In the past week, Stand for Israel has sadly, but not surprisingly, reported on the latest instances of anti-Israel actions by the United Nations. In a piece for The Jerusalem Post, Isi Leibler writes that while such actions have become commonplace, it does not make them any less wrong:
Indeed the UNHRC has passed more resolutions condemning Israel over the past decade than all resolutions criticizing other governments combined.
This, despite the fact that countries leading the charge against Israel are themselves engaged in horrific human rights violations. And despite the fact that in Syria, Israel’s neighbor, hundreds of thousands have been killed and millions are trying to flee the country as President Bashar Assad’s army and Islamic State (ISIS) butcher entire communities.
The reality is that the UN, with its subsidiaries, has morphed into an evil body dominated by Islamic nations, tyrannies and rogue states whose policies it legitimizes...
Last month, it passed a resolution to boycott produce and compile a list of businesses over the Green Line – clearly a first step in the direction of sanctions and an extension of the global anti-Semitic boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement.
Similar outrageous bias is also prevalent in the UN General Assembly and Security Council where demonizing, delegitimizing and attributing all the woes of the world to the Jewish state is reminiscent of Nazi propaganda or the Middle Ages when Jews were held responsible for all the misfortunes of mankind.
The initiatives of these efforts to demonize Israel emanate from rogue states that dominate the UN...