Gilad Erdan staged a protest on the floor of the General Assembly during a speech by Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi.
The construction is “not an impediment to peace,” Erdan tells the Security Council.
The Israeli ambassador to the United Nations responded to the congresswoman’s tweet accusing Israel of “ethnic cleansing.”
“This charade is a performance of lies,” the Israeli ambassador tells his Palestinian counterpart.
Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations said he was “overjoyed” when he heard that the U.N. Security Council was holding an emergency meeting Thursday over the “quiet, orderly, uneventful” visit of an Israeli government minister to Jerusalem’s Temple Mount. “I figured that if this important body is meeting to discuss such a trivial matter, then […]
Trucks carrying signs arrived at the U.N. headquarters and showed those entering the building pictures of Jewish refugees being expelled from Arab countries and Iran, along with a demand to stop erasing Jewish history.
The U.N. Human Rights Council elected China, Russia, Pakistan and Cuba to fill 15 vacant seats on the council.
The already-tense situation on the Temple Mount came within a hair’s-breadth of exploding into a full-blown religious war on Tuesday when a Palestinian threw a firebomb at a police post.
Adviser to Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas: “There is suspicious and dangerous coordination … both Israel and Hamas incite against the president [Abbas] morning and night … and want to assassinate him.”
Just a few days before the start of Hanukkah, Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan delivered remarks that would have made the Maccabees proud.