United Nations

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

Slamming The Door To Peace

In a pair of dueling speeches at the United Nations, Mahmoud Abbas and Benjamin Netanyahu slammed the door shut on future peace talks between two leaders who neither trust nor like each other. 

Netanyahu To Ban: U.N. Conduct Toward Israel Is ‘Disproportionate’

09/30/2014 - 20:00

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon that the international community applies a double standard to Israel.

Republican Senators Question Kerry On Iran Concessions

09/23/2014 - 20:00

Republican senators queried Secretary of State John Kerry on what concessions the Obama administration was willing to make with Iran at nuclear talks in New York.

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