Israel: Iran’s Raisi ‘continues to fool international community’

September 23, 2021 by  
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Iran’s new President Ebrahim Raisi “continues to fool the international community,” Israel warned, calling on the international community to condemn the Iranian regime following Raisi’s address at the United Nations. Read more

The hate-fest that is Durban rears its ugly head again

September 16, 2021 by  
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Next week, the United Nations is set to reinforce infamy. In the wings of the U.N. General Assembly meeting in New York, it is to hold a 20th anniversary summit of its so-called World Conference against Racism that took place in Durban, South Africa, four days before the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Read more

Following release of Hezbollah terrorists who fired rockets at Israel, Israeli envoy demands UNSC denounce Lebanese government

August 15, 2021 by  
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Following the rocket attack from Lebanon into Israel last week, and following the quick release of the four Hezbollah terrorists who were responsible for shooting the rockets by the Deputy Attorney General of the Lebanese Government, Israel’s Ambassador to the US and the United Nations Gilad Erdan blasted the decision in a letter to the UN Secretary-General António Guterres and the Security Council. Read more

Israeli Envoy Rejects UN Secretary-General’s ‘Moral Equivalency’ Between Israel and Hezbollah

August 9, 2021 by  
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Israeli Ambassador to the US and United Nations Gilad Erdan did not mince words when he rejected UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’s statements on the recent Hezbollah attack on Israel’s north, in which he called on “all parties” for restraint. Read more

UN discrimination against Jews traps Unilever and J Street

July 26, 2021 by  
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The United Nations (UN) false designation of Judea, Samaria and East Jerusalem as the “Occupied Palestinian Territories” (OPT) has seen the sorry spectacle this week of: Read more

Australia’s Mitch Fifield joins other ambassador to the UN in meeting President Rivlin

June 30, 2021 by  
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President Reuven Rivlin has met with a delegation of ambassadors from around the world to the United Nations including Australia’s Ambassador Mitch Fifield. Read more

UN should start focusing on the Jordan-Israel two-state solution

June 28, 2021 by  
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United Nations Secretary-General – Antonio Guterres – was at it again this week repeating the failed decades-old UN mantra supposed to end the 100-years-old Jewish-Arab conflict: Read more

Blinken blunders and other balagan

June 4, 2021 by  
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For those uninitiated in the nuances of modern Israeli discourse, balagan loosely translated means chaos or fiasco. Read more

UN rebukes Hamas for bombing its aid for Gaza

May 19, 2021 by  
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Hamas’ mortar attacks on the crossings from Israel into the Gaza Strip while humanitarian supplies and personnel were being brought into Gaza are “unacceptable” and are “preventing vital humanitarian supplies from entering the Strip,” said Lynn Hastings, the UN’s Humanitarian Coordinator in Palestine. Read more

Hillel Neuer ‘not surprised’ by Biden’s return to UNHRC, but sees chance to hold abusers to account

February 18, 2021 by  
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Hillel Neuer, executive director of UN Watch—a Swiss-based NGO that monitors the actions of the United Nations—has drawn praise for his fearless rebukes of dictatorial regimes who single out Israel criticisms, while ignoring human-rights violations elsewhere. Read more

Australia commended for UN vote

December 3, 2020 by  
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The Zionist Federation of Australia has commended the Australian Government for maintaining its principled voting record in the United Nations. Read more

Narishkeit

November 27, 2020 by  
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Yiddish is a most expressive language which often defies perfect translation into English as well as conveying its emotional intent. Read more

UN secretary-general to Security Council: Israeli sovereignty ‘calamitous’ for the region

June 25, 2020 by  
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In a report to the United Nations Security Council, U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres urged Israel to drop plans to extend sovereignty to parts of Judea and Samaria, saying it would be a “most serious violation of international law.” Read more

UN envoy to Palestinians: ‘Do not lose sight of goal of free Palestinian state’

June 25, 2020 by  
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U.N. Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolai Mladenov told a mass gathering in the Palestinian Authority on Monday “never to give up” their aspirations for statehood. Read more

New Zealand joins bullies at UN again and supports online incitement

November 17, 2019 by  
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The United Nations just passed eight resolutions against Israel and zero against any other country. New Zealand participated in this bullying again, voting for seven and abstaining on one. Read more

Trump exposes United Nations as world’s epicentre for Jew-hatred

April 4, 2019 by  
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President Trump’s Proclamation recognising Israel’s sovereignty in the Golan Heights – and the condemnation issued by the United Nations Security Council in response – has exposed the United Nations (UN) as the world’s epicentre for rabid Jew-hatred. Read more

Danon at UN on Holocaust remembrance: ‘Apathy is the enemy of humanity’

January 29, 2019 by  
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Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Ambassador Danny Danon warned the world body on Monday morning in commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day about the rise of anti-Semitism the need to fight it. Read more

Trump must enjoin UN to condemn Hizballah, UNIFIL and Hamas

December 25, 2018 by  
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President Trump should urgently enjoin the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to condemn Hizballah and the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) following Israel’s discovery of four tunnels dug from Lebanon into Israel…writes David Singer. Read more

United Nations condemns the use of human shields

June 29, 2018 by  
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World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder has praised the United Nations vote condemning the use of human shields as an “important” step that “will help bring security and stability” to the Middle East. Read more

Abbas set to address Security Council to ask for full UN membership

February 3, 2018 by  
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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is scheduled to address the United Nations Security Council later this month amid growing tensions with the United States. Read more

Australia joins UN Human Rights Council

January 3, 2018 by  
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Australia has taken up our seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council, the world’s peak body responsible for human rights. Read more

128 countries reject Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem

December 22, 2017 by  
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128 members voted in the United Nations general assembly to reject Donald Trump’s move to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital ignoring American threats to remember those voted against Washington. Read more

Palestinians bringing Jerusalem measure vetoed by US to UN General Assembly

December 21, 2017 by  
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Following Monday’s U.S. veto of a United Nations Security Council resolution that called for the withdrawal of President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the Palestinians will initiate a vote on the same measure in the U.N. General Assembly today [Friday AEDT/NZDT]. Read more

Shameful…writes Michael Kuttner

December 8, 2017 by  
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On 31 October at Beersheba I listened to endless platitudes, mutual back slapping and great sounding sentiments from the Prime Ministers of Australia and Israel and the Governor General of New Zealand. Read more

UN passes wave of anti-Israel resolutions, disavows Israeli ties to Jerusalem

December 3, 2017 by  
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The United Nations General Assembly passed six anti-Israel resolutions on Thursday, including a measure disavowing Israeli ties to Jerusalem and its holy sites….Australia abstained, New Zealand voted for the motions. Read more

Diplomatic freeze between New Zealand and Israel seen as a “blemish” on World Stage

December 1, 2017 by  
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The diplomatic freeze between New Zealand and Israel is being labeled a “blemish” on New Zealand’s reputation internationally. Read more

Anniversary season…writes Ron Weiser

November 30, 2017 by  
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The anniversaries continue. And more than a few involve Australia, and in a significant way. Read more

Australia elected to U.N. Human Rights Council

October 17, 2017 by  
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Australia was elected overnight by a majority of United Nations member states to serve a three-year term on the Human Rights Council, the world’s peak body for promoting and protecting human rights. Read more

WJC cautiously optimistic on UN postponement

October 14, 2017 by  
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President of the World Jewish Congress Ronald S. Lauder said he is “cautiously optimistic” regarding UNESCO’s postponement of resolutions dealing with Israel and, in particular, Jerusalem. Read more

WJC CEO slams U.N. report branding Israel an apartheid state

March 17, 2017 by  
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The CEO of the World Jewish Congress has called the publication of a UN report which brands Israel a racist apartheid state “a sad attempt to reinstate the infamous 1975 UN resolution that considered Zionism as a form of racism and racial discrimination.” Read more

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