News Briefs

  10/11/2011, Tishrei 13, 5772

Report: Concern 'over Palestinian Heritage Sites'

Israel is concerned that the United Nations will declare the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem as a Palestinian national heritage site, according to Yisrael Hayom.

The newspaper reported, Tuesdsay, that the Palestinian Authority asked to join the UN Educational, Scientific and Culture Organization (UNESCO) and determine "facts on the ground" from there.