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Brazil 'regrets' UN vote denying Jewish Kotel ties

Brazilian Foreign Minister Jose Serra says his country will change its vote on UNESCO motion, which declared Jewish sites 'Muslim.'JTA, 6/14/2016, 3:40 PM

‘Jews invented the Temple Mount lie’

Organization representing Palestinian religious leaders praises the UNESCO denial of Jewish ties to the Temple Mount.Dalit Halevy, 5/16/2016, 2:50 PM

UNESCO condemns Iran's Holocaust cartoon contest

UN’s cultural body says Holocaust cartoon contest fosters hatred to violence and racism.Ben Ariel, 5/16/2016, 4:42 AM

Revealed: Netanyahu's harsh letter to France

PM Netanyahu sent a strongly worded letter to French President Francois Hollande after France supported UNESCO on the Temple Mount.Hezki Baruch, 5/15/2016, 5:18 AM

French PM condemns 'clumsy' UN Temple Mount vote

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls says UN cultural agency was wrong to describe Temple Mount as a Muslim site.Ari Soffer, 5/11/2016, 4:49 PM

French official pans his country's UNESCO vote

French Interior Minister criticizes his country’s vote on UN resolution ignoring Jewish connection to Temple Mount.JTA, 5/11/2016, 3:56 AM

UN official spurns Netanyahu history lesson offer

UN Mideast coordinator bristles at Israeli PM's suggestion UN staff uneducated, after UNESCO branded Temple Mount 'Muslim.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2016, 9:01 PM

Netanyahu to host history lecture for UN officials

Netanyahu to hold Jewish history seminar in the wake of UNESCO decision denying Jewish connection to Temple Mount.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/6/2016, 8:41 PM

'UNESCO Temple Mount worse than Holocaust denial'

Pro-Israel Christian groups head to UN to condemn UNESCO's resolution denying Jewish connection to Temple Mount.Ari Yashar, 5/5/2016, 6:32 PM

'Anti-Semitism didn't die in bunker with Hitler'

PM blasts incitement against Jews, Israel on Holocaust Remembrance Day, say internet spreads it 'in ways Hitler couldn't have imagined.'Tova Dvorin, 5/4/2016, 9:18 PM

Israel protests UNESCO's 'Muslim Temple Mount'

Netanyahu orders FM to send sharp letter to all countries that supported UNESCO decision claiming Temple Mount is Muslim.Nitsan Keidar, 4/20/2016, 7:58 PM

Online petition blasts UNESCO Temple Mount outrage

Activists launch petition against 'insulting' UN decision to deny all Jewish connection to Temple Mount, Western Wall.Ari Soffer, 4/20/2016, 11:24 AM

UNESCO refuses to backtrack on Temple Mount

UNESCO head calls for 'respect and dialogue' following outrage over its decision, but does not take back saying Temple Mount is Muslim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2016, 10:23 PM

Temple Institute: UNESCO 'revisionist', 'obscene'

Vote divorcing Temple Mount and Judaism even violates Islamic tenets of faith, Rabbi Chaim Richman notes.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/18/2016, 2:47 PM

Likud Minister slams UNESCO's 'boorishness'

Akunis writes head of UN body that declared Temple Mount to be Muslim only, decries their 'resounding lack of historical knowledge.'Ari Yashar, 4/17/2016, 7:49 PM

Netanyahu: UN has reached new lows

PM blasts UNESCO for erasing Jewish connection to Temple Mount, Western Wall, says UN 'rewriting basic human history.'Tova Dvorin, 4/16/2016, 11:03 PM

'UNESCO Temple Mount decision will see bloodshed'

UNESCO deletes connection between Western Wall, Temple Mount and Jews; Yair Lapid: decision extends terror wave.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/16/2016, 9:22 PM

UNESCO welcomes operation to recapture Palmyra

UNESCO chief Irina Bokova welcomes Syria's push to recapture heritage city from ISIS jihadists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2016, 4:14 AM

UNESCO to condemn Iran Holocaust denial contest?

Haaretz report that UNESCO chief will raise the issue of Iran's anti-Holocaust cartoon contest in meeting with Rouhani.Ben Ariel, 1/26/2016, 6:46 AM

Obama seeks to restore aid to UNESCO

Obama/Kerry seek to renew funding to organization that accepts state" not recognized by U.S. – despite law forbidding this.Hillel Fendel, 12/17/2015, 12:13 AM

EU Rabbis slam UNESCO over Rachel's Tomb, Machpela

The Conference of European Rabbis says UNESCO's moral legitimacy is in doubt after it listed the sites as Muslim.Yoni Kempinski, Athens, 11/12/2015, 6:49 PM

'Islamic site'? Thousands pray at Rachel's Tomb

Thousands at site of Jewish matriarch's tomb ahead of day of her passing; UNESCO just recognized site as 'Muslim.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2015, 10:39 AM

Congress Members slam UNESCO vote blaming Israel

Jewish-American legislators issue bipartisan condemnation of vote blaming Israel for violence, listing Jewish holy sites as 'Muslim.'Ari Soffer, 10/22/2015, 12:42 PM

'UNESCO Cannot Alter Our Connection to Holy Sites'

Israeli Foreign Ministry blasts UNESCO's decision to have Rachel's Tomb, Cave of the Patriarchs listed as Muslim sites.Cynthia Blank, 10/21/2015, 8:17 PM

UNESCO Passes PA Resolution Claiming Jewish Sites

Rachel's Tomb, Cave of the Patriarchs now listed as Muslim sites, Israel condemned over Temple Mount 'aggression.'Ari Soffer, 10/21/2015, 2:25 PM

PA Drops UNESCO Kotel Bid - Partially

PA backs down on claiming Kotel as a Muslim site, but is still trying to claim Cave of Machpelah and Rachel's Tomb.Ari Yashar, 10/21/2015, 9:48 AM

Lapid: UNESCO Bid Part of PA's Incitement

Yesh Atid chairman asks Britain’s Foreign Secretary to thwart PA initiative to pass resolution on Kotel at UNESCO.Ben Ariel, 10/21/2015, 5:13 AM

UNESCO Chief Blasts PA Attempt to Claim Kotel

Director-General issues statement 'deploring' proposal, backed by Arab states, to claim Kotel as part of Al-Aqsa Mosque.Ari Soffer, 10/20/2015, 9:10 PM

The Noose Grows Tighter, the Left's Denial Deepens

The fact that UNESCO has even considered the proposal on the Old City brought by the Palestinian Authority, is beyond belief.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 10/20/2015, 8:42 PM

Diaspora Jews Livid at PA Bid to Claim the Kotel

Jewish leaders in the United States, Europe condemn proposal to claim Western Wall as Muslim site as 'an affront to Jews everywhere.'Ari Soffer, 10/20/2015, 5:10 PM

Lawmakers Urge Action over UNESCO Kotel Resolution

Reps Nita Lowey and Ted Deutch ask ambassador to UNESCO to work to block the PA from claiming Kotel as its own.Ben Ariel, 10/20/2015, 5:17 AM

PA Tries to Claim Western Wall at UNESCO

Proposal, likely to pass due to Muslim majority, would have Kotel renamed Buraq Plaza and made part of Al-Aqsa Mosque.Ari Yashar, 10/16/2015, 3:09 PM

Japan Seeks UN Recognition of 'Japanese Schindler'

Japan preps documents to have Chiune Sugihara, who saved 6,000 Jews from Holocaust, added to Memory of the World Register.Ari Yashar, 9/25/2015, 11:13 AM

UNESCO's Use of Moral Relativism to Foster Anti-Israel Bias

UNESCO goes from nonsense to downright lies and double standards - only when dealing with Israel.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld and Jamie Berk, 8/18/2015, 1:07 PM

Beit She'arim Recognized as World Heritage Site

Beit She'arim, home and resting place to Mishna editor Rabbi Yehuda HaNasi, becomes a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Orli Harari, 7/5/2015, 2:55 PM

UNESCO Condemns ISIS Destruction of Antiquities

UN’s cultural body condemns destruction by ISIS of antiquities in Syrian city.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/4/2015, 1:57 AM

UNESCO Head Warns Against 'Culture Cleansing'

UNESCO chief Irina Bokova calls for a campaign against ISIS "culture cleansing".Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2015, 3:44 AM

UNESCO Condemns 'Barbaric' ISIS Attacks

Destruction of artifacts in Nimrud, Hatra may be 'war crimes,' it alleges.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2015, 8:07 PM

UNESCO Condemns Destruction of Homes in Sanaa

UNESCO condemns the destruction of ancient houses in the old quarter of the Yemeni capital.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/13/2015, 1:52 AM

Japan Defends UNESCO Plan for Kamikaze Letters

A party of history, or glorifying the brutality of war? Letters from Japanese pilots cause uproar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2015, 5:15 PM

Jews Go On the Offensive on the Temple Mount

Steadfast upholding of principles is the only way to win. Giulio Meotti, 5/11/2015, 12:53 AM

We Must Sever All Connections to Unesco

Westerners who care about their civilization, take heed. Giulio Meotti, 4/29/2015, 4:06 AM

Antiquities Market on Alert for Syrian Spoils

Experts aghast at widespread cultural destruction in Syria, where ISIS and others are looting antiquities 'right out of the ground.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2015, 7:29 AM

UNESCO: ISIS Destruction of Nimrud 'Horrific'

ISIS is 'clearly determined to wipe out all traces of the history of Iraq's people,' UNESCO head Irina Bokova states.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2015, 7:17 PM

Watch: ISIS Destroys Ancient Iraqi City of Hatra

Islamic State jihadists use pickaxes, assault rifles and sledgehammers to reduce UNESCO world heritage site to rubble.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2015, 8:50 PM

Japan Funds UNESCO Mission to Save Iraq's Heritage

New initiative to use satellite imaging and other tools to stop jihadists from destroying artifacts or selling them on black market.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2015, 8:38 PM

Report: ISIS Destroys Ancient City of Hatra

UNESCO condemns 'appalling' destruction as reports surface city has been razed; archaeologists lament loss.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2015, 10:58 PM

ISIS Antiquities Destruction in Iraq a 'War Crime'

UNESCO calls on ICC, UN Security Council to prosecute ISIS over destruction of antiquities in Nimrud, Iraq as 'war crime.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2015, 12:39 PM

Hollande Condemns 'Barbaric' Museum Destruction

'What the terrorists want to do is destroy all of humanity,' French President Francois Hollande states in wake of museum destruction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2015, 1:52 PM

UNESCO Demands Meeting Over Artifacts Destruction

Head of UN's cultural agency demands emergency meeting following ISIS's destruction of ancient artifacts in Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2015, 3:14 AM

Christians, Muslims Debate Dual Heritage Site

Cordoba's 'Mosque-Cathedral' being touted to tourists as Christian, not Muslim-Christian, activist group says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2015, 7:44 AM

ISIS Reportedly Holds Nazi-esque Mass Book Burning

UNESCO warns reports of mass burning in Iraq may be one of 'most devastating' acts of 'cultural cleansing' in history, rivaling Hitler.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2015, 10:56 PM

Can UNESCO Save Ancient Jewish Sites from ISIS?

Urgent conference held to preserve ancient sites in Iraq and Syria - but how serious is UNESCO about protecting Jewish heritage sites?Lyn Julius, 12/7/2014, 11:54 AM

Tel Aviv Declared 'Creative City' by UNESCO

Tel Aviv chosen, with 40 other world cities, as a Creative City in the category of Media Arts. Flourishing high-tech scene cited as reason.Cynthia Blank, 12/1/2014, 4:33 PM

UNESCO Debates ISIS Erasing of Jewish History

Special Paris session featuring Israeli expert to discuss ways of saving ancient Jewish sites that have come under ISIS's cruel grasp.Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 12/1/2014, 9:07 AM

'Palestinian Journalist' Killed was Terrorist

A video showing identity of Abdullah Murtaja prompts UN to issue new statement about status as 'civilian casualty.'Cynthia Blank, 11/16/2014, 11:53 AM

Beit Guvrin Caves Named a World Heritage Site

The Beit Guvrin Caves become the tenth such site named in the Land of Israel.Yaakov Levi, 6/23/2014, 3:40 PM