Review of the fight for Israel at the United Nations
Danny Danon, who previously served as Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations and is now chairman of the global Likud, has just published an exciting book, ‘In the Lion’s Den: Israel and the World,’ which is a must-read for everyone. . interested in Israel and the Middle East.
The book explores Danon’s struggles and successes as Israel’s ambassador to the UN during the Obama-Trump years. In the book, Danon reveals his behind-the-scenes strategy and planning and describes the methods he used to counter the daily harsh and unfair criticism of Israel at the UN and around the world.
The book examines the role of the United States in the United Nations under the Obama administration, which many have characterized as anti-Israel, and during the more pro-Israel US administration under Donald Trump. The foreword to the book is written by Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the UN from 2017 to 2019.
Before tackling politics and diplomacy, Danon first addresses intimate moments throughout his life. The reader learns of his fathers’ journey from Egypt to Israel and the poverty his father’s family endured upon reaching the Jewish homeland. Danon reflects on the unique challenges Sephardic Jews faced when emigrating to Israel and reveals the trauma his father suffered, which profoundly affected the family’s worldview. (You can read an excerpt here).
One of the most fascinating parts of the book concerns Danon’s actions against United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334, in December 2016, which declared Israel’s settlement activity a “flagrant violation” of human rights. internationally and had “no legal validity”.
“In the Lion’s Den” is Danon’s second book. Like the first, “The Will to Prevail,” it is a powerful call to action, providing global Jewry with a toolkit to combat anti-Israel hatred, now and in the future. .
Danny Danon is an Israel fighter, Israel defender and ideologue who has spent his life fighting for the Jewish people. His book is required reading for those interested in the Middle East and the State of Israel.
Ronn Torossian is a public relations manager.