United Nations on Israel

New York Times Advocates in Report on UN Jerusalem Vote

The outcome of the General Assembly vote about Jerusalem was predictable, if not surprisingly lacking the number of supporters pro-Palestinian votes tend to attract. But to the New York Times, it was astounding.

The New York Times: Misleading by Omission

A New York Times' article about a July 14th Palestinian terror attack in Jerusalem contains no falsehoods or errors, but nevertheless manages to mislead readers both about Jerusalem and its holy sites, as well as the motives behind the events.

UNESCO and the Jewish Legacy in Hebron

On 7/7/17, UNESCO's World Heritage Committee recognized the Old City of Hebron and the Cave of the Patriarchs, Judaism's second holiest site, as a Palestinian world heritage site endangered by Israel. While the Palestinian leadership and its Muslim allies have often engaged in historical revisionism to negate Judaism's legacy in the Jewish homeland, UN bodies such as UNESCO violate their own mission, as well as fact and history.

Res. 2334: Game Changer or Not?

Thanks to a US abstention the UN Security Council has passed Resolution 2334, asserting that Israeli settlements have "no legal validity" and are a "flagrant violation under international law." Will the resolution be counterproductive, like the settlement freeze President Obama imposed on Israel in 2009? Or will it help advance the cause of peace?

UPDATED: UNESCO and the Denial of Jewish History

For years there has been a concerted effort by Palestinian leaders and Muslim states to rewrite history and eradicate any Jewish connection to Judaism's holiest sites. This includes getting international bodies, like UNESCO, to validate historical revisionism.

UNESCO Chief Weighs In On Temple Mount Resolution But Gets Facts Wrong

In pushing back against the UNESCO resolution casting the Temple Mount as an exclusively Muslim site, UNESCO's secretary general herself downplayed the Jewish connection to the sacred hilltop. CAMERA has repeatedly held journalists accountable for the same mistake.

UNESCO Erases Jewish Connection to Temple Mount, Kotel

On April 15, UNESCO, a United Nations organization charged with protecting cultural, religious and historic sites, adopted a historically absurd resolution ignoring Jewish ties to the holy religious site of the Temple Mount and the Western Wall area in Jerusalem's Old City