All posts tagged UN

The world is afflicted by Jerusalem syndrome

Everyone’s dreams will only be realised with a healthy dose of clarity. Israel exists. The Palestinians exist. A solution must try to meet as many of the aspirations as can be achieved, for both people.

Concern at ACTU secretary’s BDS views

JEWISH community leaders are concerned at the record of new Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) secretary Sally McManus (pictured) in supporting boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel.

A tale of two Trumps

ISRAELIS have never before been faced with such conflicting predictions about who will be sitting in the Oval Office.

B’Tselem slammed over UN appearance

An Israeli human rights group has caused a furore, for lambasting Jerusalem’s policies from the podium of the UN Security Council.

Washington, Jerusalem clash over settlements

The United Nations is expected to intensify Israel’s diplomatic woes on Friday with a special meeting about the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

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Bibi in the States

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is back home from a high-stakes trip to America. The visit put Israel’s most important alliance under a microscope, with so much riding on it. But how much of what he hoped to achieve from the visit will come to pass?

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Obama: Incitement, settlement must end

In his swan song to the United Nations, President Barack Obama urged the Palestinians to end incitement and Israel to end settlement.

UN Road to Terror

UN school students taught to kill Jews

Camera crews visiting United Nations-funded schools for Palestinians have uncovered new evidence that teachers are indoctrinating students with extremism and anti-Semitism.

Greens candidate ‘hurts, insults’ community

Jewish Greens supporters told The AJN this week they were disgusted, dismayed, disappointed and “so upset that talking about it isn’t an option” after Melbourne Ports candidate Stephanie Hodgins-May withdrew from a debate with her Labor and Liberal counterparts, Michael Danby and Owen Guest, to be co-hosted by The AJN and Zionism Victoria.

UN victory for Palestinians

THE United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to upgrade Palestine to a non-member observer state. The vote Thursday was 138 to 9, with 41 countries abstaining. The Palestinians had been