Cultures

December 29, 2017 - 3:12 pm
PARIS (AP) — UNESCO chief Audrey Azoulay says she has received Israel's official letter announcing its exit from the U.N. cultural body. Israel previously said it intended to leave the Paris-based agency, citing "systematic attacks on the Jewish state." Azoulay said in a statement on Friday she...
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December 22, 2017 - 2:03 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has announced it is leaving UNESCO citing the U.N. cultural agency's "systematic attacks" on the Jewish state. Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said Friday that the decision was based on the organization's "attempts to disconnect Jewish history from the land of...
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This photo shows gravestones at the Jewish Cemetery on Okopowa Street in Warsaw, Poland, Friday Dec. 22, 2017. The Polish government is donating 100 million zlotys (US$ 28 million) to preserve the cemetery. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
December 22, 2017 - 1:43 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government has donated 100 million zlotys ($28 million) to restore and protect a major Jewish cemetery in Warsaw, one of the country's largest public contributions toward preserving the Jewish culture nearly wiped out in the Holocaust. The Okopowa Street Jewish...
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December 22, 2017 - 1:41 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has announced it is leaving UNESCO citing the U.N. cultural agency's "systematic attacks" on the Jewish state. Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said Friday that the decision was based on the organization's "attempts to disconnect Jewish history from the land of...
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December 22, 2017 - 1:39 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has announced it is leaving UNESCO citing the U.N. cultural agency's "systematic attacks" on the Jewish state. Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said Friday that the decision was based on the organization's "attempts to disconnect Jewish history from the land of...
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