Will the UN Protect Human Rights of Jews?

Yisrael Medad,

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Yisrael Medad
I am a resident of Shiloh, with my wife and children, and now grandchildren, since 1981, having come on Aliyah in 1970. I have served in a volunteer capacity as a Yesha Council spokesperson, twice a member of Amana's secretariat, Benjamin Regional Council plenum member and mayor of Shiloh. I was a parliamentary aide for Geula Cohen and two other MKs, an advisor to a Minister, vice-chairman and executive director of Israel's Media Watch and currently, am Information and Content Resource coordinator for the Begin Heritage Center.

The UN continues to highlight its lack of relevancy to the intentions of its charter.

Jordan’s UN ambassador, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein,

became the UN's human rights chief Monday.  Zeid's father, Prince Raad, was the grandson Sharif Hussein of Hejaz as his father was Prince Zeid, Hussein's youngest son.

The UN expanded:

...Headquartered in Geneva, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is mandated to promote...preventing human rights violations, securing respect for all human rights, promoting international cooperation to protect human rights, coordinating related activities throughout the UN, and strengthening and streamlining the UN system in the field of human rights...

Can Jews be expected to benefit from this appointment?

Well, Zeid worked for Jordan's Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh and he has just said

that the country has sent letters to the UN Security Council members, the UN secretary- general, and the EU, informing them about Israeli actions at the Al-Aksa Mosque on the Temple Mount. 

What actions could cause that?


and UN Middle East Peace Envoy Robert Serry on Tuesday discussed challenges and obstacles facing the peace process...

Judeh reaffirmed Jordan’s position in support of safeguarding Palestinians’ legitimate rights and establishing an independent Palestinian state.  He said other regional events should not lead to losing focus on the central issue, which is the Palestinian cause.

and he became explicit

Judeh urged all influential parties to work toward ensuring the resumption of serious negotiations between the Palestinians and Israelis, adding that unless this is achieved, Israel will continue its unilateral actions in the occupied Palestinian lands including settlement construction, and violations against Jerusalem and will continue attempts to change the Arab and Islamic identity of the holy city. The minister said Jordan will not spare any effort to shoulder its responsibilities towards the Islamic and Christian holy sites in the occupied city based on the Hashemite custodianship of the holy places in the city.

Wait!  "Islamic and Christian holy sites in the occupied city"?

Don't we Jews have human rights?

What was I thinking?