Wednesday, July 13, 2016


UN, united nations, Jerusalem, UNESCO, archeology, According to Israel National News:
Foreign Min. blasts 'offensive' UNESCO Temple Mount resolution
Foreign Ministry Director General ridicules UNESCO resolution nixing Jewish connection to Temple Mount, describing it as 'Muslim holy site'

Dore Gold, Director General of Israel's Foreign Ministry, blasted a draft resolution being considered by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization committee (UNESCO) recognizing the Old City of Jerusalem's unique place in history - as a "Muslim site". In a letter publicized on Monday, a day ahead of the UNESCO vote on the Jerusalem resolution, Gold ridiculed the document as "a completely one-sided draft" that "deliberately ignores the historical connection between the Jewish people and their ancient capital". -more

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