US Stands for Israel at UN

Stand for Israel  |  September 23, 2021

Annual United Nations General Assembly Brings World Leaders Together In Person, And Virtually
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 21: The seats reserved for Israel's delegation sit empty as U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about Israel and Palestinians at the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly on September 21, 2021 at U.N. headquarters in New York City. More than 100 heads of state or government are attending the session in person, although the size of delegations is smaller due to the Covid-19 pandemic. (Photo by Eduardo Munoz-Pool/Getty Images)

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.

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