Danny Danon

Israel’s Envoy To UN Elected Chairman Of Standing Committee In Historic Vote

06/16/2016 - 11:15

Jerusalem — Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations was elected chairman of the U.N. Legal Committee — the first time an Israeli has been chosen to head a permanent committee of the world body.

Danny Danon, Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, speaking to the media before the Security Council’s quarterly debate.JTA

Israel’s UN Ambassador: A Contradiction In Terms

Danny Danon would seem to be the unlikeliest of choices to be Israel’s ambassador to the UN.

02/10/2016 - 09:31
Editor and Publisher

Danny Danon would seem to be the unlikeliest of choices to be Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, especially at such a sensitive time for Jerusalem in terms of its image in the international community.

Gary Rosenblatt

U.N. Adds Yom Kippur To Official Holiday List

12/18/2015 (All day)
Staff Writer

For the first time, the United Nations will recognize a Jewish holiday – Yom Kippur – as an official U.N. holiday.

The U.N. building. Via wikimedia.org

Bibi Exiles Rival To UN

Picking Danny Danon to be Israel's new ambassador to the United Nations, Prime Minister Netanyahu sent a bitter political rival into exile though in the process he may have both chosen a future successor and added yet another layer to Israel's international isolation.

Tim Boxer At Beit El Dinner

12/19/2013 - 19:00
Jewish Week Online Columnist

Will terror against Israel never end?

Eugen Gluck, a major supporter of the town of Bet El located in Shomron, a stone’s throw from Ramallah, appealed to Israel “not to make any concessions to divide Jerusalem which could cause it to deteriorate into the terrorist base that Gaza has become.”

Eugen Gluck and Ralph Peters at the Beit El dinner. Tim Boxer

Jews And Evangelicals Protest Durban III Conference

09/20/2011 - 20:00
Staff Writer

It wasn’t your usual pro-Israel rally Wednesday outside the United Nations.

That became apparent when Roz Rothstein, founder of the Israel advocacy group Stand With Us, shouted into the microphone, “Today we are all Israelis,” and a voice in the crowd yelled back, “Halleluiah.”

Pro-Israel rally near U.N. (Photo by Juda Engelmayer)

Palin Set to Meet Netanyahu

03/20/2011 - 20:00

JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Potential 2012 presidential contender Sarah Palin is scheduled to have dinner with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on her second and last day in Israel.

Palin will dine with Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, on Monday before returning to the United States.

"As the world confronts sweeping changes and new realities, I look forward to meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu to discuss the key issues facing his country, our ally Israel," Palin said in a statement on her official SarahPAC website.

Knesset Hearings on J Street Up Ante in Debate About ‘Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace’ Lobby

03/14/2011 - 20:00

WASHINGTON (JTA) -- Is turnabout fair play when Israel examines the critics who would examine its actions?

Groups on the Jewish left expressed outrage last week after the Knesset subcommittee on public diplomacy voted to convene hearings on J Street, the Washington-based lobby that calls itself “pro-Israel, pro-peace.”

The hearing is set to take place next week, and J Street director Jeremy Ben-Ami and Davidi Gilo, an American Israeli who is a major funder of the group, have agreed to testify.

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