Seventy years ago today, the historic event led to spontaneous outbursts of joy, as one eyewitness recalls
Israel’s envoy to the UN makes history as he will chair the UN’s Sixth Committee, which interprets legal questions in the General Assembly
Plus U.S. may put Syria’s chemical weapons on a barge, and more in the news
Plus ‘Long Skirt Long Life’ signs spotted in Brooklyn, and more in the news
Declaring Zionism to be racism and other exciting exploits over the years
As Washington looks for a diplomatic solution with Iran, Israel’s American-born interlocutor translates for Jerusalem
The Scroll breaks down Obama’s speech today at the General Assembly
Plus a decade of trying to halt Iran’s nuclear program, and more in the news
As the annual General Assembly opens this week, Ron Prosor deploys wit as a stealth diplomatic weapon
Avoiding the U.N. circus would have sent a stronger message about the gravity of the Iranian threat
Plus Pamela Geller’s ‘Savage’ ads are getting defaced in NYC subways
Susan Rice stands up for the United Nations
Plus Iran not giving up program, and more in the news
Plus all is well in the Sinai!, Dylan the master thief, and more
By asking the United Nations to fulfill their national aspirations, the Palestinians are following a script Israel’s founders wrote in the 1940s
Move will prompt U.S. veto. And what else?
Peace process breakdown weakens the U.S.
What happens if Israeli diplomats must work on the High Holiday?
In addition to Unorthodox, the world’s No. 1 Jewish podcast, and Take One, our daily Talmud meditation, we’re hard at work on exciting new Jewish audio series.