The White House announced Thursday that the U.S. will withdraw from UNESCO, the United Nations’ cultural body, citing its anti-Israel bias. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was quick to react, calling the decision a “brave and moral choice.”
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Rabbi Eckstein responded to the recent decision by the Trump administration to withdraw from UNESCO.
UNESCO’s anti-Israel bias has led Israel to join the U.S. in withdrawing from the U.N. organization, as announced by Prime Minister Netanyahu on Thursday.
As the U.N. body, which historically takes a stance against the Jewish state, struggles with regional rivalries and a lack of funds, it faces the loss of its greatest - and most pro-Israel - member.
As the rival Palestinian factions reach a unity deal, many Palestinians prefer peace with Hamas - and not Israel - because of the terror group's dream of destroying the Jewish state.