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Israel Has Wish List for U.N.‘s 60th


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/israel_has_wish_list_for_uns_60th_20050624

As the United Nations prepares to celebrate the 60th anniversary of its founding in San Francisco, the occasion is bittersweet for Jewish observers. It was the United Nations that sanctioned the State of Israel's birth in 1948, but it gave the Jewish state the status of an ugly stepchild -- constantly singling out Israel for condemnation and excluding Israel, alone among U.N. member states, from full membership in the regional groupings that apportion key positions at the world body. That said, Israel recently has made strides at the United Nations.

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