The Palestinians “welcome the adoption of two resolutions by the Executive Committee of UNESCO on the need to preserve educational and cultural institutions in Palestine,” Hanan Ashrawi said.
The coronavirus has spread from China to some 80 nations, infecting over 95,000 people and causing the deaths of more than 3,200.
"We are building up Jerusalem and the outskirts of Jerusalem. I gave an immediate directive, to deposit plans to build 3500 housing units in E1," the prime minister said.
According to UNESCO General-Secretary Audrey Azoulay, Beit Dakira is built “around a synagogue, one of the 37 synagogues that adorned the city until the 1950s.
The Birkenau Church is in violation of a 1972 UNESCO Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Culture and Natural Heritage. Auschwitz is on that heritage list.
The decision of Tel Aviv University to close the Steinmetz Center is worrying for several reasons.
The cemetery was saved in the past thanks to a Jewish donor, but current road expansions desecrated it.
It featured antisemitic figures, including caricatured Jews with money and rats. “We are neither antisemitic nor racist," the mayor said. "Aalst will always remain the capital of mockery and satire."
Aalst mayor: Mocking Jews ‘unavoidable’ in the 2020 carnival
EU approves text, but warns it may not do so in the future.