Israel’s former Ambassador to the U.N. Ron Prosor tackles the absurdity of the Palestinian refugee narrative by “exposing” the unmistakably non-refugee lives of nine descendants of Arabs who left Israel in 1948, but who cynically still continue to identify themselves as ‘refugees.’
By Nadav Shragai
A few months ago, researchers Adi Schwartz and Einat Wilf wrote in an article about their book “The War for Return” that children in refugee camps run by the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) could recite by heart their parents’ and grandparents’ stories about leaving Israel during and after the 1948 War of Independence. Continue Reading »
UNRWA was born of sin, and has metastasized into an abomination. The organization perpetuates the Palestinian refugee status to forthcoming generations, prevents any political settlement from being reached by its systematic anti-Israel indoctrination, teaches anti-Semitic incitement, and robs real refugees of potential financial aid.
The problem is UNRWA By Ron Prosor
A doctor trying to find a medicine to treat an illness must, first of all, determine its etiology. One of the main obstacles on the path to resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the U.N. agency founded with the purpose of assisting only Palestinian refugees, and that perpetuates the fantasy of their return. Continue Reading »
At an open UNSC meeting US Envoy for Special Political Affairs David Pressman said, “The idea that the gov’t of Israel, as some have suggested, would be listed on the same page as ISIS, Boko Haram or Syria, is factually & fundamentally wrong.”
The United States strongly condemned countries, diplomats and UN officials seeking to compare Israel with Islamic State in a speech that its envoy to the United Nations gave to the Security Council in New York on Thursday.
Delegates sit for a Security Council meeting at the UN Headquarters in New York. – Photo: REUTERS
“The idea that the government of Israel, as some have suggested, would be listed on the same page as ISIS, Boko Haram or Syria, is factually and fundamentally wrong,” US Ambassador to the UN for Special Political Affairs David Pressman said. Continue Reading »
Israel TV10 reports Iran as having instructed the Hezbollah & Syria to provoke conflict on northern border, as a ploy to increase Iran’s regional influence.
By Israel Hayom Staff & Reuters
Iran has recently increased its pressure on Hezbollah and Syria to carry out attacks on the Israel-Syria and Israel-Lebanon borders, Channel 10 News reported Tuesday.
Israeli military forces move along the Syrian border [Archive] – Photo: Reuters
Syrian Defense Minister Gen. Fahd Jassem al-Freij, who is also deputy commander of the Syrian armed forces, met his Iranian counterpart Hossein Dehghan on Tuesday, in Tehran.
The rare visit was aimed at “strengthening coordination and cooperation between the two armies … especially in the face of terrorism and common challenges in the region,” the state-run Syrian Arab News Agency said. Continue Reading »
Ron Prosor to U.N: Palestinians seek a state without negotiations, without compromise, & without a peace deal; Over 50% of Christians fled both Hamas & PA rule in Gaza AND the West Bank.
By Yoni Hersch
The international community is turning a blind eye to the murder of minorities in the Arab world, Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Ron Prosor said this weekend.
Israeli Ambassador to the U.N. Ron Prosor – Photo: AP
“Last year police in Saudi Arabia stormed a Christian prayer meeting and arrested its entire congregation, including women and children. … In 2013, three Iranian Christians were caught selling Bibles, found guilty of ‘crimes against state security,’ and sentenced to 10 years in prison.”
Prosor said that while minorities were persecuted and slaughtered throughout the region, “there is only one place in the Middle East where minorities have the freedom to practice their faith, to change faiths, or to practice no faith at all — and that is Israel.”
“It’s time for the U.N. Continue Reading »
In an unapologetic speech at the UN, Israeli envoy Ron Prosor tells European countries: “You failed us in the 1940s, in 1973 & you are failing us again today.”
From Israel at the UN:
Usually, during the UN International day of solidarity with the Palestinian People debate, the European Union makes a collective announcement.
This time, Sweden decided to honor us with its presence and hold its own speech.
To the Swedish State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Annika Soder who attended the debate (that results in numerous anti-Israel resolutions) and to the rest of the European nations, Israeli Ambassador to the UN, Ron Prosor, said:
“You, the European nations, never stood beside us, and it is no surprise that you aren’t standing beside us today. Continue Reading »
Jordan, the only Arab nation on the UN Security Council, cited Palestinian worries of “the dangerously escalating tensions” in Jerusalem, as catalyst for seeking to introduce PLO resolution to council.
By MAYA SHWAYDER
NEW YORK — PLO ambassador to the UN Riyad Mansour told the Security Council on Wednesday that, at the request of PA President Mahmoud Abbas, he would present a draft resolution that “contain[s] elements of parameters [of withdrawal] with a time frame to end the occupation.”
A United Nations Security Council meeting at UN headquarters in New York. – Photo: REUTERS
Jordan called the emergency session to discuss the Middle East and the “question of Palestine,” following a letter from the Palestinians addressed to the Security Council and the UN secretary-general, to meet and discuss the plans to build over the Green Line approved by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last week. Continue Reading »
Envoy Ron Prosor speaking at UN General Assembly in New York, urged the int’l community to join Israel in fighting terrorism, but Ban Ki-Moon, condemned ‘senseless cycle of suffering’ in both Gaza & Israel.
By Yitzhak Benhorin
WASHINGTON – Israeli ambassador to the UN Ron Prosor spoke before the General Assembly in New York on Wednesday, telling the represented nations that they could either join Israel in fighting the threat of terrorism or face the same threat on their own doorstep in the near future.
Netanyahu shows Ban pictures of Hamas’ use of civilian areas to launch rockets – Photo: Haim Zach, GPO
“You can take a firm stand against terrorism or stand on the sidelines,” said Prosor. Continue Reading »
Israel’s Foreign Minister slams UN’s moral hypocrisy, says the int’l body should be fighting Hamas’ terror attacks instead of waiting for Israel to do so, then condemn them.
By Tova Dvorin
Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman (Yisrael Beytenu) issued sharp criticism against the United Nations on Wednesday, after Secretary General Ban Ki Moon accused Israel of committing war crimes in Gaza.
Liberman said that before criticizing Israel for unintentional damage to UN facilities during a self-defense operation, UN leaders should ensure that UN facilities will not serve the prime purpose of storing and launching missiles at Israeli civilians – and for incitement, which is strengthening and encouraging terrorism. Continue Reading »
“Both of these countries have the audacity to stand here & accuse Israel of human rights violations… Unbelievable!” Israel’s UN envoy Prosor said, reminding the UN that “one created Hezbollah & the other created al-Qaeda” and both are right now “fighting a proxy war in Syria,” killing thousands.
By Yitzhak Benhorin
The UN Security Council on Thursday rejected another attempt of Arab and Muslim countries to condemn Israel’s military operation in the West Bank to find the abducted Israeli teenagers.
Ambassador Ron Prosor – Photo: YouTube screenshot
A petition from a coalition of Iran, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar was raised during a closed discussion of the UN Security Council. Continue Reading »
Trying to halt the UN’s promotion of antisemitism, Israel’s envoy to the United Nations, Ron Prosor sends his second letter to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, to address the latest example.
By Israel and Stuff
Below is the second letter addressed to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the subject of UN’s official propagation of myths, revisionist history, and antisemitism.
At the UNITED NATIONS — Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations Ron Prosor – Photo: Shahar Azran
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‘We’re going all out to win’ reported Israel’s UN Ambassador Prosor, but other UN diplomats admit it won’t be easy in wake of strong anti-Israel bloc.
Israel said on Thursday it plans to run for a rotating seat on the UN Security Council for the first time ever for 2019-2020, although UN diplomats said it will not be easy for the Jewish state to win.
Ron Prosor – Photo: AP
“We’re going all out to win,” Israel’s UN Ambassador Ron Prosor told Reuters. “It’s about time.”
Winning a Security Council seat requires a two-thirds majority in the 193-nation General Assembly. Continue Reading »