Category Archives: The UN

The way to “improve our image” is to exercise our power

The UNESCO resolution which referred to Jewish holy sites in Jerusalem by their Muslim names alone that passed this week made me think that we – the State of Israel – are taking the wrong path, at least if the … Continue reading

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UNESCOs moral infirmity

If Algeria introduced a resolution declaring that the earth was flat and that Israel had flattened it, it would pass by a vote of 164 to 13 with 26 abstentions. – Abba Eban What’s next? A UNESCO decision denying the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the new year

This week I would like to wish all of my readers the very best possible year, in the personal, spiritual and economic realms. I would like to thank the Elder of Ziyon for the opportunity to appear on his pages, … Continue reading

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A Jewish state in a hostile world

The relationship of Israel to the UN has always been difficult. Over the years, the organization has both reflected worldwide anti-Jewish prejudice and provided a focus for intervention against Israel’s interests. UN General Assembly resolution 3379 which in 1975 declared … Continue reading

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Why Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria are legal

Europeans like to say that “Israeli settlements outside of the Green Line are illegal under international law.” The US State Department prefers “illegitimate.” But they are wrong. Usually the explanation has something to do with Article 49 of the Fourth … Continue reading

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