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U.N. UPDATE: Durban III Excludes U.N. Watch

By Nathan Guttman

The U.N.’s 2001 World Conference against racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, otherwise known as the Durban conference was a seminal moment for the pro-Israel community.Read More


Interfaith Rally Held To Demand Release of Gross

By JTA

Jewish and interfaith groups are organizing simultaneous vigils in Washington and New York calling for the release of Jewish American contractor Alan Gross from a Cuban prison.Read More


Pro-Israel Protesters Arrested at U.N.

By JTA

A small group of rabbis and protesters was arrested for blocking traffic in front of the United Nations.Read More


Rick Perry Blasts Obama Over Statehood Bid

By Nathan Guttman

Texas governor and Republican frontrunner Rick Perry was the star of Tuesday’s press conference of politicians opposing the bid for Palestinian statehood and expressing their support for Israel.Read More


U.N. UPDATE: Nobody Wants To Talk Desertification

By Nathan Guttman

Danny Ayalon, Israel’s deputy foreign minister, has issues with the Palestinian bid for statehood. Not only is it harming the peace process, he said, it is also distracting the international community from the world’s real problems.Read More


U.N. UPDATE: Gabon's Minute of Fame

By Nathan Guttman

U.N. UPDATE: The West African nation of Gabon, a Security Council member, was wooed by all sides as the U.S. tries to muster opposition to the Palestinian statehood bid.Read More


Jewish Support for Obama at 54%, Poll Says

By JTA

Jewish support for President Obama continues to drop, but maintains its traditional lead over general American support for the president, a Gallup poll showed.Read More


Statehood Bid Could Be Delayed for Weeks

By Haaretz

The upcoming United Nations votes on a Palestinian state are expected to be postponed to an unspecified date, sources in New York said Tuesday.Read More


Rick Perry Slams Obama on Israel

By Forward Staff

STATEHOOD BID UPDATE: Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry slammed President Barack Obama for what he called “dangerous and misguided” policies on Israel.Read More


Bibi Expects Chilly Reception at U.N.

By Haaretz

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday at a Likud party conference that he is aware he will come under heavy pressure as he prepared to leave for New York.Read More


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