US Stands for Israel at UN
Stand for Israel | September 23, 2021
For those who stand for Israel, hateful sentiment toward the Jewish state by the international community (particularly the United Nations) is no surprise. Nor is the friendship of Israel’s greatest ally – the United States.
The U.S. certainly stood for Israel this week at the United Nations General Assembly. Newsweek’s Zoe Strozewski reports that Israel’s American allies walked out in solidarity after an anti-Israel resolution was drafted:
After a draft resolution was introduced at the United Nations General Assembly that likened Zionism to racism, the U.S. and Israel walked out of the annual meeting, the Associated Press reported. The provision, which also singled out Israel for criticism, was eventually discarded.
Zionism is “the Jewish national movement of self-determination in the land of Israel — the historical birthplace and biblical homeland of the Jewish people,” according to the Anti-Defamation League. The assembly was scheduled on Wednesday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the U.N. World Conference Against Racism in Durban, South Africa, a controversial gathering that saw disputes over the Middle East and slavery’s legacy, AP reported…
We thank God for Israel’s allies – in America, and elsewhere across the globe – all who stand for her and the Jewish people.