TO: President of the United Nations Security Council
As a supporter of the World Jewish Congress, American Section, and a concerned member of the global Jewish community, I am writing to urge you to take every possible action to formally designate Hezbollah as the terrorist organization that it is. It is incorrect and unacceptable to separate out its military wing from its political leadership.
This violent group with the stated mission of destroying the State of Israel has murdered innocent people around the world while funding its efforts by smuggling drugs, laundering money, and participating in organized crime.
For far too long, Hezbollah has been allowed to operate with impunity, facing few consequences for its acts of terror, and even being granted legitimacy by some nations and international bodies.
Hezbollah poses a clear and present threat to Israel, Jewish communities around the world, and the stability of the Middle East, operating as a clear proxy for Iran’s ambitions throughout the region.
Designating Hezbollah as a terrorist organization will make it possible to curb their violent global agenda by imposing sanctions and prosecuting them for their criminal actions.
I implore you do everything within your power to finally designate Hezbollah as a terrorist group. It is a necessary and crucial step in the fight against global terror.
Thank you for your attention.
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