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UNESCO vote is about Israeli occupation, not Jewish history

Oct 19,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – Daoud Kuttab

The recent resolution that was approved by the world’s cultural body about the old city of Jerusalem, Al Haram Al Sharif and the Ibrahimi Mosque had nothing to do with Jews or Jewish history. 758 more words

Arab World

UNESCO adopts resolution on al-Quds

UNESCO’s executive board approved the measure by consensus in its morning session. A draft of the resolution had already been approved by a commission last week. 69 more words


UNESCO fully backs Jordan’s pro-Jerusalem moves

UN agency’s latest decision condemns Israeli unilateral policies, violations anew

By JT – Oct 14,2016 – JORDAN TIMES

This photo taken on October 2, 2007 shows an aerial view of the Dome of the Rock in Al Haram Al Sharif in Jerusalem’s Old City (AFP photo) 755 more words


Israeli archaeologist denies Jewish ties to Al-Aqsa Mosque

MEMO | October 13, 2016

An Israeli archaeological expert has asserted that there is no relation between the Western Wall of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and an ancient Jewish temple, Al Jazeera reported today.

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Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism

Israel 'campaigns to change the status quo at al-Aqsa'

After a summer of simmering tensions at al-Aqsa Mosque compound, a familiar flash point in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem could boil over once again, analysts warn. 911 more words


“. . . It doesn’t matter what you had planned . . .” (Lena Khalif Tuffaha)

A (too) personal note from the blogger: 

As you can see from the dates on the news items, I meant this post for yesterday. However, I could not continue.

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UNESCO to Sanhedrin: We Value Jewish Traditions on Mount

In a powerful letter, exclusively obtained by Breaking Israel News, the nascent Sanhedrin recently blasted the ongoing efforts of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to give Muslims complete sovereignty of the Temple Mount, prompting a response from the UN body which claims it recognizes the Jewish connection to the Mount but, unsurprisingly, offers very little proof. 163 more words