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A man enters the headquarters of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), in Ramallah Septembe
PLO: UNESCO must not be silent on Israeli 'cultural assault,' annexation

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.

A GROUP of junior high school students are demanding the government fulfill its educational duty to
Coronavirus deprives nearly 300 million students of their schooling

The coronavirus has spread from China to some 80 nations, infecting over 95,000 people and causing the deaths of more than 3,200.

By REUTERS
05/03/2020
Netanyahu advances plans for 3,500 settler homes in West Bank’s E1

"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.

Inauguration of Beit Dakira marks renaissance of Jewish life in Morocco

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.

By IRINA TSUKERMAN
30/01/2020
The erasure of memory at Birkenau

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.

By AVI WEISS
23/01/2020
Tel Aviv University students on campus
Academia is also turning its back on peace

The decision of Tel Aviv University to close the Steinmetz Center is worrying for several reasons.

14/01/2020
Moses Mendelssohn's grave
Jewish cemetery in Sidon, Lebanon, destroyed – will UNESCO help?

The cemetery was saved in the past thanks to a Jewish donor, but current road expansions desecrated it.

Giant figures depicting Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel (C) and other politicians are seen dur
UNESCO removes carnival from heritage list over antisemitism allegations

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."

14/12/2019
Giant figures depicting Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel (C) and other politicians are seen dur
'Antisemitic' Belgian carnival gives up UNESCO status

Aalst mayor: Mocking Jews ‘unavoidable’ in the 2020 carnival

Tourists look at the Dome of the Rock, located in Jerusalem's Old City on the compound known to Musl
154 U.N. nations call Temple Mount solely by Muslim name Haram al-Sharif

EU approves text, but warns it may not do so in the future.

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