President of Egypt Anwar Sadat makes a historic trip to Jerusalem and offers a complete peace in exchange for Israel's full withdrawal from Sinai. A year later a peace agreement is signed at Camp David. President Sadat is called a traitor by an Arab League and eventually assassinated by Muslim Brotherhood in 1981.



On that day, it will be said to Jerusalem, ‘Have no fear! O Zion, do not despair!’ ZECHARIAH (3:16)

President Obama is addressing General Assembly during the 65th session at the United Nations

Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion reads the declaration of the state of Israel at an official ceremony following the United Nations' partition of Palestine. Tel Aviv, May 14, 1948.  PM David Ben-Gurion reads the declaration of the state of Israel following the United Nations' partition of Palestine


UN Resolutions

  UN General Assembly Resolution 181  -  Termination of British Mandate and partition of Palestine

  UN Security Council Resolution 242  -  Aftermath of 1967 Six-Day War

Interpretation of UN Security Council Resolution 242  

UN General Assembly Resolution 273  -  Adapted 5/11/1949 to admit State of Israel to membership in United Nations

  UN Security Council Resolution 338  -  Calls for a seacefire in 1973 Yom Kippur War

UN Security Coucil Resolution 1559  -  Passed 9/2/2004 and calls upon all remaining foreign forces to withdraw from Lebanon and the disbanding and disarmament of all Lebanese militias

US Security Coucil Resolution 1583  -  Passed on 1/28/2005. Security Council recalled the Secretary-General's conclusion that Israel had withdrawn its forces from Lebanon as of 16 June 2000, in accordance with Resolution 425.

UN Security Council Resolution 1701  -  Passed 8/11/2006 and calls Israel to withdraw all of its forces from Lebanon in parallel with Lebanese and UNIFIL soldiers deploying throughout the South and disarmament of all armed groups in Lebanon (implying Hezbollah)

UN Security Council Resolution 1860  -  Passed 1/9/2009 and calls for full cessetion of hostilities between Israel and Hamas

  UN Securuty Council Resolution 2334  -  Passed 12/23/2016 Regarding Israeli Settlements Including Jerusalem

 2334 - The Misguided Resolution

 UN Watch - Israel


Jerusalem Panorama