United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization

Lieberman Thanks Clinton on UNESCO

04/27/2010 - 20:00

WASHINGTON (JTA) -- Israel’s foreign minister thanked Hillary Rodham Clinton for removing items critical of Israel from UNESCO’s agenda.

The United States’ “strong and consistent position,” Avigdor Lieberman wrote in an April 25 letter to the U.S. secretary of state, “prevented the introduction of five anti-Israel resolutions initiated by the Arab group.”

Bauhaus Is Our House

05/21/2009 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Cream-colored stone apartment buildings line nearly every street in central Tel Aviv, each varying slightly in shape and size but adhering to a loosely defined style of openness and movement that is particular to Israel’s “White City.” (In 2003, the area was designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.)

A tour of the distinctive architectural style that helps define the Tel Aviv look.

UNESCO Honors Israeli Sites

07/15/2008 - 20:00
Staff Writer
Most tourists know Israel as the home of the world’s major monotheistic faiths: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Israel hopes that visitors will now pay more attention to another religion based in the Holy Land: Baha’i.
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