by Adam Kredo
A controversial United Nations body that granted Palestine member status has falsely claimed that Israel is intentionally destroying holy sites in Jerusalem, prompting complaints from the United States, the Israeli government, and American Jewish groups.
The U.N.’s Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, otherwise known as UNESCO, issued the report last weekend just days before Secretary of State John Kerry made his fifth trip to Israel...
“If they [the Palestinians] really had any intention of coming to the table without preconditions to discuss the issues that separate Israelis and Palestinians they wouldn’t be resorting in the middle of this effort to business as usual,” Daniel Mariaschin, executive vice president of B’nai B’rith International (BBI), told the Washington Free Beacon.
BBI, a world aid organization, has had observers stationed at the United Nations for decades and has closely tracked the Palestinian’s abuse of the world body.
BBI petitioned UNESCO to explain why it permitted the latest resolution, but has yet to receive a response...more.
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