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Danon: Social Media Makes It ‘So Easy to Spread Hate’ Today


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Anti-Semitism is on the rise in the US, Latin America and Europe and it’s time to take action, former Israeli ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, told CBN News.

“When we look at social media, today, it's so easy to spread hate,” Danon said.

“Today, you can spread hate.  You know, you can sit in your house next to your computer and spread lies against the Jews and that's what's happening today,” he added.

Danon explained that it’s not just a problem for Israel to combat, but all countries need to be actively fighting anti-Semitism.

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Chris Mitchell

In a time where the world's attention is riveted on events in the Middle East, CBN viewers have come to appreciate Chris Mitchell's timely reports from this explosive region of the world. Chris brings a Biblical and prophetic perspective to these daily news events that shape our world. He first began reporting on the Middle East in the mid-1990s. Chris repeatedly traveled there to report on the religious and political issues facing Israel and the surrounding Arab states. One of his more significant reports focused on the emigration of persecuted Christians from the Middle East. In the past