A moving meeting with the diplomat who stuck to his guns

PM Netanyahu meets Mexican diplomat fired as Ambassador to UNESCO after refusing to vote for anti-Semitic resolution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2017, 8:50 PM

Not all Jews are Einsteins…or the Rebbe

These days especially for every rabbinic or start-up genius we produce, we seem to produce an equal number of idiots – pertaining here to politics. Jack Engelhard, 7/16/2017, 11:00 PM

'We need to close the Temple Mount to Muslims'

Deputy Defense Minister blames UNESCO for terror attack, Jewish Home MK says Israel should respond by closing Temple Mount to Muslims.Chana Roberts, 7/14/2017, 10:53 AM

Brave Muslim woman bashes UNESCO's anti-Israel resolution

Despite threats on her life, Israeli-Arab Sarah Zoabi slams UNESCO for creating rifts, denying Jews' rights to Cave of the Patriarchs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2017, 12:38 PM

Hotovely to Arab MKs: You are thieves of history

Deputy Foreign Minister says Arab MKs, UNESCO should read the Bible and the [empty] book of Palestinian history.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2017, 10:35 AM

'Hamas has brought nothing but pain and destruction to Gaza'

Israel’s Ambassador Danon speaks on UN 'Report on Ten Years of Hamas Rule in Gaza'Mordechai Sones, 7/11/2017, 6:24 PM

Abraham bought the Cave of Machpela. Is it still relevant?

Prime Minister found it fitting to remind UNESCO of Abraham's acquisition of the Cave of Machpela, but is that discourse relevant today?Shimon Cohen, 7/11/2017, 9:25 AM

'Hold cabinet meeting at Tomb of Patriarchs'

Yesha Council and Amana issue invitation following UNESCO designation of Hevron's Old City as 'endangered PA heritage site'Hezki Baruch, 7/10/2017, 7:45 PM

Jewish property owners blocked from entering homes

Jews buy Hevron properties - but can't move in because their attempt to register as owners was blocked by authorities.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 7/10/2017, 10:24 AM

UN to name Yankee Stadium a Palestinian Heritage Site

You can hardly blame Abbas for going after other peoples historical treasures since the Palestinian Arabs have no history of their own…other than terrorism. Jack Engelhard, 7/9/2017, 11:29 PM

Netanyahu: Connection between Israel and Hevron is unparalleled

PM opens cabinet meeting with Torah passages proving Abraham's acquisition of Cave of Patriarchs, following UNESCO resolution on Hevron.Hezki Baruch and Nitzan Keidar, 7/9/2017, 12:06 PM

Conference of Presidents condemns UNESCO

Leaders of Conference of Presidents blast UNESCO for showing their disdain for Jewish heritage.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/8/2017, 2:13 AM

Abbas welcomes UNESCO resolution on Hevron

PA chairman praises UNESCO for passing resolution claiming that Hevron is an “endangered Palestinian heritage site”.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/8/2017, 12:59 AM

Haley: UNESCO resolution an 'affront to history'

U.S. Ambassador to the UN says the United States is reviewing ties with UNESCO following latest anti-Israel resolution.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/7/2017, 10:59 PM

'UNESCO isn't the problem, the government is'

Prominent nationalist activist says the government isn't doing enough for Hevron and the Cave of the Patriarchs.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/7/2017, 9:55 PM

Israel punishes the UN

Following UNESCO resolution on Hevron, Netanyahu cuts an additional $1 million from the membership funds that Israel pays to the UN.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/7/2017, 8:10 PM

Boomerang: UNESCO eradicates Jewish history

Tour 3,000 years of Jewish history in Hevron, from the Patriarchs to the Middle Ages, to the Hevron massacre and the Six Day War.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2017, 2:59 PM

Hotovely: A mark of shame for UNESCO

Deputy FM Hotovely says newest UNESCO resolution is a 'mark of shame,' slams Arabs for trying to appropriate Jewish symbols.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2017, 2:12 PM

Defense Minister: UNESCO is politically biased and anti-Semitic

Defense Minister Liberman says UNESCO's decision is irrelevant, calls on US to pull funding to UNESCO.Chana Roberts, 7/7/2017, 1:48 PM

UNESCO: Cave of the Patriarchs belongs to Palestinian Authority

Likud minister: UNESCO's hypocrisy knows no bounds; we will strengthen our connection to Hevron.Chana Roberts, 7/7/2017, 12:39 PM

Another PA deception at UNSECO thwarted

UNESCO resolution of Hevron brings report critical of PA position, but only mentions one line critical of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2017, 8:00 PM

UNESCO to award heritage site to convicted mass murderer

Hevron terrorist-mayor tells how he tried to kill Israelis, planned attack for 8 months. Will he manage one of Israel's holiest sites?Chana Roberts, 7/5/2017, 3:39 PM

Fatah welcomes latest UNESCO resolution

Fatah spokesman praises UNESCO for resolution denying Israeli sovereignty in the Old City of Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 7/5/2017, 6:12 AM

UNESCO condemns Jewish presence in Old City of Jerusalem

UN organization declares Israel 'occupying power' of Old City, denies Israeli sovereignty.Gary Willig, 7/4/2017, 7:37 PM

Battle for Jerusalem in UNESCO returns

Secretariat of World Heritage Committee, meeting in recent days, decides vote on the matter will take place tonight - not as planned.Nitsan Keidar, 7/4/2017, 1:25 PM

US to UNESCO: the PA lies

US Ambassador to the UN warns against adoption of PA resolution on Cave of the Patriarchs which would deny Jewish connection to holy site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2017, 10:46 PM

'The Palestinians are rewriting history'

MK Sharren Haskel visits Hevron, urges UNESCO to reject resolution declaring Cave of the Patriarchs a Palestinian heritage site.Hezki Baruch, 7/3/2017, 4:38 AM

Latest UNESCO resolution targets Hevron, Jerusalem

Israel scrambles to block PA-backed resolution declaring Tomb of the Patriarchs a 'Muslim shrine', denying Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 6/26/2017, 1:34 PM

Will Iran lead United Nations agency?

Concern growing in Israel that Iranian representative Ahmad Jalali will be chosen to lead UNESCO.David Rosenberg, 6/22/2017, 5:40 PM

Will a Jewish woman lead UNESCO?

France seeks to appoint former Culture Minister Audrey Azoulay to head UN culture body which has denied Jewish connection to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2017, 4:38 PM

Netanyahu thanks Czech parliament for Jerusalem resolution

PM commends Czech resolution calling for recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, sanctions against UNESCO.Gary Willig, 5/24/2017, 10:40 PM

Czech parliament asks government to recognize Jerusalem

The lower chamber of the Czech parliament calls on government to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, stop funding 'anti-Israel' UNESCOYoel Domb, 5/24/2017, 5:11 PM

Regev: Supervise United Nations activities in Jerusalem

Culture and Sport Minister calls on Israeli government to set clear lines regarding UN headquarters, activities in Jerusalem headquarters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2017, 12:29 PM

PA last-ditch effort at UNESCO fails

PA tries to change results of vote on anti-Israel resolution, without success.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 5/5/2017, 10:19 PM

Conference of Presidents blasts UNESCO

Leaders of Conference of Presidents say UNESCO’s latest anti-Israel resolution undermines peace efforts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2017, 3:05 AM

'We need the Jews around the world'

Defense Minister: Traditional anti-Semitism has been replaced by anti-Israelism. The two are exactly the same.Nitsan Keidar, 5/4/2017, 12:34 AM

'It seems the role of the United Nations is finished'

Rabbi Eitan Eisman believes UN role in everything related to State of Israel is long since over, Israel's government must lead nation.Eliran Aharon, 5/3/2017, 4:19 PM

'Israel will deduct $1 million from funds Israel gives UN'

Israeli PM thanks countries who opposed UNESCO resolution, says Israel will 'not sit idly by' while UN claims Jerusalem isn't Jewish.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2017, 3:06 PM

Israeli envoy: Weigh response to UNESCO decision carefully

Carmel Shama, Israel's representative in UNESCO, rejects call to evict UNESCO from Jerusalem, says response must be carefully planned.David Rosenberg, 5/3/2017, 9:19 AM

PA welcomes anti-Israel UNESCO resolution

PA lauds UNESCO for resolution denying Israel's rights to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 5/3/2017, 4:46 AM

Regev: Shut down UN headquarters in Jerusalem

In wake of UNESCO resolution, Culture and Sport Minister to demand that UN Jerusalem headquarters be closed.Ben Ariel, 5/3/2017, 2:15 AM

'Netanyahu: Punish UNESCO'

Calls that PM respond with practical step following UNESCO decision: 'Remove organization from compound belonging to State of Israel."Mordechai Sones, 5/2/2017, 9:39 PM

'A tremendous diplomatic achievement despite UNESCO vote loss'

Israel's Ambassador to UNESCO hails drop in support for anti-Semitic resolutions compared to previous resolutions last year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2017, 9:16 PM

Jewish organizatons unite in condemnation of UNESCO vote

American Jewish Congress, European Jewish Congress respond to 'diplomatic assault'.Mordechai Sones, 5/2/2017, 8:46 PM

Minister calls for annexation of Jerusalem-area towns

'Extend Israeli sovereignty to surrounding communities of Greater Jerusalem: Ma’ale Adumim, Givat Ze’ev, Beitar Illit, and Etzion Bloc'.Mordechai Sones, 5/2/2017, 8:33 PM

Israel condemns UNESCO vote

Israeli politicians from across the political spectrum slam 'anti-Semitic' UNESCO vote denying Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem.Gary Willig, 5/2/2017, 6:58 PM

'It is time for nations to move their embassies to Jerusalem'

President Rivlin says nations should respond to anti-Israel UNESCO vote by recognizing Jerusalem and moving all embassies to the capital.Gary Willig, 5/2/2017, 6:41 PM

'UNESCO vote does not help create Palestinian State'

Israel's ambassador to UNESCO says Arabs may win 'meaningless' votes, but Israel is here to stay and will continue to prosper.Gary Willig, 5/2/2017, 5:50 PM

UNESCO passes anti-Israel resolution

UN culture organization votes to adopt resolution denying Israeli rights to capital, Jerusalem.Gary Willig, 5/2/2017, 4:46 PM

Italy publicly rejects UNESCO resolution

First European state to announce intention to vote against anti-Israel resolutionMordechai Sones, 5/2/2017, 4:07 PM

UN Special envoy condemns UNSECO for holiday anti-Israel vote

UNESCOs vote to deny Jewish sovereignty over Jerusalem on Israel’s Independence Day not coincidence; it is blatant anti-Semitic statement.Mordechai Sones, 5/2/2017, 3:25 PM

Netanyahu: We don't believe in UNESCO

Prime Minister responds to expected UNESCO vote denying Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem, slams UN organization.Uzi Baruch, 5/2/2017, 1:11 PM

UNESCO to vote on Jerusalem sovereignty

The steering committee of UNESCO will vote Tuesday on resolution denying Israel's right to sovereignty over all of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2017, 12:38 PM

Jordanian official: US can move embassy to west Jerusalem

Former Jordanian minister claims there is no need for Arabs to oppose the US moving its embassy to west Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2017, 10:11 AM

'A resolution targeting any other country would never pass'

Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations calls on UNESCO members to vote against latest anti-Israel resolution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2017, 10:09 PM

'UNESCO creating fake history'

Deputy FM Hotovely talks about political struggle ahead of anti-Israeli vote tomorrow at UNESCO.Mordechai Sones, 5/1/2017, 5:34 PM

Lawmakers to UNESCO: Stop delegitimizing Israel

Ted Cruz and Ros-Lehtinen denounce UNESCO for considering another anti-Israel resolution.Elad Benari, 5/1/2017, 6:13 AM