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UN’s Relentless Attacks on Israel Publicly Criticized at UN

There was a microphone misfire at the UN on Thursday - someone told the truth!

A "hot mic" took center stage at the UN General Assembly on Nov. 14, 2013

A "hot mic" took center stage at the UN General Assembly on Nov. 14, 2013
Photo Credit: Lori Lowenthal Marcus

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At today’s session of the United Nations General Assembly, the body to which all 193 member nations belong, it was mostly business as usual. Mostly, but not completely.

Nine resolutions were passed denouncing Israel; none were passed denouncing any other nation on earth.

That’s right, no resolutions were passed condemning Syria for mass slaughter of its citizens, no resolutions were passed condemning North Korea which already executed 80 people this November alone, some merely for possessing a Bible or watching a movie from South Korea. And no resolutions were passed condemning the government of Sudan which has killed more than 170 people since protests erupted there on September 23, with scores more injured.

But here’s something very different that happened at the UN.

Other than the hieroglyphics inserted to protect The Jewish Press readers from harsh language, the following was actually said, out loud, into the ears of every delegate present at the U.N. on Thursday:

“Isn’t it a little weird? There are nine or ten resolutions against Israel. And I know there’s a problem with the Palestinians. But there’s other bad s*#@ going on and they’re spending so much time on this.”

Honesty at the UNGA.

But the person who made that statement, like the innocent child in the children’s book The Emperor’s New Clothes, was not an official, not a representative, not an “important” person at all.  It was an interpreter who said it.

The now famous UN interpreter thought she was simply speaking to the person sitting next to her, she did not realize that she was speaking into a “hot mic,” that is, a microphone that was transmitting her words to everyone in the hall who had their headphones on.

Upon hearing the outburst of laughter from delegates who heard her, the interpreter realized what happened and apologized.

Among the nine resolutions condemning Israel, was one which blamed Israel for its mistreatment of Syrian citizens in the “occupied Golan Heights.”

That’s right, it’s Israel who is mistreating Syrians, not Assad.  And the General Assembly even called on Israel to return the Golan Heights to Assad!  The whole world is calling for Assad to resign because he is unfit to rule, but the global assembly of nations tells Israel to hand over more Syrian citizens for Assad to butcher.

The saying, “in vino veritas” means the truth comes out when wine is imbibed.  In the UN, apparently the only time the truth comes out is when an innocent speaks, thinking no one will hear.

Hillel Neuer, executive director of UN Watch, first revealed the lapse in falsehood at Thursday’s UN meeting.

 

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About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is the US correspondent for The Jewish Press. She is a recovered lawyer who previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools.


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51 Responses to “UN’s Relentless Attacks on Israel Publicly Criticized at UN”

  1. Move the UN out of the USA…

  2. H Fragman Abramson says:

    Welcome to Chelm and the wisdom of fools.

  3. Howard Borman says:

    Here it finally is: blatant in your face reality of truth when the rest of the delegates hide behind their mother's aprons and refuse to be honest with themselves in accepting the verity that Israel is a light unto to world in good deeds (examples:
    one of the first to help in Earthquakes and Typhoons, such as the Philippines at this very moment).

  4. Roz Wolf says:

    Sigh. When will this be truth not just a small microphone mistake?

  5. Dan Silagi says:

    Secular Israel is a light unto the nations.

  6. Iris Rothschild Gold says:

    overwhelming amount of votes against Israel 160

  7. One of the greatest ironies is that, while condemning Israel as a monster, Syria is shipping people who gravely injured in the strictly internecine fighting there to Israeli hospitals- where they are treated with respect and accorded the finest medical care – all at Israeli taxpayer expense. The UN General Assembly has abandoned any pretense to moral sagacity that it ever had.

  8. Lenny Shedletsky says:

    Thank you, Howie.

  9. Louise Shah says:

    I like that bit about the author: "She is a recovered lawyer…." LOL!!

  10. Anonymous says:

    The U.N.has outlived it's usefulness!!!!!!

  11. Secular Israel does not exist. Israel is intrinsically holy.

  12. Cody Flecker says:

    Israel just pull out of this vipers nest. Perhaps if Israel just left the UN, its world wide standing will rise. It couldn't get any worse.

  13. Doreen Kraatz says:

    there is a lot israel is guilty for: massmurder of palestinians – also called ethnic cleansing or genocide. guilty of sitting on a land that never belonged to them in the first place. israel is only existing as a fairy tale. the killing and racist attacks on people from other countries. the whole country is based on religious oppression.

  14. Doreen Kraatz says:

    Daniel Paul Gold thats a cool joke

  15. Doreen Kraatz says:

    truly good deeds in killing refugees and palestines.

  16. I have to laugh at Doreen"s statement! Must be a Muslim spreading propaganda and lies! So unintelligent.

  17. Isaak says:

    Doreen, Do you work for the UN or are you high on Crack? Israel for thousands of years has been a Jewish country. Just that they gave alwas been killed and kicked out. You don’t have to go to far back. Just look from the time Mohammed which was about 1000 years ago. When they came thru Jerusalem, rapped, forced conversions, and killed tens of thousands of Jews.
    How can you say that Israel is an occupier, while Islam is the youngest religion amongst all other religions. Your ignorant to admit the truth. Your hatred for the Jews is clear. My last question is Why? Why do you hate the Jews so much?

  18. H Fragman Abramson says:

    Doreen–clearly you missed the news over the last few years. If we use any of the norms to weigh Israel first against its neighbors and then against the world you will be surprised that Israel’s neighbors and judges have the highest abuse of women and illiteracy rates in the world. It’s not for lack of resources as they are oil rich. So if you want to take the judgement of illiterate misagynists who want to return to the brutality of the 7 th century so they can freely “marry” (though we call it rape in America) little girls, routinely mutilate women’s genitalia and murder anyone who doesn’t believe their particular form of psychosis about what Mohammad did or didn’t do, be my guest. I have a personal rule about taking the word of hate mongering, small-minded women-hating ignoramuses over fact. Try it, you might learn something.

  19. Bill Davis says:

    God is in control . Tribulation WILL NOT be a fun time America.

  20. Reuven Ofir says:

    Doreen Kraatz: I suggest you refrain from posting anything. You just reveal the depth of your ignorance and hate. Think what your hatred is doing to you, the destructive energies you are using against yourself. I pity you.

  21. I don't know which land you are sitting on but I am sure this land doesn't belong you. Your place is a moon where I would send all other leftist-Nazis and islamo-Nazis

  22. Malcolm Pearl says:

    And you madam are a liar, a moron, and the most ignorant twat to walk the planet, if you are going to spew your bile, try doing it with the authority of truth, other than that you will remain no more than a 100% slobbering douche-bag

  23. Leonard Legg says:

    You are one sick, lost soul. Sorry for you.

  24. Arnau Fuentes says:

    The sad part of all this is the UN delegates laughing at the words of the interpreter.

  25. Sam Fredrickson says:

    Sure sounds like a German name! The hate of the Germans still goes on, even after all the help the world gave them after the slaughter of all the worlds people from 1959 to 1944 …God have mercy on your souls!

  26. God gave that land to Israel. Even Mohammed acknowledged this fact in the Koran!

  27. The Bible says in the book of Revelation that during the Tribulation ALL nations will come against Israel to try to destroy her. I never thought I'd see the day the the U.S. would turn on Israel. We are in the last days.

  28. Thank God I belong to Jesus and will one day be in a place where abortion and homosexual marriage will not be present and lot's of other things that are a travesty to this great nation of America that my dad and his brothers fought for. Be no Obamacare or wishy washy stand for nothing politicians and money determining elections of the unfit. Thank God for the day I meet Him face to face.

  29. Terry Allen Tucker says:

    Who backs the attacks? The Democratic National Committee and who votes overwhelmingly democrat? Jews….voting themselves back into the ovens! Better wake up Israel, the devils at your door.

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