“Hanukkah Miracle” at United Nations

UN Passes Israeli-sponsored Agricultural Development Bill

With 138 states voting yes on resolution, Israeli mission calls vote “Hanukka miracle.”

By Maya Shwayder – Jerusalem Post Correspondent

12/06/2013

“NEW YORK – The UN on Tuesday passed an Israeli-sponsored resolution on “agricultural technology for development,” a bill dedicated to sustainable agricultural advancements for developing countries.

This is the third time in its history at the UN that Israel has passed a resolution by a majority vote.

Calling it a “Hanukka miracle,” the Israeli Mission to the UN announced that a record number of member states – 138 in total – had voted yes on the resolution.”

Read The Jerusalem Post news report.

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But — Historical Obstacles and Enmity Remain at the United Nations.  

“However, the coalition of Arab nations at the United Nations, which holds great sway in the international body, fought tooth-and-nail against the resolution, according sources in the Israeli U.N. mission.”

Read the news report:  U.N. Arab Group Opposes Israeli-Authored Proposal to Help Farmers. 

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