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2013-08-22 12:26:37

NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's surprising statement that, "No, I don't think there is discrimination against Israel at the UN," AJC Executive Director David Harris issued the following response: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) Respectfully, Mr. Secretary-General, there is discrimination against Israel at the UN, and it is not new, either. For starters: -- Israel is the only UN member state...

2013-06-06 16:24:18

TEL AVIV, Israel, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The OneVoice Movement's role in advocating for a two-state solution and an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues with its support for a meeting between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Deputy Speaker of the Knesset and Chair of the Caucus for Ending the Israeli-Arab Conflict, MK Hilik Bar. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120428/DC96873LOGO-b ) In his letter to Secretary Kerry, MK Bar issued an invitation...

2013-01-31 12:25:09

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy Award®-nominated documentary feature 5 BROKEN CAMERAS, co-directed by Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi, returns to theaters in select cities by popular demand. The film is also available on DVD, Netflix, iTunes, Hulu, Amazon and VOD outlets making it the most widely available of all the films nominated in the Documentary Feature category of the 85th Academy Awards®. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2013-01-25 23:01:08

Israel Today, the first comprehensive Israel News gathering app, highlights post-election coverage. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 Israel Today, Hand-Picked News and Analysis (v2.5), notes early signs of contentiousness in the political arena despite the close of the election. Partisan sparks flew at the conclusion of Israel´s election on Tuesday, where the Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was elected for the third term. Now that the elections are over, the question arises:...

2013-01-04 12:22:43

NEW YORK, Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has ongoing concerns about the pan-Arab satellite network Al Jazeera, which it says has "a troubling record" of providing a platform to all manner of virulent anti-Israel and even anti-Semitic extremists and of serving as a propaganda tool against the State of Israel, particularly in its Arabic-language broadcasts. While it is true that Al Jazeera has toned down its anti-Israel propaganda in the network's...

2012-08-28 14:21:42

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The #J14 movement joined OneVoice Israel on Tuesday in Tel Aviv to draw for the first time the inextricable link between calls for social justice and demands for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120828/DC64579 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120428/DC96873LOGO-b ) Hundreds congregated in Rothschild Boulevard around a massive ice wall, symbolizing the "freeze" in peace...

2012-03-26 14:20:54

NEW YORK, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Jewish Congress condemned the adoption by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) last week of five anti-Israel resolutions that undermine the chances of direct negotiations and a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians. In doing so, the UNHRC has diminished United Nations efforts at getting the talks back on track, a stated goal of the Quartet, of which the UN is a member. Among the deleterious resolutions is...

2012-01-11 13:56:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As talks in Amman, Jordan continue, Christians for Fair Witness on the Middle East ("Fair Witness") urges Israel and the Palestinian Authority to summon historic political courage and take the steps that are necessary to return to direct peace talks and the successful negotiation of a final status peace agreement. On the Israeli side this would include freezing settlement construction on the West Bank. "The status quo is not neutral,"...

2011-09-19 07:02:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, September 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of the upcoming Palestinian agenda in the UN assembly tomorrow, with the unilateral declaration of an independent Palestinian state rapidly approaching, Dr. Moshe N. Schwarzberg is pleased to introduce his recently-published booklet titled :THE RIGHTS OF THE HEBREW NATION IN ISRAEL/PALESTINE [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fn4Xo-yQZM ] - Evidence Based Arguments Watch:...

2011-09-05 10:07:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC expressed support for the Israeli government's move today to begin demolishing homes in the illegal West Bank settlement Migron. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "To his credit, Prime Minister Netanyahu is doing exactly what he should be doing in a country that cherishes the rule of law -- carrying out the Israeli Supreme Court decision that Migron is illegal and must be dismantled," said AJC Executive...