Earlier this week, the U.N.’s cultural body, UNESCO, passed another resolution denying any Jewish ties to the city of Jerusalem, which Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called "absurd.”
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On Monday, the nation of Israel paused to observe Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. For two minutes, the sirens sounded and traffic stopped as Israelis remembered the six million Jews exterminated by Hitler’s Nazi regime.
A British student studying in Israel as part of a student exchange program was stabbed to death last weekend in Jerusalem by a Palestinian terrorist while riding the light rail.
A series of terror attacks on Palm Sunday against Egypt’s Coptic Christian community have left at least 45 people dead. ISIS is claiming responsibility.
After a suspected gas attack killed at least 72 in northern Syria this week, both Israel and the U.S. have called for immediate action from the U.N. Security Council.