, the seat of Israel’s President, Knesset, and Supreme Court. In 1967, Jordan rejected warnings […]

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151 UN STATES VOTE TO DISAVOW ISRAELI TIES TO JERUSALEM by Tovah Lazaroff (J. Post via EoZ)

By   /  December 3, 2017  /  dhimmitude, friends/enemies, Israel, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Dec. 1, 2017 This comes as the Trump administration considers moving its embassy to Jerusalem. “The UN General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to disavow Israeli ties to Jerusalem as part of six anti-Israel resolutions it approved on Thursday in New York. The vote was 151 in favor and six against, with nine abstentions….” ….”only six countries […]

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151 UN States Vote to Disavow Israeli Ties to Jerusalem – Tovah Lazaroff (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  December 1, 2017  /  friends/enemies, International, Israel, media bias, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Dec. 1, 2017 151 UN States Vote to Disavow Israeli Ties to Jerusalem – Tovah Lazaroff The UN General Assembly voted 151-6 to disavow Israeli ties to Jerusalem as part of six anti-Israel resolutions it approved on Thursday. The 6 were Israel, the U.S., Canada, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, and Nauru. Nine countries abstained: Australia, Cameroon, Central African […]

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‘NO LONGER WILL WE VIE FOR THE GOODWILL OF OTHERS’: REMEMBERING THE UN VOTE THAT PAVED THE WAY TO THE BIRTH OF ISRAEL, by Ezriel Carlebach (Tablet)

By   /  November 30, 2017  /  History, International, Israel, Judaism, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Nov. 29, 2017 Seventy years ago today, the historic event led to spontaneous outbursts of joy, as one eyewitness recalls Click here for article

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The United Nations and the Palestinian Refugees: A Case Study in International Legal Fraud by James Cooper (TOI)

By   /  November 29, 2017  /  History, Human Rights, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Nov. 29, 2017 In recent years, the Palestinian President has presented the international community with a truly puzzling legal conundrum to work through. If, on the one hand, you intend to argue that – thanks to the Oslo Accords – you now preside over a quasi-sovereign political entity that is internationally recognized as the “State […]

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I watched anti-Semitism wither. Now I’m seeing it come back to life, by Robert Fulford (National Post)

By   /  November 19, 2017  /  anti-Semitism, apartheid, BDS, books, International, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Nov. 17, 2017 A few decades ago, anti-Semitism usually emerged from those on the right. But now, anti-Semitic opinions are often spread by leftish forces …”He points out that since 1948 Israel has withstood three invasions on multiple fronts, and hundreds of terrorist attacks, yet has emerged intact. So, he says, its enemies have opened […]

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Iranian front-runner loses race for influential UNESCO post, by Raphael Ahren (TOI)

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Nov. 16, 2017 Israeli envoy says behind-the-scenes effort scuttled Ahmad Jalali’s election, which would have ‘radicalized’ the cultural agency A South Korean diplomat was elected on Thursday as the new chairperson of UNESCO’s Executive Board, surprisingly beating his Iranian colleague, who had long been favored to get the job. Click here for full article

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Rebuffing Palestinians, FIFA Says It’s “Not a Playground” for Politics (TOI via Daily Alert)

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  International, Mid. East news, Pop Culture, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

  Nov. 16, 2017 Rebuffing Palestinians, FIFA Says It’s “Not a Playground” for Politics (Times of Israel) Unrelenting Palestinian efforts to have Israel sanctioned by FIFA over Israeli soccer clubs in the West Bank have deeply angered the world soccer organization, according to a Tuesday report from Israel’sHadashot news. FIFA President Gianni Infantino sent a letter to UN Secretary-General […]

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Alan Dershowitz explains the legal standing of the state of Israel and it’s rebirth in 1948. (Prager University via J-TV via Facebook)

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  anti-Semitism, History, Israel, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Nov. 13, 2017 Click here for 5 min. video  

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Call to Action: Oppose Iran’s Bid to Chair  Executive Board of UNESCO

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  Call to action, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

PRESS RELEASE   FSWC Calls on Canada to Oppose Iran’s Bid to Chair Executive Board of UNESCO   TORONTO (November 15, 2017) – In light of the upcoming election for chair of the Executive Board of UNESCO,  Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies (FSWC) is launching a community-wide petition to call upon Canada and […]

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