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Israel, WJC To Hold Massive Event At UN Fighting BDS

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York — March 21, 2017 … The World Jewish Congress and Israel’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations will co-host a special conference on the delegitimization of Israel, at the UN headquarters in New York City on March 29. The Annual Ambassadors Against BDS Summit will bring together… Read More »

UN Rejects Richard Falk’s ‘Apartheid’ Israel Report, Head of Arab U.N. Agency Resigns

Nikki Haley: “When someone issues a false and defamatory report in the name of the U.N., it is appropriate that the person resign.” By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Geneva — March 17, 2017 … UN Watch, a non-governmental, civil rights organization, welcomed today’s resignation by Rima Khalaf from her post as head of a… Read More »

Israel: Obama, Kerry Should Not Lecture About Peace While Ignoring Islamic Terrorism

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — December 28, 2016 … The following was communicated by the Israel Prime Minister’s office to the Israel News Agency. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, this evening, issued the following statement in response to US Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech: “Before I explain why this speech was so… Read More »

Obama Allows UN To Declare Israel’s Western Wall “Occupied Territory”

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — December 25, 2016 … Following an UN Security Council resolution that condemns Israeli settlements, a resolution that Barack Obama allowed to pass with 14 votes,  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, US President Elect Donald Trump and  Jewish leaders responded with pure revulsion. After an intense period of diplomacy… Read More »

As Palestinians Make Death Threats, UNESCO Votes Again On Erasing Jewish, Christian History From Jerusalem

Petition with 100,000 names presented to UNESCO Director Irina Bokova. By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — October 26, 2016 … On Tuesday October 26, 2016,  the International Legal Forum (ILF) and Israel’s delegation to the United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will officially submit a protest petition to UNESCO’s Director General, Irina Bokova.… Read More »

UNESCO: King David, Jesus Never Existed

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — October 14, 2016 … In a move which represents one of the largest acts of anti-semitism in modern history, UNESCO – the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization – voted on a draft text to remove all Jewish and Christian ties to Jerusalem. The draft text was passed… Read More »

Netanyahu Tells UN General Assembly: No Nuclear Weapons For Iran

Edited by Joel Leyden See Video of Netanyahu UN General Assembly Speech: www.IsraelUN.com United Nations, New York — September 22, 2016 … Following is a transcript of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s remarks today at the United Nations General Assembly in New York: “Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen, What I’m about to say is going to shock… Read More »

ADL, Israel: Social Media Companies Must Eliminate Growing Online Hate, Terrorism

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York — September 7, 2016 … Christopher Wolf, Chair of the Anti-Defamation League’s Task Force on Cyberhate, addressed the U.N. Forum on Global Anti-Semitism. Wolf joined Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon and several other human rights leaders at the UN demanding that the UN and social media companies take immediate… Read More »

AIPAC: Obama Allowed Iran To Evade Nuclear Restrictions

By Israel News Agency Staff New York — September 1, 2016 … The following is a statement from AIPAC on concessions to Iran on JCPOA implementation: “We are deeply troubled by today’s report that Iran was secretly allowed to evade certain restrictions in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) so that it could begin receiving… Read More »

Israel To UN: Don’t Rewrite History Of Jerusalem

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — July 11, 2016 … Is Jerusalem Jewish? That is the question the UN will be addressing tomorrow. This morning the Israeli Foreign Ministry sent an open letter to members of the UN’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) ahead of tomorrow’s vote on a draft resolution… Read More »