EU Jewish leader slams mayor's defense of anti-Semitic float

'They jumped rather than wait to be pushed,' says EJA chief Rabbi Margolin after Belgian city removes itself from UNESCO list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2019, 11:20 AM

Belgian carnival drops UNESCO status over anti-Semitic float

Amid criticism of anti-Semitic float depicting hook-nosed Jews with bags of money, Belgian city pulls annual carnival from heritage list.AFP, 12/1/2019, 10:59 PM

UNESCO book fair offers anti-Semitic texts

UN-sponsored book fair in the United Arab Emirates features 'stand after stand of Hitler's Mein Kampf' and Protocols of the Elders of Zion.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2019, 5:34 PM

Will UNESCO remove Belgian carnival from its list of events?

UNESCO to vote on cutting ties with Belgian carnival where Jews were mocked.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 11/9/2019, 7:14 PM

Bethlehem Nativity Church no longer 'endangered'

UNESCO removes Church of the Nativity from list of endangered heritage sites following renovationsAFP, 7/2/2019, 8:22 PM

The Trump "Dayenu"

Trump is unprecedented in the history of the relationship of the United States and Israel and the president is only two years into his administration. Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 4/25/2019, 4:07 PM

UNESCO: Carnival caricatures 'go against' our values

UNESCO condemns the racist and anti-Semitic puppets displayed at Aalst, Belgium, carnival.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2019, 4:00 PM

UNESCO's love affair with 'Palestine' has lost it US and Israel

America’s designated funding of 22% of UNESCO’s annual budget will now have to be met by other member states or UNESCO’s programs severely curtailed. David Singer, 1/10/2019, 11:24 PM

PA blasts Israel for leaving UNESCO

PA cabinet says Israel's withdrawal from UN cultural agency an attempt to "evade responsibilities".Elad Benari, 1/4/2019, 5:43 AM

Israel's withdrawal from UNESCO goes into effect

Israel officially withdraws from UN cultural heritage group over anti-Jewish bias.JTA, 1/1/2019, 9:32 PM

Have a very Intolerant Day

How are we ever going to make that common humanity espoused by UNESCO happen without repressing everyone who disagrees?  Daniel Greenfield, 12/11/2018, 3:30 PM

Israel's quitting UNESCO would make Ben-Gurion proud!

At the end of December 2018, Israel’s intended withdrawal from UNESCO becomes official. Let’s hope PM Netanyahu keeps his word. Ariel Natan Pasko, 11/23/2018, 2:44 PM

UNESCO and WJC launch website on Holocaust education

UN cultural agency teams up with World Jewish Congress to launch website dedicated to Holocaust education and memory.Ben Ariel, 11/20/2018, 5:37 AM

UNESCO’s lies, Jewish history and the Garden of Eden

The secret of Abraham and Sarah: May you stay forever young.Rabbi Chaim Richman, 10/31/2018, 3:46 AM

Trump team's UN reality check: 'Palestine' is not a state

Trump's security advisor injects some reality into the conflict, but, as usual, it falls on deaf PLO ears. David Singer, 10/16/2018, 12:58 PM

'We need to show that the Cave of the Patriarchs belongs to us'

Former Minister Gideon Sa'ar says UNESCO 'blatantly anti-Israel' in declaring Jewish holy sites 'Palestinian.'Benny Toker, 10/11/2018, 6:54 PM

'Further evidence for why we withdrew from UNESCO'

Israeli UN ambassador slams UNESCO resolutions calling Cave of Patriarchs, Rachel's Tomb 'integral to Occupied Palestinian territory.'Tal Polon, 10/10/2018, 9:50 PM

UNESCO: Rachel's Tomb is 'Palestinian'

UNESCO commission adopts resolutions whereby Tomb of Patriarchs, Rachel's Tomb are 'integral part of Occupied Palestinian territory.'Guy Cohen, 10/10/2018, 6:00 PM

Netanyahu says 'no' to UNESCO

PM refuses to participate in anti-Semitism conference run by UNESCO after organization denies Jewish heritage.Binyamin Netanyahu, 9/26/2018, 9:32 PM

The strike of the Lone Farmer

Hami Cohen, farmer from Ein Habesor and son of legendary Lehi fighter Yehoshua Cohen, demonstrates before UN headquarters in Armon Hanetziv.Mordechai Sones, 8/20/2018, 6:29 PM

Israel may reconsider exit from UNESCO

Israeli ambassador reportedly urging government to reconsider quitting UN's cultural agency, says its anti-Israel bias has toned down.Elad Benari, 6/27/2018, 1:08 AM

UNESCO won't discuss Jerusalem in Bahrain

UNESCO to go a full year without having passed any anti-Israel resolutions denying Jewish history.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2018, 7:47 PM

'Will UNESCO demand Western Wall be given to the Muslims?'

New resolution submitted to UNESCO seeks to consolidate UN resolutions denying Jewish connection to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2018, 4:53 PM

'Even UNESCO cannot change our history in Jerusalem'

President Rivlin tells French Foreign Minister that Israel mourns victims of Friday terror attack, including heroic policeman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2018, 7:07 PM

Israel appoints new UNESCO ambassador

Despite promises to leave UNESCO, Israel announces new envoy to United Nations body.Tzvi Lev, 3/1/2018, 10:46 PM

PA: Israel preventing muezzin call in Cave of the Patriarchs

PA religious affairs official claims Israel is preventing Palestinians from sounding call for prayer at the Cave of the Patriarchs.Dalit Halevi, 1/2/2018, 5:43 AM

UNESCO confirms Israel's withdrawal

UNESCO chief confirms she received Israel's letter of withdrawal from the organization. Israel will leave on December 31, 2018.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/29/2017, 8:38 PM

Could Israel still withdraw from UNESCO in 2018?

Despite missing deadline to withdraw from UN’s cultural agency in 2018, Israel might still be able to do so.Nitsan Keidar, 12/29/2017, 2:09 AM

Israel misses 2017 deadline to withdraw from UNESCO

Israel unable to fulfill pledge to withdraw from UN cultural agency this year as organization closed until after January 1.JTA, 12/27/2017, 6:37 PM

'The PA doesn't want to solve the conflict'

Netanyahu says Abbas' refusal to consider any US peace plan shows Palestinian Authority has no interest in ending conflict with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2017, 7:31 PM

Israel to leave UNESCO

Netanyahu instructs UNESCO ambassador to hand in letter announcing Israel's intention to withdraw from UN’s cultural body.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/22/2017, 8:09 PM

South Korean bests Iranian in race for UNESCO Board

South Korea’s ambassador to UNESCO elected chairman of the Executive Board, defeating Iranian Ambassador.Elad Benari, 11/17/2017, 5:15 AM

ADL welcomes confirmation of Azoulay as UNESCO Director-General

'We hope her tenure is an indicator of a balance and constructive engagement in the agency.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2017, 8:47 AM

UNESCO confirms French ex-culture minister Azoulay as new head

UNESCO approves nomination of French Jewish politician as UNESCO head.AFP, 11/10/2017, 3:08 PM

WATCH: Israeli laughs last at UNESCO anti-Semitism

Israeli delegate to UNESCO says organization is like 'the Titanic,' vows to donate medals Israel received to Syrian refugees., 11/8/2017, 8:39 PM

Dutch parliament: Netherlands must oppose UN anti-Israel efforts

Dutch Lower House passes resolution urging Cabinet to 'actively oppose UN organizations devoting disproportional attention to Israel.'JTA, 11/4/2017, 6:04 PM

Israeli tactics succeed in delaying hostile UNESCO resolution

Successful Israeli filibuster prevents the adoption of yet another an anti-Israel UNESCO resolution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2017, 10:50 PM

'If you threaten us, you will disappear'

Transport Minister at Balfour celebration slams PA and its allies for attempting to erase Jewish history and rights, warns Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2017, 8:42 PM

'Restore integrity to UNESCO'

Culture Minister's letter to new UNESCO director Audrey Azoulay expresses hope she will end rampant anti-Israel bias at organization.MK Miri Regev, 10/19/2017, 12:13 AM

Congress resolution defends Israel, condemns UNESCO

Ted Cruz introduces resolution affirming connection between Jewish people and Jerusalem, praises Trump for withdrawing from UNESCO.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/17/2017, 10:00 PM

Netanyahu: We don't have high hopes for UNESCO

PM talks at cabinet meeting about Trump's decision not to certify Iranian compliance with nuclear deal, and Israel's withdrawal from UNESCO.Tal Polon, 10/15/2017, 2:14 PM

'UNESCO has strayed from its mission'

WJC urges UN body to focus on its core mandate rather than addressing political matters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2017, 7:46 PM

Jewish woman becomes UNESCO head

Audrey Azoulay elected to head UNESCO day after the US anounced that it will leave UNESCO over the organization’s anti-Israeli biasTzvi Lev, New York, 10/13/2017, 9:52 PM

Refusing to submit to UNESCO

The US and Israel have to continue to deal drastically with outright anti-Semitism and bald lies. Rachel's Tomb and Hevron, Jerusalem and the Western Wall are not Jewish enough for UNESCO. Giulio Meotti, 10/13/2017, 1:17 PM

'There cannot be 1 law for Israel and 1 for rest of the world'

International law expert predicts US will pull out of other UN bodies over anti-Israel bias after pulling out of UNESCO.Gary Willig, 10/13/2017, 12:04 PM

'UN is becoming a pro-BDS, anti-Israel lobby'

Internal Security Minister praises US decision to withdraw from UNESCO, says UN turning into 'anti-Israel' platform.David Rosenberg, 10/12/2017, 9:08 PM

Israel to join US in quitting UNESCO

Netanyahu announces Israel also withdrawing from UN body after US plans exit following series of anti-Israel UNESCO resolutions.David Rosenberg, 10/12/2017, 7:55 PM

'There is a price to pay for discriminating against Israel'

Israeli Ambassador to UN says UN body 'paying the price' for habitually discriminating against Israel, praises US withdrawal from UNESCO.David Rosenberg, 10/12/2017, 7:36 PM

Trump admin withdraws US from UNESCO

State Department announces US leaving UN body responsible for series of anti-Israel resolutions negating Jewish connection to Jerusalem.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2017, 7:12 PM

UNESCO agrees to delay anti-Israel votes

UNESCO unanimously agrees to delay votes on anti-Israel resolutions by six months.Nitsan Keidar, 10/11/2017, 5:32 PM

Qatari diplomat a leading candidate to head UNESCO

Diplomat from Qatar is the leading contender to head UN's cultural agency.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2017, 6:43 AM

Victory for Israel in UNESCO

For the first time in several years, UNESCO board meeting to postpone vote on anti-Israel resolutions.Nitsan Keidar, 10/8/2017, 12:57 AM

Palestinians once again provoke Israel at UN

Despite diplomatic efforts by Israel and US, UN tourism organization set to approve PA acceptance as full member.Mordechai Sones, 9/13/2017, 10:57 AM

UN chief: Jerusalem is a holy place for three religions

Antonio Guterres, asked about UNESCO resolutions, says it is "clear" that Jerusalem is a holy city for three religions.Elad Benari, 8/29/2017, 12:34 AM

Will UNESCO ever condemn Temple Mount terror attack?

Israeli delegation pushes UNESCO to condemn deadly terror attack which took place at UNESCO World Heritage Site. But will UNESCO act?David Rosenberg, 7/20/2017, 4:05 PM

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