Playing ‘pro-Israel at any cost’ politics is dangerous and alienating for the Jewish community, strengthening harmful forces amongst our ranks.
Israel’s difficulties with the international community are as old as the state itself. Trump would do well to study that history.
(JTA) — All 100 members of the U.S. Senate signed a letter to the leader of the United Nations urging a comprehensive effort to remedy the organization’s “anti-Israel agenda.”
— A Palestinian Gazan is no longer employed by a United Nations Agency for Palestinian refugees after it was discovered that he was elected to the leadership of the terrorist group Hamas. Agency leaders did not tell media who inquired over the weekend whether Suhail al-Hindi resigned or was fired from the U.N. Relief…
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the council that its monthly meetings on the Middle East regularly turned into “Israel-bashing sessions.”
NEW YORK — Thousands filled the United Nations General Assembly hall for a conference opposing the BDS movement. The conference on Wednesday, sponsored by the World Jewish Congress and Israel’s mission to the U.N., focused on ways to combat the movement to boycott, divest from and sanction Israel. Sessions concerned opposing BDS on campus, among…
The university arm of the dovish Jewish American group J Street called on Wednesday for the Jewish community to take “a new approach” and stop “demonizing” the movement to boycott, divest and sanction Israel.
Declaring that the “days of Israel bashing are over,” U.S. ambassador to the United Nations received a rockstar welcome from AIPAC delegates gathered in Washington for their annual conference.
“Bravo, Ambassador Haley!” This is the headline David Harris, CEO of the American Jewish Committee, chose for his Huffington Post opinion piece dedicated to America’s new ambassador to the United Nations. “Ambassador Haley, you have quickly established yourself as a courageous and unbending voice of principle in a setting where the word is more often observed in the breach than as a matter of course by some member states,” Harris, who leads the Jewish organization most closely involved with the UN, continued his praise.
A senior U.N. official resigned on Friday over the withdrawal of a report accusing Israel of imposing an “apartheid regime” on Palestinians, saying “powerful member states” pressured the world body and its chief with “vicious attacks and threats.”