UN Rejects Jericho’s Biblical History
This is only the most recent attempt to erase the history and heritage of God’s people. Intervene on behalf of the Jewish people, Lord!
From CBN. UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has declared ancient Jericho as a “Palestinian Heritage” site, and some say that eradicates the biblical connection to the city.
Considered the “oldest city in the world,” Jericho is most commonly known for its biblical history. …
Israeli Foreign Ministry officials were quoted as saying they “see the decision as another sign of the Palestinians’ cynical use of UNESCO and the politicization of the organization.” …
It’s not the first time UNESCO has declared a biblical site as part of the Palestinian Authority. In 2018, the U.N. body declared Rachel’s Tomb … and the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron … as “an integral part of the Occupied Palestinian territory.” …
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(Excerpt from CBN. Photo Credit: Amir Levy/Getty Images)
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