Sticking up for Israel in the United Nations | Op-ed by Robert R. Singer

Sticking up for Israel in the United Nations | Op-ed by Robert R. Singer

 

World Jewish Congress
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Small blog unhrc U.S. seeks end to UN rights council’s ‘obsession’ with Israel – ReutersThe United States “remains deeply troubled by the Council’s consistent unfair and unbalanced focus on one democratic country, Israel”, Erin Barclay, U.S. deputy assistant secretary of state, told the UN Human Rights Council.
Small blog guterres WJC CEO Robert R. Singer writes that new Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is a breath of fresh air at the United Nations, but it’s going to take courage to bring real change.
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Small blog bomb threats What we know so far about the Jewish Center bomb threats in the US – Huffington Post01 Mar 2017 By Feb. 28, more than 100 threats had been called in to 77 different Jewish community centers, eight Jewish schools and several advocacy offices, including the Anti-Defamation League, which received bomb threats at its New York and San Francisco offices.  READ MORE »
Small blog jm Jewish Museum in London evacuated by bomb threat – JTA01 Mar 2017 Staff and visitors were sent outside after the threat was called in Monday at noon.  READ MORE »
Small blog new york Amid wave of anti-Semitic acts in US, NY Governor Cuomo says he will visit Israel – New York Times01 Mar 2017 The announcement, made on Wednesday during a speech to Orthodox Jewish students gathered in Albany, came on the heels of several events in which Mr. Cuomo has sought to present himself as a proactive fighter of anti-Semitism.  READ MORE »
Small blog indiana Gunshot fired through classroom window of Indiana synagogue – JTA01 Mar 2017 The bullet hole was discovered late Monday at Adath B’Nai Israel Temple in Evansville. The apparent attack was reported to police on Tuesday morning, according to reports.  READ MORE »
Small blog spain Spain scraps language test for elderly applicants for Jewish law of return – JTA01 Mar 2017 Spain has naturalized 4,919 applicants for citizenship by Sephardim since the law went into effect last year, according to the daily. However, only 387 applicants were granted citizenship based on the actual law.  READ MORE »