An alternate resolution calling for both the Israeli and Palestinian flags to fly in acknowledgment of “the suffering of civilians on both sides” was defeated.
— A college in Dublin said it “regrets” the cancellation of an appearance by the Israeli ambassador to Ireland following pro-Palestinian protests. The question and answer session with Amb. Ze’ev Boker and the Society for International Affairs, or SOFIA, on the campus of Trinity College in Dublin had been scheduled for Monday night. The…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Ireland will likely recognize a Palestinian state, Israel’s ambassador to the country reportedly warned in a cable to Jerusalem. Zeev Boker sent the cautionary dispatch Tuesday, Haaretz reported. Israel had already expected Dublin would officially recognize Palestine, and the Knesset’s recent passage of a law to legalize thousands of West Bank settlements strengthened that assessment, an…
(JTA) — An Irish university cancelled a conference that questioned the legitimacy of the state of Israel after management determined the university security would not be able to handle the expected protests. The University College Cork said last week that the conference scheduled for March cannot take place at that time, the Irish Examiner reported….
The Irish quest for peace led to significant economic reform, but a Palestinian State in the current environment would translate into another failed Arab State.
Between the national election and the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Irish — a famously loquacious bunch — have much to debate over their pints of Guinness these days.
Judith Hannan fretted that her husband’s Irish culture might take over the hearts of their children. The twins found room for both when it came to their bar and bat mitzvahs.
Despite initial guidelines banning the mention of Israel, speakers at a Holocaust commemoration ceremony in Ireland in January will refer to the Jewish state.
Ireland’s lower house of Parliament approved a nonbinding resolution calling on the government to formally recognize the state of Palestine.
The Upper House of Ireland’s parliament unanimously passed a nonbinding motion calling on the government to formally recognize the state of Palestine.