April 22, 2009 4:35pm
The United Nations has pulled credentials from a number of Jewish activists who disrupted a speech by the Iranian president at the Durban Review Conference.
April 22, 2009 4:23am
GENEVA (JTA) — Durban II reached its conclusion, it seemed, three days early. A day after Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s tirade against Israel triggered a walkout by the European delegation and generated headlines around the world, diplomats at the U.N. forum scrambled to ratify the conference’s final document on Tuesday — three days before the…
April 22, 2009 12:38am
A day after Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s tirade against Israel triggered a walkout by the European delegation and generated headlines around the world, diplomats at the U.N. forum pulled an end run by ratifying the conference’s final document three days before the parley’s close.
April 21, 2009 8:34pm
The Durban final outcome document was adopted three days early.
April 20, 2009 7:22pm
European diplomats walked out of a session of the Durban II conference when Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called on the world to unite against Israel.
April 19, 2009 11:24pm
On the eve of a major U.N. anti-racism conference, pro-Palestinian activists brainstorming on how to advance the so-called “Durban strategy” advocated taking Israel to court.
April 6, 2009 10:49pm
Eight years ago, at the first U.N. World Conference Against Racism in South Africa, pro-Israel activists endured a week of hate-filled insults. At a follow-up conference in Geneva later this month, they are vowing to do better.
March 31, 2009 7:58pm
Time and again, the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian refugees has acted far from nonpartisan, Michael Jordan writes. Thus, pro-Israel advocates say, as the main witness in a wider probe of alleged violations of international law during the recent Gaza war, it would taint the proceedings.
January 26, 2009 11:20pm
Michael J. Jordan encounters a dilemma about his third child, born in an Austrian hospital: Should she be registered as a Jew?
December 22, 2008 10:17pm
In Karaganda, the painful memories of the infamous Soviet gulag here are part and parcel of the identity of the Jews who live in the city.