Lapid Slams UN Gaza War Probe

In News Surrounding Israel by Chris Katulka

The Times of Israel reports that Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid demanded United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres dissolve a commission investigating last year’s war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. This comes after antisemitic remarks were made by one of its members, Miloon Kothari, who said the “Jewish lobby” controls social media and even questioned why Israel is a UN member.

I’m not sure if Miloon Kothari remembers, but it was Hamas, a terrorist organization, that used Gaza as a launching pad to fire more than 4,300 rockets on Israel. Guterres should end this commission and remove Kothari for inciting antisemitic tropes that lead to more violence.

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Chris Katulka

Chris Katulka is the assistant director of North American Ministries for The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry, the host of The Friends of Israel Today radio program, a Bible teacher, and writer for Israel My Glory magazine.