Jerry Finkelstein in 1963(NYDN)

• The United Nations General Assembly delivered the widely expected vote to elevate Palestine to non-member observer status. [Haaretz]

• The text of Israeli ambassador to the United Nations Ron Prosor’s speech against the initiative on the floor of the United Nations. [Algeminer]

• Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ speech to the United Nations ahead of the vote earlier today. [Times of Israel]

• One-of-a-kind New York Democratic powerbroker Jerry Finkelstein died yesterday at age 96. [NYT]

• A Jewish woman was reportedly murdered in Iran after trying to take a case against a mosque to court following a property dispute. [Times of Israel]