(Worthy News) - UNESCO's executive board formally adopted a controversial resolution Tuesday morning which Israel has said denies the deep historic Jewish connection to holy sites in Jerusalem -- and that has angered Israel's government and many Jews around the world.
The board approved the measure in its morning session at Paris-based UNESCO with a majority of its members, as required, voting for the adoption.
The resolution is not expected to have direct impact on Jerusalem itself, but it deepened tensions within UNESCO, which is also facing a diplomatic dispute between Japan and China that threatens funding. [ Source ]
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