After UNESCO vote, Israel cuts another $1m. from UN budget

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a reception for foreign diplomats in Israel marking Israel's 69th Independence Day, at the President's Residence in Jerusalem, May 2, 2017. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a reception for foreign diplomats in Israel marking Israel’s 69th Independence Day, at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem, May 2, 2017. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Jerusalem now to pay only $2.7m out of a required $11.7m, but officials unconcerned Israel could lose right to vote at UN bodies

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UNESCO adopts another resolution ignoring Jewish link to Temple Mount

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee voting on a resolution ignoring Jewish and Christian ties to Jerusalem's Old City in Paris, October 26, 2016 (screen shot UNESCO website)

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee voting on a resolution ignoring Jewish and Christian ties to Jerusalem’s Old City in Paris, October 26, 2016 (screen shot UNESCO website)

In secret ballot, cultural body’s World Heritage Committee approves text using only the site’s Muslim name; 10 states vote in favor, 2 oppose, 8 abstain

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Ahead of new vote, UNESCO chief vows to combat ‘distorted visions’ of history

The chief of the UN's education and culture agency, Irina Bokova of Bulgaria, August 21, 2015. (AP/Raad Adayleh)

The chief of the UN’s education and culture agency, Irina Bokova of Bulgaria, August 21, 2015. (AP/Raad Adayleh)

In letter to education minister, who severed ties with UN agency over Jerusalem resolution, Irina Bokova says she’ll fight denial of Israel’s right to exist

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Italian PM calls UNESCO vote ‘unacceptable and wrong’

File: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks with Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi during the opening ceremony of the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Le Bourget, outside Paris, on November 30, 2015. (Thibault Camus/AFP)

File: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks with Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi during the opening ceremony of the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Le Bourget, outside Paris, on November 30, 2015. (Thibault Camus/AFP)

Matteo Renzi says his envoy abstained in line with other EU countries, but intimates Rome may break European unity in future votes

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Israel’s antiquities chief compares UNESCO to Islamic State

A March 31, 2016 picture shows the remains of the Temple of Bel's "Cella" in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, which was blown up by Islamic State jihadists. (AFP/Joseph Eid)

A March 31, 2016 picture shows the remains of the Temple of Bel’s “Cella” in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, which was blown up by Islamic State jihadists. (AFP/Joseph Eid)

UN cultural body’s resolution on Jerusalem akin to jihadist group’s destruction of Palmyra, says Yisrael Hasson

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UNESCO’s executive board adopts Jerusalem resolution

Tisha B'Av prayers at the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem, August 13, 2016. (Yaakov Lederman/Flash90)

Tisha B’Av prayers at the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem, August 13, 2016. (Yaakov Lederman/Flash90)

Despite last-ditch Israeli efforts, motion ignoring Jewish and Christian historical ties to holy sites is ratified by cultural body

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Netanyahu leads angry denunciations of ‘absurd’ UNESCO decision

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City, a day after the Israeli general elections, March 18, 2015. (Photo credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City, a day after the Israeli general elections, March 18, 2015. (Photo credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

UN body’s motion ignoring Jewish link to Temple Mount draws scorn from across Israeli political spectrum, including charges of anti-Semitism

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UNESCO to vote on text describing Temple Mt, Western Wall as Muslim holy sites

An aerial view of the Temple Mount as seen on March 1, 2013. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

An aerial view of the Temple Mount as seen on March 1, 2013. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

In letter ahead of debate, US legislators urge agency to reject resolution, slam ‘obsessive hostility towards Israel’

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