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Following UNESCO Hebron Decision: PM Netanyahu Decides to Cut Israel’s UN dues by an additional $1 million and to use funds to bolster Jewish heritage projects in Hebron and Kiryat Arba
Following the resolution passed by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee regarding the Ma’aras HaMachpelah, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Friday 13 Tammuz, decided to cut an additional $1 million from the membership funds that Israel pays to the UN and to transfer it to the establishment of “The Museum of the Heritage of the Jewish People in Kiryat Arba and Hebron” and to additional heritage projects related to Hebron.
“Against UNESCO’s denial of the past, Prime Minister Netanyahu is determined to present to the entire world the historic truth and the Jewish People’s deep connection – of thousands of years – to Hebron” the PM Bureau statement reads.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)