In the wake of the United States' and Israel's decisions to withdraw from UNESCO, two American legislators introduced a measure based on “the deep historical connection between the Jewish people and the city of Jerusalem.”
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By withdrawing from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), America sent a message that it will no longer tolerate anti-Semitism from international bodies.
PM Netanyahu says the American leader is giving the Middle East and the world a chance to fix the nuclear agreement.
As the U.N. body, which historically takes a stance against the Jewish state, struggles with regional rivalries and a lack of funds, it faces the loss of its greatest - and most pro-Israel - member.
Israeli intelligence alerted their American allies of Russian hackers' theft of classified information.