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12 EU states to favor of Palestine

BRUSSELS — Nearly half of all European Union member states will vote in favor of upgrading the PA’s status at the UN, an EU spokeswoman reportedly said. The news site...

Keep the funding ban on UNESCO

The Palestinian Authority’s circumvention of direct negotiations with Israel via the PA’s attempt to secure unilateral recognition of an independent state from the UN...

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...

Palestinian statehood run aground?

WASHINGTON — They may have scored a victory at UNESCO, but the Palestinians are running into new obstacles on their push for statehood recognition at the UN. The effort...

US defunds UNESCO: What now?

WASHINGTON — The immediate consequence of UNESCO’s vote to grant the Palestinians membership is clear: a cutoff of American funding for the UN agency governing the...

What a joke, except . . . it’s not

After the official and upsetting acceptance of a nonexistent Palestinian State into UNESCO this week, I received this little vignette that was circulating. “When Golda...

Disneyland is Harvard and Rachel is a Muslim

Remember what Pat Schroeder said about former UN Secretary General Kurt Waldheim? Waldheimer’’s disease is when you forget you were a Nazi. Now, UNESCO indulges...