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The chamber of the UN Human Rights Council (Wikimedia)

The twisted world of the UN

King Solomon observed that there’s nothing new under the sun. One place that dictum certainly holds true is the UN. The double standard keeps chugging along in the...

Hillel Neuer questions the UN's Human Rights Council: 'Where are your Jews'?

Top Ten most anti-Israel UN actions of 2017

What a difference a year makes — and doesn’t. This time last year, the US — Obama’s parting shot — had for the first time abstained instead of vetoed one of...

Robert Mugabe for health . . . and we’re the Pope

It’s announcements like the appointment of Robert Mugabe as a World Health Organization goodwill ambassador that makes people ridicule the UN and its bodies. Mugabe...

Graveyard of our enemies

started with the disturbing UN resolution that, by America’s calculated abstention, disgracefully allowed to pass. “Abstain.” It sounds harmless. But it...

General Assembly President Peter Thomson wore the Palestinian flag to mark the UN's International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. November 29, 2016.

Top Ten most anti-Israel UN actions of 2016

So this is the note President Obama wants to go out on — abstaining, instead of vetoing, for the first time one of the myriad anti-Israel resolutions that the UN seems...

Falk at the UN: Muzzle the opposition

Apologies if we’re getting repetitive, but why is Richard Falk still at the UN? We posed the question a few weeks back, after Falk blamed the US for the Boston...

Why is Falk still at the UN?

Here are just a few things we know about Richard Falk, the UN Human Rights Council expert on Palestine**: He is a ‘9/11 Truther’, which means he questions...

Benjamin Netanyahu, left; Mahmoud Abbas

Don’t mess with the pied piper

One thing that really struck us during last week’s proceedings at the UN was how little respect the Palestinian leadership has for the United States. Earlier last...

Coming tomorrow: the State of Palestine

Tomorrow, on November 29, the UN General Assembly will vote on making Palestine a non-member observer state. By all counts, the vote will pass. Much like in regards to...

Abraham must be rolling in his grave (literally!)

Sixty-four years ago, on November 29, the UN General Assembly adopted Resolution 181, more commonly referred to as the Partition Plan. Under the plan, the new states [of...