A UN human rights watchdog on Thursday urged Israel to respect the rights of Palestinians, and demanded the country probe violations committed during repeated assaults on Gaza. With tensions soaring in East Jerusalem, and months of almost daily clashes, the UN Human Rights Committee published conclusions Thursday from its review earlier this month of Israel's human rights record. The committee …

UN watchdog slams Israel abuses, demands Gaza war probe

A Knesset committee for the second time has approved a bill allowing local rabbis to oversee conversions to Judaism in Israel. The Constitution, Law and Justice Committee on Monday advanced the measure by a vote of 6 to 5.

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Knesset Committee OK’s Local Rabbis for Rite lily padula Published October 27, 2014. A Knesset committee has for the second time approved a bill allowing local rabbis to oversee conversions to Judaism in Israel

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An Israeli government panel that recommended higher royalties on the country’s natural resource companies in May will adjust its final proposal this week to avoid hurting investment, a member of the committee said.

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Mr Chairman, Malaysia thank you for convening this timely Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Committee on Palestine, on the sidelines of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

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Anifah's statement at NAM ministerial meeting

KUALA LUMPUR: In order to hold Israel accountable for its actions in Gaza, the Committee on Palestine should intensify efforts to seek justice through the various United Nations mechanism. Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman said the Committee should take this initiative as justice for Palestine was needed and must be done via the Security Council and the Human Rights Council. “It is …

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Opening the meeting of the Ad-hoc Liaison Committee in New York, Norwegian Foreign Minister Brende said Palestine is in a critical phase, and that the coming months will be decisive for both political and economic developments.

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Nominating committee recommends nominees for east bank, west bank levee authorities Jay Lapeyre, chairman of a committee that selects nominees for the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East and West, explains how the committee voted to recommend G. Paul Kemp be… By: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

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Construction hard hats left on metal building poles on the roof of a new multi-storey building in the sprawling Jewish settlement of Beitar Illit, in the West Bank, after the Palestinian workers left for the day yesterday. The US and European states have protested to Israel over its plan to appropriate 1,000 acres of land belonging to Palestinian villages in the Gush Etzion area, and declare that state lands.

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B'nai B'rith Int'l Jean Paul Laborde Meet Uruguay's VP Danilo Astori (Spanish) English: Jean Paul Laborde, Director of Anit-Terrorism Committee of the UN and Allan Jacobs, World President of B'nai B'rith, met with Vice President Danilo … By: B'nai B'rith

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B’nai B’rith Int’l & Jean Paul Laborde Meet Uruguay’s VP Danilo Astori (Spanish) – Video