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Letís Be Honest: The United Nations Is Anti-Semitic
Townhall.com ^ | December 28, 2017 | Robert Jeffries

Posted on 12/27/2017 9:04:37 PM PST by Kaslin

At one of the White House Christmas parties, President Trump asked me to say a few words before I closed the evening with a prayer. I thanked the President for many things, including “having the guts to do what no other president has done in officially recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.” “ Mr. President,” I said, “you are on the right side of history and the right side of God.”

That the United Nations is on the wrong side of history and would condemn President Trump’s declaration about Jerusalem was completely expected . . . and totally illogical. Historically, Jerusalem has been the recognized capital of Israel since 1000 BC. From a geopolitical perspective, the United Nations recognizes the right of every other nation to designate its own capital. Why not Israel?

The only logical explanation for the UN’s condemnation of U.S. policy about Israel is that the United Nations is overwhelmingly anti-Semitic. President Trump is right to oppose the financial excess, corruption, and growing anti-Semitism in the United Nations by cutting U.S. contributions $285 million — nearly 25 percent — in 2018.

It is clear that the organization — which receives nearly a quarter of its budget from the United States alone (far more than any other country) — is increasingly a safe place for pure anti-Semitism to grow. Its opposition to Israel has gone far beyond political opposition; it is a racist organization.

There is no end to the well-documented absurdities of the United Nations. It’s unthinkable that Turkey is now on the executive board of The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), which is responsible for promoting and protecting cultural sites around the world. This summer alone Turkey seized 50 ancient Christian churches and properties, not to mention the countless schools and universities affected by Erdogan’s vicious crackdown on human rights, schools and cultural institutions. 

Speaking of human rights, the United Nations’ Human Rights Commission (UNHRC) now includes the nations of Venezuela, Cuba, and the Philippines—all nations that are notorious for their violations of human rights. They also currently placed Syria, a virtual protectorate of Iran, on a committee focused on “decolonization,” and they once named Zimbabwe’s brutal former dictator, Robert Mugabe, a “goodwill ambassador” for the World Health Organization (WHO). These facts sound more like farce than fact—but the examples just go on and on; it would take pages and pages even to summarize them.

So, it should not surprise us that, according to UN Watch, the State of Israel has been subject to 46 condemnations from UNESCO as opposed to Syria’s single condemnation and no condemnations for North Korea, Iran or Sudan. The UN human rights council from 2006 to 2017 condemned Israel on 68 occasions, but only issued another 67 condemnations over the entire ten years for all the other nations of the world, combined. The UN General Assembly criticized individual nations 97 times from 2012 to 2015 of which 83 were against Israel. In 2017 alone the UN voted against Israel 21 times, and only voted to condemn Iran, Russia, North Korea, Myanmar and Syria, once. 



TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: israel; jerusalem; unitednations
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1 posted on 12/27/2017 9:04:37 PM PST by Kaslin
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The U.N. is antisemitic? No, really? Boy, they sure had me fooled...


2 posted on 12/27/2017 9:06:08 PM PST by EinNYC
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To: Kaslin

‘Invite’ the U.N. to 86 NYC

permanent 86


3 posted on 12/27/2017 9:06:12 PM PST by LeoWindhorse (America First !)
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To: Kaslin

The UN is really anti human rights. The countries appointed to head up the human rights commission are always the worst of the worst. Sudan????


4 posted on 12/27/2017 9:08:03 PM PST by MtnClimber (For photos of Colorado scenery and wildlife, click on my screen name for my FR home page.)
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To: Kaslin

Sure it is.


5 posted on 12/27/2017 9:09:57 PM PST by boycott
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To: Kaslin

Trump is the first President to make these people face reality, not the elaborate fantasies they’ve concocted for themselves over the decades, usually with our money. It’s a whole new ballgame.


6 posted on 12/27/2017 9:16:11 PM PST by JennysCool
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To: Kaslin
Anti Semitic and communist: https://www.unwatch.org/farce-u-n-s-2017-membership-human-rights-council/

Happy New Year! Meet the 2017 membership of the U.N. Human Rights Council, elected by the United Nations with the mandate to “uphold the highest standards in the promotion and protection of human rights“: Saudi Arabia Expertise in human rights: Death sentences for apostasy and adultery; corporal punishment including flogging and amputation; judiciary controlled by regime; beheading more peoeple than ever before; arbitrary arrests of dissenters and minorities; no freedom of speech; jails blogger Raif Badawi.

Venezuela Expertise in human rights: Widespread arbitrary detention; imprisonment of opposition leaders; intimidation of journalists; torture; policies causing mass hunger and health catastrophe.

China Expertise in human rights: Denial of freedom of speech, religion, and association; extrajudicial killings; repression of civil society; discrimination against Tibetans and other minorities.

Cuba Expertise in human rights: Systematic violation of freedom of speech, assembly, press; elections are neither free nor fair; threats and violence against dissidents. Iraq Expertise in human rights: Pro-government militias commit widespread human rights abuses, including assassinations, enforced disappearances, property destruction. Qatar

Expertise in human rights: Inhuman conditions for 1.4 million migrant workers; women denied basic rights to equality, denied right to be elected to legislative council; finances ISIS and Hamas.

Burundi Expertise in human rights: Police killings of peaceful protesters; government forces commit summary executions, targeted assassinations, enforced disappearances; arbitrary detention, torture, sexual violence; genocide warning.

Bangladesh Expertise in human rights: Extrajudicial killings, forced disappearances, killing of secular bloggers by Islamist groups, restrictions on online speech and the press, early and forced marriage, gender-based violence, abysmal working conditions and labor rights.

United Arab Emirates Expertise in human rights: No political parties, no option to change government; restrictions on freedoms of speech, press, assembly, association; arrests without charge, incommunicado detentions, lengthy pretrial detentions; police and prison guard brutality; violence against women; anti-gay discrimination; mistreatment and sexual abuse of foreign domestic servants and other migrant workers.

7 posted on 12/27/2017 9:19:15 PM PST by MtnClimber (For photos of Colorado scenery and wildlife, click on my screen name for my FR home page.)
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To: Kaslin

Arabs and other muslims are also Semitic people.
Some of the strongest “anti-semites” are ... Semites.
How about “anti-Judaism” or “anti-Israel”? The UN is definitely not opposed to Arabs or muslims.


8 posted on 12/27/2017 9:19:27 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all white armed conservatives)
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To: Kaslin
Great. I forgot the name of Jeffries this morning (truly).

So, "Father, please bless Franklin Graham and Robert Jeffries and help them guide President Trump in this coming year."
9 posted on 12/27/2017 9:20:56 PM PST by EliRoom8
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I wouldn’t say they’re anti-Semitic. They just hate Jews. Arab Muslims they’re fine with.


10 posted on 12/27/2017 9:29:57 PM PST by Telepathic Intruder
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To: Telepathic Intruder

Correct.


11 posted on 12/27/2017 9:33:13 PM PST by o-n-money (We should rename California to Newer Mexico.)
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To: Kaslin

Actually no, they love the arabs... and arabs are semites also.


12 posted on 12/27/2017 9:34:45 PM PST by aquila48
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The majority voting block is OIC.
It is an Islamic dominated, _institution_.


13 posted on 12/27/2017 9:49:39 PM PST by veracious (UN = OIC = Islam ; Dems may change USAgov completely, just amend USConstitution)
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To: LeoWindhorse

There’s propaganda posted here on FR telling us we should be so grateful and glad that Nikki Haley is trimming the UN budget.

“Wouldn’t she make a great president?” is also laced into some of the “Goebbels Dump” I read about Haley.

I say no way to Haley as POTUS and am reminded of the message I heard when I was young.

“US out of the UN and the UN out of the US”

Internationalism as embodied in the UN, the fulfillment of Progressive Woodrow Wilson’s dream, needs to be flushed away like any other excrement would be.


14 posted on 12/27/2017 9:52:37 PM PST by Nextrush (Freedom is everybody's business: Remember Pastor Niemoller)
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To: Kaslin

WHAT? How long have they been sitting on this information?


15 posted on 12/27/2017 10:11:02 PM PST by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ... we.)
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To: MtnClimber

Anti Semitic and marxist?
I call them the marxist muslim coalition, the same ones who foisted Obama on America. The same voices who voted him the best man for the last 10 years...
The same ones having the war on White Christian Western European man and his descendants (G7)...of which America is the hub.


16 posted on 12/27/2017 11:10:05 PM PST by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: Kaslin

And anti-American.


17 posted on 12/27/2017 11:44:57 PM PST by jmacusa ("Made it Ma, top of the world!'')
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18 posted on 12/28/2017 12:51:20 AM PST by LibWhacker
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To: Kaslin

,,,,,, it’s never been a secret the UN is anti-Semitic but what amazes me is my Jewish friends who are democrats who also appear to be less than supportive of Israel and it’s existence .


19 posted on 12/28/2017 4:15:14 AM PST by Lionheartusa1 ()-: There is nothing DEMOCRATIC about the democrat party ,, stop using that term :-()
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To: Kaslin

NOOOooo...!!!!


20 posted on 12/28/2017 4:38:37 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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