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Danon to UN: There are no ‘two sides’ concerning Gaza
“There is Hamas that attacks and fires over 460 missiles at civilians, and there is Israel that protects its people,” said Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon. “The Security Council must condemn Hamas for its aggressive assault and finally designate it as a terrorist organization.”
After B’Tselem, Bolivia promotes another controversial event at UN Security Council
“The circus of Bolivian hypocrisy continues,” said Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon. “Bolivia tramples women’s rights and invites the head of an anti-Israel group to speak at the U.N., all while talking about women’s rights and peace.”
Jonathan S. Tobin
The problem with B’Tselem
A group that aligns itself with Israel’s enemies and against the Jewish state’s security has nothing to do with peace.
Danon: ‘Abbas has led his people down a path of self-destruction and misery’
Displaying a Palestinian Authority textbook for the current year, Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon said “this is Abbas’s culture of hate—right in front of you. This is the reason Palestinian schoolchildren learn that it is better to kill a Jew than keep a job.”
Joining the campaign of lies
Our enemies will turn the Security Council meeting, which is supposed to discuss the “Middle East,” into a debate against Israeli soldiers.
Danon denounces UNESCO’s latest anti-Israel decisions
Israel slammed the PX Commission of the Executive Board of UNESCO as it adopted resolutions titled “Occupied Palestine,” which declared the tombs of Jewish ancestors integral parts of “Occupied Palestinian territory.”
UN exhibit in New York shows fire damage in Israel from incendiary kites and balloons
The exhibit contains before and after photos of nature reserves, fields and agricultural lands before and after being attacked by Gazans who have launched hundreds of flying arson weapons into Israel.
Haley: UN makes ‘morally bankrupt judgement’ after passing resolution against Israel
The resolution, proposed by Algeria and Turkey, was passed with 120 “yes” votes to eight “no” votes, and 45 abstentions. It condemned Israel for using “excessive force” against the Palestinians during the recent violence in the Gaza Strip. A U.S. amendment condemning Hamas was rejected.
US calls for UN Security Council emergency meeting on rockets fired from Gaza
“The Palestinian leadership needs to be held accountable for what they’re allowing to happen in Gaza,” said U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, noting that mortars are being fired at “civilian infrastructure, including a kindergarten.”
Israel to end its bid for seat on UN Security Council
“After consulting with our partners, including our good friends, the State of Israel has decided to postpone its candidacy for a seat on the Security Council,” according to a statement from Israel’s Permanent Mission to the U.N.
UN ambassadors visit Auschwitz on Holocaust Remembrance Day
“As we witness an increase in anti-Semitism around the world and dangerous attempts to rewrite history, now more than ever we must ensure that the memories of the survivors pass on to the next generation,” said Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon.
Israeli-run model Passover Seder at UN draws 60 envoys
"While we are preparing to celebrate the Festival of Freedom and the struggle of the ancient Jews against bondage and slavery, the Iranian regime continues to threaten Israel and to spread terror throughout the Middle East,” said Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon.
At Mar-a-Lago, Christians and Jews celebrate Israel, unity and a strong partnership
Hundreds of supporters of the Jewish state gather to note 70 years of progress in all aspects of the nation at a gala evening hosted by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews. While Trump could not be there, a number of dignitaries addressed the crowd.
Palestinian Authority applies for entry into eight international treaties at UN
P.A. leader Mahmoud Abbas has vowed to apply to 22 international treaties, including 18 of the United Nations in December 2017, following the official recognition by U.S. President Donald Trump of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Israeli officials praise Trump’s selection of John Bolton as new national security advisor
Bolton, who has served in various high-level capacities in the last three Republican administrations, including as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations under President George W. Bush, has advocated a strong stance against North Korea and Iran, and has publicly expressed pro-Israel positions on numerous occasions.