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It’s time American Jews speak out loudly against this discriminatory stance, particularly since this is an election year in the U.S.

After all, the United States contributes half a billion dollars each year toward the UN’s budget, which represents a quarter of the organization’s total.

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Through its impeccable record of mistreating Israel, America’s closest ally in the Middle East, the UN long ago made a mockery of the principles it claims to champion.

There is no reason why the American taxpayer needs to continue funding this campaign of demonization.

So in the months ahead, as your senators and congressmen seek to elicit your support, utilize the opportunity to drive home a simple message: in a time of austerity, cutting U.S. funding to the UN would not only be fiscally prudent but also morally and diplomatically warranted.

Michael Freund is chairman of Shavei Israel (www.shavei.org), which assists lost tribes and hidden Jewish communities to return to the Jewish people.

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Michael Freund is the Founder and Chairman of Shavei Israel. He writes a syndicated column and feature stories for the Jerusalem Post, Israel’s leading English-language daily, and he previously served as Deputy Director of Communications & Policy Planning in the Prime Minister’s Office under Benjamin Netanyahu. A native of New York, he holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.

6 COMMENTS

  1. not surprised they are going after the Vatican it is also a seat of power. and it has been forecasted that the vatican will be destroyed and that all nation will come against Isreal, but the lord God Himself will fight for Israel. As it is His chosen nation.

  2. Yes, the Jew-hating, Israel-blaming crowd is in a tizzy over what has been going on in the Middle East. Imagine, Murder, mayhem and slaughter going on…and not one single Jew to pin it on.

    What's most surprising to me is that the pro-Israel writers/bloggers/reporters have not really made a big commotion about this. They are just sort of sitting back and hoping that people will discover for themselves how all of the killing has had absolutely nothing to do with Israel's existence, or its right to exist.

    This is why Israel and the Jews are continuous losers in the public relations war.

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