Rabbi Marvin Hier: "United Nations political bias against Israel is not enough, now they want cultural bias as well."

March 15, 2011

Rabbi Marvin Hier, founder and dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and two-time Academy Award winner, commented on last night's screening in the halls of the United Nations General Assembly of Miral, a film directed by noted American director Julian Schnabel that portrays an anti-Israel view of the Mideast conflict.

“Last night, when the General Assembly Hall was used for the first time to screen a pro-Palestinian film, marked another sad day in the 63-year-old history of the UN's bias against the state of Israel,” said Rabbi Hier. “It's bad enough that the 55 Moslem countries in the General Assembly have a virtual lock on the political resolutions there. Now the UN wants to extend that anti-Israel bias to the cultural and arts world as well.”

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