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2011-12-15 15:19:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC today called on three Protestant churches to disassociate their organizations from the Bethlehem Call, a Palestinian document which appears on the churches' websites and endorses efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "By embracing positions which actively undermine the peace process, our American Christian interlocutors set themselves apart from those who genuinely are...

2011-12-01 10:47:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maen Rashid Areikat, chief representative of the Delegation of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) to the United States, will speak at a National Press Club Newsmaker at noon Tuesday, Dec. 6. He plans to discuss Palestinian efforts at the United Nations, recent reconciliation talks between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas, and prospects for the Palestinian-Israeli peace process under the current climate. The Newsmaker...

2011-10-13 19:42:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a Jew restricted from purchasing property in Ethiopia, MK Shlomo Molla (Kadima) spoke on Thursday at OneVoice's New York headquarters not only about his support for Palestinian statehood, but his compassion for Palestinian suffering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110117/DC31246LOGO-b) MK Molla, the first Ethiopian Deputy Speaker of the Knesset, addressed the Israeli-Palestinian conflict head-on to an active audience of...

2011-10-05 11:56:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC expresses its disappointment with today's decision by the UNESCO Executive Board to recommend that Palestine be admitted as a full member of the UN agency. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) The UNESCO Executive Board is comprised of 58 members, of whom 40 voted in favor of the draft resolution, 14 abstained and four voted against. The matter will now be referred to the UNESCO General Conference, which will...

2011-09-28 14:37:00

Cong. Tom Price (GA), Gov. Mike Huckabee and Amb. John Bolton Warn of Growing Support for Slashing U.S. Funding to the United Nations NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mike Huckabee and John Bolton are among leading political figures calling for significant U.S. push-back against the Palestinian request for full United Nations membership, which goes before the UN Security Council today. They and other top-name commentators are part of a growing overall chorus signaling...

2011-09-22 18:37:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Top Israeli cultural figures participated in OneVoice Israel's event outside Tel Aviv's Independence Hall on Thursday to encourage a bold Israeli response beyond this week's anticipated UN showdown. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110922/DC73885) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110117/DC31246LOGO-b) Hundreds crowded Rothschild Boulevard to hear several Israel Prize laureates, including Joseph Aggasi, Yehuda...

2011-09-21 17:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Palestinian bid to have the United Nations back a unilateral declaration of independence aims directly to sweep Israel away, Alan Dershowitz warns. The prominent Harvard law professor and political commentator made the claim during a Media Conference Call hosted by the Hudson Institute and Touro College. Dershowitz said Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who will go before the UN General Assembly Friday to appeal for support for the...

2011-09-19 10:37:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), today called on President Obama to follow through on the U.S. promise to veto any resolution granting the Palestinian Authority statehood at the United Nations Security Council. "This push to recognize the Palestinian Authority as a sovereign state not only violates international law and the United Nation's own charter, but represents a grave danger for...

2011-09-09 16:09:00

NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, Sept. 9,2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In advance of a critical move at the United Nations later this month which will have serious repercussions for Israel and the entire Middle East region, the International Council of Jewish Parliamentarians (ICJP) - a partner organization of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) - met this week with officials in New York City and in Washington D.C. to address the upcoming United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). At the top of the...

2011-09-08 18:04:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- OneVoice Palestine's youth activists unveiled their ambitious online and on the ground campaign on Thursday in support of the fast-approaching Palestinian bid for statehood at the United Nations. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110908/DC65373) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110117/DC31246LOGO-b) OneVoice Palestine launched a campaign, entitled "We have a homeland, we want a state," in partnership with Wattan TV...