Tuesday, February 25, 2020

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I believe that your readers will find the following information interesting. Last week I received this announcement from Facebook concerning my public page, “Your post goes against our Community Standards so only you can see it.” What was my objectionable post? It was a video that I shared from “Breaking Israel News, Israel365” entitled, “Arab Christian Soldier in Israel.” The video tells the story of Samer Barham, an Israeli-Arab Christian, who voluntarily served in the Armored Corps of the IDF. The video recounts some of his experiences as an Arab Christian in the IDF and what his life was like living in the Jewish state.

The only “Community Standards” that I can picture have been broken are the “standards” of the anti-Israel and anti-Semitic communities. Hopefully Facebook will restore this to my Facebook page and review their banning policies when they receive a complaint about what has been posted.

Howard J. Cohn
New Milford