A historic debate is being held at the United Nations today, at the end of which the General Assembly is expected to adopt an Israeli-proposed resolution to combat Holocaust denial.

At the beginning of the debate, Israeli Ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan presented the draft resolution he initiated on behalf of Israel on the issue of the fight against Holocaust denial and distortion, and will tell the personal story of his family.

"Beyond defining Holocaust distortion and denial, this resolution is a commitment to make sure that this phenomenon will be tolerated no more." Erdan said.

"As Israel's ambassador, this resolution is my most important initiative, but not only because I represent a Jewish state, not only because I am a Jew, but also because I am the grandson of Holocaust survivors"

The decision includes the adoption of the definition of Holocaust denial, the imposition of responsibility on Internet companies to act to remove content that denies or distorts the Holocaust, and more. If the decision is adopted, it will be only the second time since the establishment of the state in which Israel passes a rally decision on its behalf at the UN.... Read More: Arutz-7