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  • U.N. pulls badges from Jewish NGOs

    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.

  • Diplomats make end run with early ratification of final Durban document

    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…

  • Diplomats make end run with early ratification of final Durban document

    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.

  • Durban II delegates adopt final outcome paper

    The Durban final outcome document was adopted three days early.

  • Ahmadinejad accuses Israel of genocide, Europeans walk out

    European diplomats walked out of a session of the Durban II conference when Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called on the world to unite against Israel.

  • Pro-Palestinian activists strategize in Geneva

    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.

  • Pro-Israel activists set to do battle at Durban II

    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.

  • OP-ED: UNRWA far from neutral

    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.

  • In Austria, an Israelite is born — or not

    Michael J. Jordan encounters a dilemma about his third child, born in an Austrian hospital: Should she be registered as a Jew?

  • Jewish life flourishes where Kazakh gulag once stood

    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.