This UNESCO resolution, said Opposition leader Yizthak Herzog, “an anti-Semitic and anti-Israel disgrace that distorts the history of the Jewish people and their unshakable connection to their capital, Jerusalem …will find itself in the garbage can of history, just like the accusation that Zionism is racism.”
By Gary Willig
Israeli leaders from across the political spectrum slammed the UNESCO vote to deny Israel’s right to sovereignty over its capital city of Jerusalem Tuesday.
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said that fewer nations supported Tuesday’s resolution than had supported similar anti-Israel UNESCO resolutions last year.
“Over the last two days I’ve had numerous conversations with various heads of state and foreign ministers about the absurd vote at the UN. Continue Reading »