After More Than 40 Years, Israel Rejoins UNICEF Executive Board
After 40 year's, Israel once against is on the Executive Board of UNICEF.
After a hiatus of more than 40 years, Israel has returned to the Executive Board of the United Nations Childrens Fund. It will be the third time that the Jewish state has served on the executive board.Israel has a long history with the organization. UNICEF was established in 1946 by Ludwik Rajchman, a Jewish-Polish pediatrician and Holocaust survivor. Dr. Rajchmans original idea, to help European children who were victims of the Holocaust, developed into an international organization whose goal was to help children throughout the world.In recent years UNICEF has developed an anti-Israel reputation among many in the Jewish community, prompting a strong response from the Anti-Defamation League, who defended the organization.
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