A couple of Birthright participants have asked me what is going with these headlines about a United Nations vote regarding the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. So let me briefly try to explain three things in this episode. What is UNESCO, and what is this controversy about? Second, what does this resolution say and why are people so upset? And third, why is this controversy even happening.
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From ancient history to current events, take yourself on a journey through the story of the Jewish People, from someone who has led hundreds of Jewish young professionals on trips throughout Israel. From the beginning of creation to modern Israel, each short episode is geared to appeal both to someone looking for the Jewish 101, as well as to those looking to go a bit beyond the basic story they already know.