US Envoy to UN Skewers World Body for anti-Israel Bias

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The Times of Israel reports: The US ambassador to the United Nations accused the world body of harboring a bias against Israel, while speaking in Tel Aviv on Monday night.

Samantha Power (pictured), addressing a group of Model UN participants at a school in Even Yehuda, east of the coastal city of Netanya, pointed to the rejection of rescue organization ZAKA as proof of the world body’s singling out of Israel for criticism.

“Bias has extended well beyond Israel as a country, Israel as an idea,” she said of the UN and particularly the UN Human Rights Council.

“Israel is just not treated like other countries,” she added during a Q&A session, while also maintaining that there are legitimate criticisms of the Jewish state.

Read more at the Times of Israel