Once Again, the UN Raises Its Anti-Semitic Head

By Michael Brown Published on June 15, 2018

It’s one thing to bring fair criticisms against Israel. It’s another thing to single out Israel for unrelenting, biased, and unfair criticism. And when someone constantly treats Israel unfairly and brings false accusations against the nation, that goes beyond anti-Zionism. It crosses the line into anti-Semitism. The UN has crossed that line time and time again.

Total Distortion

As noted by Israeli journalist Ben-Dror Yemini, “There is a place, indeed a vital place, for publicizing facts and advancing criticism. The problem lies in maintaining a sense of proportion. When the loaded term of opprobrium ‘apartheid’ is regularly attached to garden-variety cases of discrimination, when the various organs of the United Nations condemn Israel more than any other state in the world, when Amnesty International and other bodies zero in on Israel more than on any other country — the result is total distortion.”

And that total distortion has deadly consequences.

Resolutions Against Israel

Regarding the UN, Yemini notes that “in 2012, the UN General Assembly passed 22 resolutions against Israel, in contrast to four against the rest of the world. In 2015, the General Assembly adopted 20 resolutions singling out Israel for criticism — and only three resolutions regarding the rest of the world combined.

“As of 2010, since its inception in 2006, the UN Human Rights Council has adopted 33 resolutions against specific countries, of which 27 were against Israel. In 2013, the Council adopted 25 resolutions, four for all the other countries in the world and 21 against Israel.

“Hundreds of thousands of people around the world were victims of tyrannical regimes, and countless massacres and pogroms were committed. Israel did not commit even a fraction of these misdeeds, but it has been condemned more than any other country, perhaps more than all other countries combined” (Industry of Lies: Media, Academia, and the Israeli-Arab Conflict).

This has been the UN’s pattern for decades. And it was not about to break form this week, when it passed yet another anti-Israel resolution.

One-Sided Vote

This time the UN condemned Israel for “excessive use of force” against Gazan border protesters. It failed even to mention the provocations of Hamas terrorists. The vote was 120 nations for, 8 nations against, and 45 abstaining.

As reported by the Washington Post, “The U.N. General Assembly approved a Palestinian-backed resolution Wednesday blaming Israel for violence in Gaza and deploring its ‘excessive use of force,’ after narrowly rejecting a U.S. demand to add a condemnation of attacks on Israel by Gaza’s Hamas rulers.

“The votes reflected wide concern in the 193-member world body that the resolution sponsored by Arab and Islamic nations was one-sided and failed to even mention Hamas, which has fired over 100 rockets at Israel.”

Unpeaceful Protests

But Hamas not only fired rockets at Israel. It rallied tens of thousands of protesters whose goal was to break down the boundary fence and attack and kill Israelis. In the words of Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar, “We will take down Israel’s border and tear out Israeli hearts from their bodies.” Those sound like violent, fighting words to me.

In truth, these were anything but peaceful protests, and Israel did its level best to stop the violence before it happened. As noted by the Jerusalem Institute for Justice:

  • The Hamas terror organization led another round of its confrontation campaign from Gaza against Israel. Orchestrated by Hamas, approximately 40,000 rioters gathered at the border and several thousand tried to storm into Israel at 13 locations.
  • The rioters hurled firebombs and explosive devices, burned tires, threw rocks and launched flaming objects with the intention of igniting fires in Israeli territory, breaking into Israeli villages, and harming Israeli security officers.
  • Israel made relentless efforts to prevent the masses from violently breaching the border. These included early warnings (by leaflets, direct phone calls, on radio and social media), as well as the use of non-lethal means (water cannons, tear gas, smoke grenades, rubber bullets).
  • Inflamed and violent crowds cannot be allowed to storm the border fence, opening a way to infiltrate into Israeli towns and threaten Israeli civilians.

But when it comes to Israel and the UN, there is only one side. It’s the anti-Israel side, which is often a close neighbor to the anti-Semitic side. Israel (= the Jewish nation) is always in the wrong.

The U.S. Response

Thankfully, under the Trump administration, and with the able leadership of Ambassador Nikki Haley, there has been a vigorous response to UN bias. As Haley remarked after the vote, “In the face of Hamas terrorists routinely inciting violence, firing over a hundred rockets into Israeli communities, and even attacking the crossing point that brings humanitarian supplies into Gaza, today the UN made the morally bankrupt judgment that the recent Gaza violence is all Israel’s fault.”

Israel’s ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon, shared similar sentiments. “The hypocrisy of the General Assembly,” he noted, “knows no bounds as anti-Israel elements deceitfully blocked the condemnation of Hamas, a murderous terrorist organization. This was a badge of shame for the UN.”

The good news (what little good news there is after this latest fiasco) is that there was a strong effort to single out Hamas for its terrorist activities. However, the US-led effort did not pass. Still, as Haley noted, “a plurality of 62 countries voted in favor of the U.S.-led effort to address Hamas’s responsibility for the disastrous conditions in Gaza. We had more countries on the right side than the wrong side.”

That, for sure, is a positive sign. Forgive me, though, if I’m not holding my breath, expecting the UN to turn on a dime and begin to treat Israel fairly. Past history gives me cause to remain skeptical.

I would love to be proven wrong.

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  • Jacob Miller

    Is Nancy Flory plagiarizing this article? This very same article is on Charisma News with Dr. Brown Listed as the author.

    What’s going on here?

  • Patmos

    The UN is a pagan organization, mostly there to try to fool the people of the world about God. They themselves know about God, and do tremble.

  • John

    Dr. Brown,
    All you say may be true about the UN and anti-Israel actions they have taken. But really you are just playing the “victim” card here. Yes, Israel is today and for thousands of years been treated unfairly. Whining about the abuse is not going to do any good.
    Let us quit complaining about being abused, (the victim mentality so prevalent in our culture today), and do our best to be the “salt and light” individually as followers of Jesus.

    John at Creation Church.

  • Stu Nahan

    Dr. Michael Brown’s full-time job is running interference – in the
    name of Jesus – for a political project known as Zionism (launched back
    in 1897) the aim of which was to take Palestine from the Palestinians
    and turn it into a Jewish state. This aim has largely been accomplished
    by the theft of Palestinian land & genocide of the Palestinian
    people.

    Brown’s lying & deceptive tactics are found in much of
    his writing & videos. Take for example Dr. Brown’s whitewashing of
    the Talmud, the central book of Judaism, not the Torah as many
    Christians are deceived into believing.

    Here is Dr. Brown’s video on the Talmud: youtube(dot)com/watch?v=gtzyw4FnzZE

  • Stu Nahan

    Dr. Michael Brown’s full-time job is running interference – in the name
    of Jesus – for a political project known as Zionism (launched back in
    1897) the aim of which was to take Palestine from the Palestinians and
    turn it into a Jewish state. This aim has largely been accomplished by
    the theft of Palestinian land & genocide of the Palestinian people.

  • Stu Nahan

    Dr. Michael Brown’s full-time job is running interference – in the name of Jesus – for a political project known as Zionism (launched back in 1897) the aim of which was to take Palestine from the Palestinians and turn it into a Jewish state. This aim has largely been accomplished by the theft of Palestinian land & genocide of the Palestinian people.

    Brown’s lying & deceptive tactics are found in much of his writing & videos. Take for example Dr. Brown’s whitewashing of the Talmud, the central book of Judaism, not the Torah as many Christians are deceived into believing.

    Here is Dr. Brown’s video on the Talmud: youtube(dot)com/watch?v=gtzyw4FnzZE

    Notice Dr. Brown’s game. He whitewashes the Talmud, which says, among other things, that Jesus Christ is burning in hell in hot excrement & that his mother Mary is a w-hore, by appealing to the Talmud being a very big book, composed of many volumes and focused on matters of Jewish law. Did you notice Dr. Brown fails to quote the abhorrent, blatant anti-Christ statements made in the Talmud and the pedophilia, sodomy, supremacism that it advocates? Why would Dr. Brown hide the specific anti-Christ/evil statements in the Talmud from Christians?

    Dr. Brown plays the same game when it comes to Israel. In typical fashion, out of one side of his mouth he halfheartedly acknowledges the propriety of legitimate criticism then spends the rest of his time dismissing criticism of Israel as anti-Zionist & anti-Semitic. It should be noted that one of the key tools used by Jews to silence legitimate criticism is the never-ending cry of “anti-Semitism”. A former female government minister from Israel explains here (youtube(dot)com/watch?v=D0kWAqZxJVE) how Jews use it as a trick to try to shut people up.

    Is Israel an apartheid state? Without a doubt.

    1. youtu(dot)be/9LX4LigFtPk?t=388

    2. youtu(dot)be/9IqK–SDRiA?t=103

    Resolutions against Israel. The UN Resolutions against Israel are well-deserved & have NOTHING to do with anti-Semitism.

    It should be noted that UN Resolution 242 which required Israel to withdraw its forces from the lands conquered and occupied in the 1967 war was agreed to by Israel. UN Resolution 242 required Israel to withdraw from the West Bank & Gaza. However, although Israel claimed to accept the resolution it NEVER honored its word, troops were never withdrawn from Gaza & the West Bank and the land Israel illegally occupied was never returned.

    Regarding the Unpeaceful Protest nonsense.

    1. youtube(dot)com/watch?v=aJSjE1mZdL4

    2. youtube(dot)com/watch?v=dIfe2FzQr60

    Dr. Brown’s advocacy amounts to support of murder & apartheid in the name of Jesus therein encouraging Christians to do the same. Christian Zionism is an unscriptural, demonic hijack of Christianity to advance a political project known as Zionism & Dr. Brown is one of its most vociferous apostles.

  • Stu Nahan

    Dr. Michael Brown’s full-time job is running interference – in the name of Jesus – for a political project known as Zionism (launched back in 1897) the aim of which was to take Palestine from the Palestinians and turn it into a Jewish state. This aim has largely been accomplished by the theft of Palestinian land & genocide of the Palestinian people.
    Brown’s lying & deceptive tactics are found in much of his writing & videos. Take for example Dr. Brown’s whitewashing of the Talmud, the central book of Judaism, not the Torah as many Christians are deceived into believing.

  • Stu Nahan

    Dr. Michael Brown’s full-time job is running interference – in the name of Jesus – for a political project known as Zionism (launched back in 1897) the aim of which was to take Palestine from the Palestinians and turn it into a Jewish state. This aim has largely been accomplished by the theft of Palestinian land & genocide of the Palestinian people.

    Brown’s lying & deceptive tactics are found in much of his writing & videos. Take for example Dr. Brown’s whitewashing of the Talmud, the central book of Judaism, not the Torah as many Christians are deceived into believing.

    Here is Dr. Brown’s video on the Talmud: youtube(dot)com/watch?v=gtzyw4FnzZE

    Notice Dr. Brown’s game. He whitewashes the Talmud, which says, among other things, that Jesus Christ is burning in hell in hot excrement & that his mother Mary is a w-hore, by appealing to the Talmud being a very big book, composed of many volumes and focused on matters of Jewish law. Did you notice Dr. Brown fails to quote the abhorrent, blatant anti-Christ statements made in the Talmud and the pedophilia, sodomy, supremacism that it advocates? Why would Dr. Brown hide the specific anti-Christ/evil statements in the Talmud from Christians?

    Dr. Brown plays the same game when it comes to Israel. In typical fashion, out of one side of his mouth he halfheartedly acknowledges the propriety of legitimate criticism then spends the rest of his time dismissing criticism of Israel as anti-Zionist & anti-Semitic. It should be noted that one of the key tools used by Jews to silence legitimate criticism is the never-ending cry of “anti-Semitism”. A former female government minister from Israel explains here (youtube(dot)com/watch?v=D0kWAqZxJVE) how Jews use it as a trick to try to shut people up.

    Is Israel an apartheid state? Without a doubt.

    1. youtu(dot)be/9LX4LigFtPk?t=388
    2. youtu(dot)be/9IqK–SDRiA?t=103

    Resolutions against Israel. The UN Resolutions against Israel are well-deserved & have NOTHING to do with anti-Semitism.
    It should be noted that UN Resolution 242 which required Israel to withdraw its forces from the lands conquered and occupied in the 1967 war was agreed to by Israel. UN Resolution 242 required Israel to withdraw from the West Bank & Gaza. However, although Israel claimed to accept the resolution it NEVER honored its word, troops were never withdrawn from Gaza & the West Bank and the land Israel illegally occupied was never returned.

    Regarding the Unpeaceful Protest nonsense.

    1. youtube(dot)com/watch?v=aJSjE1mZdL4
    2. youtube(dot)com/watch?v=dIfe2FzQr60

    Dr. Brown’s advocacy amounts to support of murder & apartheid in the name of Jesus therein encouraging Christians to do the same. Christian Zionism is an unscriptural, demonic hijack of Christianity to advance a political project known as Zionism & Dr. Brown is one of its most vociferous apostles.

  • Stu Nahan

    Dr. Michael Brown’s full-time job is running interference – in the name of Jesus – for a political project known as Zionism (launched back in 1897) the aim of which was to take Palestine from the Palestinians and turn it into a Jewish state. This aim has largely been accomplished by the theft of Palestinian land & genocide of the Palestinian people.
    Brown’s lying & deceptive tactics are found in much of his writing & videos. Take for example Dr. Brown’s whitewashing of the Talmud, the central book of Judaism, not the Torah as many Christians are deceived into believing.
    Here is Dr. Brown’s video on the Talmud: youtube(dot)com/watch?v=gtzyw4FnzZE
    Notice Dr. Brown’s game. He whitewashes the Talmud, which says, among other things, that Jesus Christ is burning in hell in hot excrement & that his mother Mary is a w-hore, by appealing to the Talmud being a very big book, composed of many volumes and focused on matters of Jewish law. Did you notice Dr. Brown fails to quote the abhorrent, blatant anti-Christ statements made in the Talmud and the pedophilia, sodomy, supremacism that it advocates? Why would Dr. Brown hide the specific anti-Christ/evil statements in the Talmud from Christians?
    Dr. Brown plays the same game when it comes to Israel. In typical fashion, out of one side of his mouth he halfheartedly acknowledges the propriety of legitimate criticism then spends the rest of his time dismissing criticism of Israel as anti-Zionist & anti-Semitic. It should be noted that one of the key tools used by Jews to silence legitimate criticism is the never-ending cry of “anti-Semitism”. A former female government minister from Israel explains here (youtube(dot)com/watch?v=D0kWAqZxJVE) how Jews use it as a trick to try to shut people up.
    Is Israel an apartheid state? Without a doubt.
    1. youtu(dot)be/9LX4LigFtPk?t=388
    2. youtu(dot)be/9IqK–SDRiA?t=103
    Resolutions against Israel. The UN Resolutions against Israel are well-deserved & have NOTHING to do with anti-Semitism.
    It should be noted that UN Resolution 242 which required Israel to withdraw its forces from the lands conquered and occupied in the 1967 war was agreed to by Israel. UN Resolution 242 required Israel to withdraw from the West Bank & Gaza. However, although Israel claimed to accept the resolution it NEVER honored its word, troops were never withdrawn from Gaza & the West Bank and the land Israel illegally occupied was never returned.
    Regarding the Unpeaceful Protest nonsense.
    1. youtube(dot)com/watch?v=aJSjE1mZdL4
    2. youtube(dot)com/watch?v=dIfe2FzQr60
    Dr. Brown’s advocacy amounts to support of murder & apartheid in the name of Jesus therein encouraging Christians to do the same. Christian Zionism is an unscriptural, demonic hijack of Christianity to advance a political project known as Zionism & Dr. Brown is one of its most vociferous apostles.

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