My name is Fred and I am a gay conservative living in Ottawa. This blog supports limited government, the right of the State of Israel to live in peace and security, and tries to expose the threat to us all from cultural relativism, post-modernism, and radical Islam. I am also the founder of the Free Thinking Film Society in Ottawa (

Friday, October 29, 2010

Why I hate UNESCO....

As Netanyahu says, this is just absurd...
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Friday slammed world culture organization UNESCO's decision to characterize the site of Rachel's Tomb as a Muslim mosque.

"The attempt to separate the nation of Israel from its cultural heritage is absurd," said the prime minister.

A statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office read, "It is unfortunate that an organization that was established with the goal of promoting the cultural preservation of historical sites around the world, is attempting due to political reasons to uproot the connection between the nation of Israel and its cultural heritage."

The PMO's statement came in response to a report publicized by UNESCO that referred to Rachel's Tomb as a mosque and requested that Israel remove Rachel's Tomb -near the West Bank city of Bethlehem - and the Cave of the Patriarchs - in Hebron- from the Israeli list of national heritage sites.

UNESCO's requests comes after Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in March, according to Saudi paper Al Wattan, claimed that the al-Aksa Mosque, the Cave of the Patriarchs and Rachel’s Tomb “were not and never will be Jewish sites, but Islamic sites.”


Anonymous Anonymous said...

There's an anti-Israel coalition coalescing as we speak composed of Iran, Syria, Hezbollah, Hamas, and Turkey. This augurs badly for peace.

4:52 PM  
Blogger Pissedoff said...

And Canada wanted to be part of this BS. Harper grow a pair and get us out of this den of vipers and muzzie PIGS.

5:24 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Not only UNESCO but any agency connected with this corrupt, evil organization is dangerous and beneath contempt.

5:44 PM  
Anonymous Philanthropist said...

The United Nations is a failed state run by corrupt despots - no decent nation should have anything to do with the UN. It is disgusting.

11:22 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am proud of how our Prime Minister unequivically supports Israel. I am not Jewish in any way but common sense would say that Canadian support is exactly the right thing to do.

PS And thanks for continuing to put up these largely ignored news events Gay. It's important.


3:30 PM  

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