United Nations

U.N. Can’t Even Say ‘Temple Mount’

09/22/2015 - 20:00
Staff Writer

There’s a kind of parlor game in pro-Israel circles, one usually accompanied by a player’s roll of the eyes or knowing sigh: How unfair to Israel can the United Nations be?

What’s in a holy name? U.N. references Haram al-Sharif, but not Temple Mount, in Security Council resolution. Getty Images

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.

Israel Complains It Hasn’t Gotten Promised Iran Deal Info

07/29/2015 - 20:00

Washington — Israel’s national security adviser said Israel had yet to receive all the annexes to the Iran nuclear agreement, but the Obama administration insists the whole deal is a matter of public record.

UN Human Rights Report On Gaza: A Moral Travesty

07/01/2015 - 20:00

When it comes to the report of the United Nations Human Rights Council on last summer’s war in Gaza, even some Israeli journalists have commented that it is more even-handed than past reports because it looks at Hamas violations of international law as well as Israel’s.

Abraham H. Foxman

Surprise, A Biased U.N. Report

06/23/2015 - 20:00

A year after it was forced to defend itself militarily against hundreds of rockets fired at civilian areas by Hamas and Islamic Jihad terrorists in Gaza, Israel finds itself again on the defensive.

U.N. Report Finds Israel, Palestinians May Have Committed War Crimes

06/22/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — Israel’s military and Palestinian armed groups committed “serious violations” of international human rights law during their conflict last summer that in some cases may amount to war crimes, according to a United Nations report.

Bomb-damaged homes still scar the landscape in Gaza City, June 15, 2015. JTA

U.N. Inquiry Finds Israel Fired On Its Schools, Hamas Hid Weapons In Its Buildings

04/27/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — Israel fired on seven United Nations schools and Hamas hid weapons in at least three empty U.N. buildings during Israel’s operation in Gaza in 2014, according to an inquiry.

Power: U.S. Will ‘Work Closely’ With Israel, Won’t Count Out Resolution

04/15/2015 - 20:00

Washington — The United States would continue to “work closely” with Israel at the United Nations but would not count out advancing resolutions targeting Israel, Samantha Power said.

U.S. Must Continue To Support Israel At UN

04/14/2015 - 20:00

"Peace will come from hard choices and compromises that must be made at the negotiating table."

The Case For The ‘Water-First’ Approach

Forget the settlements and deal with issues of water supply and sewage.

10/07/2014 - 20:00
Contributing Editor

In Israel and the Jewish world, there are two common reactions to the crisis in Israeli-Palestinian relations. Both are waterlogged, so to speak.

Nathan Jeffay
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