BIN: The United Nations has earmarked some $18 million to fund Palestinian legal campaigns against Israel and to support the creation of an independent Palestinian state, in what experts are calling an unprecedented act singling out the Jewish state at the world body.
A document that was recently signed between the U.N. and the Palestinians outlines a “strategic programming framework” in the disputed territories from 2018-2022, and states that the U.N. will work to advise the Palestinian Authority on how to exploit “international accountability mechanisms” in order to hold Israel accountable for alleged violations of international law. The document is set to come into effect Jan. 1, 2018.
The document makes no references to Palestinian violations of international law and human rights, nor does it specify that the $18 million in funding should be applied to humanitarian assistance. Rather, the U.N. document states that the money should be used for developing programs that support “Palestine’s path to independence.” more …
Opinion: How typical that on the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration that began the miracle of Israel’s rebirth, UN Secretary-General António Guterres would show his anti-Semitic bias to a member state of the organization of which he heads. That, in the midst of supposed Egyptian-led peace negotiations.
The Psalmist Asaph, a temple priest wrote “They plot craftily against Your people, take counsel against Your treasured ones,” then prophesied a very specific alliance of nations that would one day attack Israel under a battle cry that has not changed in 3000 years:
They have said, “Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation That the name of Israel may be remembered no more.” Psalm 83:3-4