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Queens Museum reinstates event to mark 1947 UN vote on Israel

Angry over the cancellation made under Palestinian pressure to ‘boycott’ Israel, calls for the ouster of the museum’s director led to the returned agreement to host an event marking the 70th anniversary since the United Nations approved Israel’s establishment.

By the Associated Press


Israel and a New York City museum have made peace after an event marking the 70th anniversary of the nation’s founding was canceled, then placed back on the schedule.

Danny Danon – Photo: UN

Statements from the Israeli ambassador to the United Nations and the Queens Museum both say a ceremony will be held as planned November 29. Continue Reading »