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Israel’s United Nations Ambassador Demands Resignation of Anti-Semitic Official

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Israeli officials during Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech at the United Nations.

Ynet – Israel has requested the UN dismiss Rima Khalaf, currently serving as the UN’s under-secretary-general, for anti-Semitic statements she made in an official report.

“The accusation that Israel is conducting ethnic cleansing is the essence of modern anti-Semitism and it is unforgivable,” Israel’s UN Ambassador Ron Prosor wrote to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon Wednesday, in wake of a report penned by Khalaf, a Jordanian national.

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