'UNESCO is manipulated by Israel’s enemies and continually singles out the Jewish state for condemnation,' said Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon.

'The victims of terror attacks, along with the uniformed soldiers who fell in defense of the country, have a place in our hearts; they will never fade from our memory,' said Ambassador Danon. 

Israel’s Agency for International Development believes in the power of cooperation, fraternity and mutual assistance, sending aid to the all corners of the world and helping train thousands of individuals in dozens of countries during its 60-plus years of existence.

'In the interest of restoring calm and protecting civilians on both sides of the fence, I request that you strongly condemn Hamas and hold the terrorist organization accountable for these latest attacks,' Danon told the UN.