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Palestinian terror must stop ahead of holiday, Lapid tells Abdullah

“Israel will not stand idly by and will fight terrorism directed against it in all its forms, and will not allow harm to the security of its citizens,” Lapid said.

UN set to pass historic resolution against Holocaust denial Thursday

The vote will take place on January 20, which also marks the 80-year anniversary of the Wannsee Conference.

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On This Day: UN passes 1947 Palestine partition plan

The plan was accepted by many Jews, albeit some with reluctance due to territorial concessions, but was opposed by Arab leaders, leading to the plan's failure and the start of war.

29/11/2021

Herzog, Haley address Jewish Federations' General Assembly

President of Israel Isaac Herzog and former US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley take to the stage

Jewish Federations of North America cancels in-person event citing COVID

Events last year were held online only, but Jewish Federations until the recent spike in COVID cases had hoped to reemerge into in-person events. Instead, the events Oct. 4-5 will take place online.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
05/08/2021
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembl

Forward challenges United Nations Secretary-General selection process

The movement is trying to fight global challenges by establishing "coherent political force" working to solve them within elected bodies.

Time for UN accountability on Iran - opinion

Here are five key steps to achieve that.

By HILARY MILLER
15/03/2021

Iran loses UN voting rights over unpaid dues, blames US sanctions

Iran owes $16.2 million, more than any other country.

World Union of Jewish Students Congress

WUJS Congress creates post-COVID-19 'relief system' for Jewish students

"The greatest long-term challenge would be on the financial front with many of the feeder organizations for Jewish activism facing massive funding challenges," said WUJS president.

The United Nations General Assembly votes to adopt a draft resolution to deplore the use of excessiv

Canada defends pro-Palestinian vote at UN General Assembly

Canada typically stands with Israel by abstaining or voting no, but it changed its vote on this particular resolution last year.

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