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Guatemala follows US, moves embassy to Jerusalem

By | 2018-11-09T16:11:37+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Guatemala made history when it followed the US in moving its embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. By: World Israel News Staff Guatemala made history on Wednesday when it moved its embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, two days after the US made the same move. Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli President Reuven [...]

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Four Ways The New York Times Botches Coverage of Jerusalem

By | 2018-01-10T16:17:19+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

The run-up to President Trump’s speech about Jerusalem provided the New York Times with an opportunity to put some of its worst journalism on display. Here are some of the problems: Confusion about annexation: A Times news article about the history of Jerusalem reported that “Israel stopped short of annexing East Jerusalem, a move that would most likely have drawn international [...]

By | 2018-01-10T16:17:24+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

The head of a Palestinian village in Jerusalem says almost all of the city’s Arabs would prefer to live peacefully under Israeli administration. Palestinian leaders often claim that they would like to take a less confrontational stance against Israel but are afraid of “losing” the “Palestinian street.” A new interview with a local Palestinian politician [...]

50-YEAR SPECIAL: RELIVE THE SIX DAY WAR

By | 2017-05-10T19:08:03+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Originally posted on jpost.com on May 8, 2017 June 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War (June 5-10, 1967) between Israel and the surrounding Arab countries. The war was a pivotal event in the history of the Middle East and of the Jewish people. Israel’s seemingly miraculous victory in defense of its homeland was a [...]

On Independence Day, UNESCO okays resolution denying Israeli claims to Jerusalem

By | 2018-01-10T16:17:33+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Originally posted on the Times of Israel BY RAPHAEL AHREN AND ALEXANDER FULBRIGHT  on May 2, 2017 The United Nation’s cultural body on Tuesday passed the latest in a series of resolutions that denies Israeli claims to Jerusalem, in a move both forcefully condemned by Israel and touted as a diplomatic feat due to the growing number of [...]

Upcoming UNESCO resolution to reject Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem

By | 2018-01-10T16:17:34+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Originally published on April 27, 2017 on World Israel Newsat by Jonathan Benedek The text of an upcoming resolution would reportedly mark the first time UNESCO will officially reject Israeli sovereignty over any part of Jerusalem.  The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is set to vote on a resolution that rejects Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem on Israel’s [...]

Israel 9th Healthiest Country in the World

By | 2017-03-27T17:34:32+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Originally posted March 23, 2017 on United with Israel Israel is not only the happiest country in the region, it is also the healthiest country in the Middle East. After being ranked earlier this week as the 11th happiest country in the world, Israel was ranked as the 9th healthiest country worldwide. The two factors are probably interlinked. [...]

SWC Condemns Deadly Jerusalem Truck Attack

By | 2017-02-21T20:44:08+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Originally posted on January 8, 2017, on wiesenthal.com Real Obstacle To Two-State Solution Is Palestinian Terrorism Which Should Be Target Of Upcoming Paris 'Peace' Conference The Simon Wiesenthal Center condemned today’s murderous truck attack that killed and maimed Israelis in Jerusalem. Photo: Distributing sweets in Gaza after the Jerusalem truck attack. The streets of Hamas filled up [...]